Funding Resources

The Office of Graduate Studies provides links to funding sources within KU, external funding sources, and resources that are helpful in looking for and applying for funding.

Recent KU Graduate Student Funding Success

Steven Prohira (Ph.D. Physics) selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.

Luke Olsen, Michael Trevino, and Justin Nicoll (Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences) received graduate student NSCA awards.

Timothy Hornik (Ph.D. Therapeutic Science) and Jimmy Gentile (M.A. Information Technology) receive KU Wounded Warrior Scholarships for military veterans.

11 KU doctoral students were named as 2017 Self Graduate Fellows.

National Science Foundation provided $700,000 to support graduate students' entomology field research in Suriname.

Alyse Bensel (Ph.D. English) and Rachel Schwaller (Ph.D. American Studies) received the Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities.

American Association of University Women supports KU graduate students and postdoctoral students developing leadership workshops for women in STEM disciplines.

Lindsay Huffhines (Ph.D. Clinical Child Psychology) received a research grant from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.

Mabel Alvarado Gutiérrez (Ph.D. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), Katelynn Giraldo (M.A. Latin American & Caribbean studies), George Klaeren (Ph.D. History), and Silvia Sanchez Díaz (Ph.D. anthropology) received Tinker Field Research Grants.

U.S. Department of Energy grant will support graduate students in Atmospheric Science.

David B. Jones Foundation grant will support graduate students in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology conducting paleontological research.

Twelve doctoral students named as 2016 Chancellor's Doctoral Fellows.

Sabrina Shafique (Ph.D. Architecture) received an International Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

Corinne Schwarz (Ph.D. Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) awarded $30,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation.

Kathy Denning (Ph.D. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant from the National Science Foundation.

Sarah Morton, Sarah Child, and Joey Fontana won awards from the Kansas Geological Survey.

Krista Irick (M.A. East Asian Languages & Literature) studied in Azerbaijan on a Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.

Sammy Badran (Ph.D. Political Science) and Brian Turnbull (Ph.D. Political Science) conducted research in Morocco and India thanks to Fulbright awards.


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