University of Rochester

University of Rochester Graduate Fellowships

The Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull University Fellowship

The Sproull Fellowships are provided to twelve promising graduate students from all disciplines upon admission to the University of Rochester. This fellowship, which can be granted for up to two years, allows students to pursue their dissertation work independent of teaching requirements and currently grants $22,000 to the chosen student.

Prospective graduate students are automatically considered for these fellowships.

The Provost's Fellowships

Provost's Fellowships are granted to doctoral students in all disciplines from underrepresented groups who are U.S. citizens.

Graduate students are nominated by their department for this award.  Currently students who are awarded a Provost Fellowship will receive five years of funding for $20,000.

The Raymond N. Ball Dissertation-Year Fellowship

The Ball Fellowship provides a one-year dissertation fellowship award to an outstanding fifth-year graduate student in the humanities, economics, or business administration. The award is made by the University dean of graduate studies based on nominations from the relevant departments.

Frederick Douglass Institute Fellowship for Graduate Studies

The Douglass Institute offers a fellowship that includes a tuition scholarship and a stipend of $18,000 in an academic year.

Douglass Fellows are expected to participate in programs with faculty and students, must make two presentations based upon their research and contribute to African and African-American studies at the University of Rochester.

Susan B. Anthony Institute For Gender and Women's Studies

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies offers grants for teaching, research and dissertation work.

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies offers grants to support research in gender and women's studies by University of Rochester graduate students. Proposals may include such items as travel to professional conferences (in cases where the applicant is on the program), travel for research purposes, and expenses connected with research.

The Susan B. Anthony Teaching Fellowship is awarded to graduate students who teach Women's Studies 100, Introduction to Women's Studies, a 2-credit course. This Teaching Fellowship will offer an award of $2,500 for an individual graduate student.

The Susan B. Anthony Dissertation Award is given to the University of Rochester Ph.D. candidate with the most distinguished dissertation in women's and/or gender studies. The Dissertation Award amount is $1,000 and was awarded for the first time in Spring 2005.