English Graduate Fellowships and Awards
These fellowships and awards may provide continuing graduate students with stipends, tuition waivers, and/or research and travel support.
The English Department offers up to four one-year dissertation fellowships each year to doctoral candidates who complete all program requirements in a timely manner. Each carries a stipend of $17,400 and a release from teaching duties for the academic year.
The English Department offers two Rudy Almasy Summer Fellowships and one Blaydes Family Summer Fellowship each year to doctoral candidates who complete all program requirements in a timely manner. The Almasy Fellowship gives preference to students toward the beginning of the dissertation stage, and carries a stipend of $5,000 per student; recipients are not permitted to teach during the summer of the award. The Blaydes Fellowship gives preference to students toward the end of the dissertation stage, and carries a stipend of $1,000; the recipient is permitted to teach during only one session of the summer of the award.
Summer Humanities Internships
Three awards of $4,000 each are available to students at any stage of the Ph.D. program who wish to pursue summer internships related to their professional goals.
Support for Travel
Graduate students are encouraged to participate in scholarly development activities early and often. Support for conference- or other research-related travel is available from a variety of sources, including:
- [Office of
Academic Affairs] Doctoral Student Research Program, for non-conference,
dissertation-research travel; Ph.D. students only (up to $800 per award)
- [Office of
Academic Affairs] Doctoral Student Travel Program, for conference travel; Ph.D.
students only (up to $400 per award)
College of Arts and Sciences] Graduate Student Travel Assistance Program, for
conference-presentation travel (up to $300 per award)
Department] Dot Sedley Graduate Student Travel Fund, for
conference-presentation travel; M.A., M.F.A. and P.W.E. students only (up to
$500 per award)