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. Don't forget to check out the GSAS guide to finding funding and writing proposals

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Doctoral Support

Dissertation Year Fellowship

These fellowships provide a year’s funding to complete a dissertation. Awards are restricted to ABD students who are entering their 5th or 6th year (as of fall 2017) and writing dissertations in an area of the humanities or humanistic social sciences. Learn more.

Mellon Dissertation Research Grants

A grant of up to $3,000 for dissertation research-related travel and other expenditures. Doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences may apply. Learn more.

Provost Award

An award in the $500-$1,000 range to support of an ABD-doctoral candidate's dissertation-related research expenses. Note: this award is managed and sponsored by the Provost's office, not GSAS. Learn more

Travel Funds Request

GSAS will reimburse doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences and creative arts up to $500 each academic year so that they may travel to present papers or serve on panels at conferences or workshops. Learn more.

University Prize Instructorship

Provides doctoral students (from any discipline) the opportunity to design and teach an upper-division course in their field of research. Learn more.

Master's Research Support

GSAS Master's Research Fund

Provides master's students (from any discipline) up to $300 to help cover research expenses primarily for a thesis or major paper.  Learn more.

GSA Travel and Research Grants

These grants provide funds to conduct research, primarily for a  thesis or the “major project” required by some graduate programs. Grants are typically in the $150-$300 range. Learn more.

External Funding