Fellowships and Grants

Fellowships and grants not only support your work, they can reduce the debt you may incur as a student and add important credentials to your resume or CV.

Please visit our Internal Funding page for more information about the opportunities below.

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2012-2013 GSAS Prizes and Awards

Mellon Dissertation Year Fellowships

Supports the final year of dissertation research and writing

Amount: $22,515 (stipend) + $2,000 (research fund) + $3,373 (summer stipend)

Eligibility requirements: GSAS non-science ABDs entering their 5th or 6th year in fall '13

University Prize Instructorship

Supports students as they design and teach an undergraduate course in their field of research

Amount: $6,000 stipend

Eligibility requirements: All GSAS doctoral students who will be ABD by May (to teach next fall) or by December (to teach next spring)

Mellon/Sachar Dissertation Research Grants

Mellon funds research-related travel, duplication services, and other expenditures. Sachar funds help cover expenses for research abroad.

Amount: Approx. $3,000 (may be flexible)

Eligibility requirements: GSAS non-science doctoral students entering their 3rd year or greater year as of fall '13

Ph.D. Travel Funds

Helps cover various expenses so that students may present papers, lead workshops or serve on panels at conferences.

Amount: Up to $500

Eligibility requirements: GSAS non-science/fine arts doctoral students in any year of residence

Master's Research Fund

Helps cover various expenses related to a thesis or a major project.

Amount: Up to $300

Eligibility requirements: All terminal master's students

Using Sidebar Accordions


Accordions are very helpful when you would like to condense a sidebar's information and let the visitor select what he or she wants to see.

It is perfect for FAQs, calendar lists, directions and more. The example in the sidebar of this page gives a snapshot of internal funding opportunities available for students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Building a sidebar accordion is easy; just follow the steps below.

How to Build a Sidebar Accordion


Where do I start?

First, select new>zeta>shareable right sidebar. This page will contain the content of the right sidebar itself. Under "System Name," choose a file name. Then, click on the folder next to "Parent Folder" to identify where the file will be located.

In the "Sidebar Option" section, enter a title and body text that you want to always be visible at the top of the right sidebar, above the accordion. Using the WYSIWYG editor, you may add pictures, format text, etc. Be sure to format your text as paragraph.

Entering static text in sidebar accordions

How do I enter accordion text?

Click on the "Accordion" section.

Enter the text that you always want visible (and situated just above the accordion) in the "Accordion Head" field. Enter the text that you would like to be hidden in the "Accordion Body" field. You may add pictures, format text, etc. Be sure to format your text as paragraph to ensure proper spacing between the accordion head and the text.

Entering accordion text in sidebar accordions

How do I create subheads within my accordions?

When you have many accordions, creating subheads and grouping similar items is a good practice. Organizing helps your site visitors digest the information on the page more easily.

To create a subhead, enter the text in the Accordion subsection field. If you do not want a subhead to appear, simply leave the field blank.

Creating subheads within accordions

How do I create multiple accordion fields?

Under the "Accordion" title, you will see a plus sign (+). Click on the plus sign to add a new accordion field.

Image of how to add accordion field

How do I eliminate an accordion field?

Once you have created more than one accordion field, under the "Accordion" title, you will see a plus and minus sign (+)(-). Click on the minus sign to delete the accordion field that you do not want.

Image of how to delete an accordion field

How do I create an anchor to an accordion field?

Creating an anchor to a specific accordion field is helpful when you'd like to link to it from another point on your page or on a different page.

1. Select the specific accordion to which you would like to link. In the "Anchor Name" field, type in a name that is both descriptive and easy to remember. Anchor names should be short with no spaces and consist of lowercase letters, numbers and/or dashes.

Image of accordion anchor

Click Submit.

2. You now need to create a place from which you are linking. Follow the instructions on page 41 of the Cascade Server CMS Guide.

How do I reorder/move accordion fields?

If you would like to reorder/move an accordion field, use the up and down arrows located next to the plus and minus sign (+)(-).

Image of up and down arrows in accordion field

How do I save and publish the right sidebar accordion?

Once you've finished creating your right sidebar accordion(s), click submit. Publish the page as usual.

How do I make the right sidebar accordion appear on a particular Web page?

Open the Web page file in the CMS, and go to the Edit tab. Scroll down just below the "Sidebar Option" section. Click on the blue 'browse' paper logo next to the "Or select a sidebarOption page" command and browse for the right sidebar accordion page you just created. Click submit, and publish as usual.

Including the right sidebar accordion on a webpage