Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Application Open

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Application Open

The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Application is open between November 1 through November 30.  Funds are NOT guaranteed to any student who applies for the fellowship.  The fellowship is awarded in the amount of $ 2,000 to each eligible applicant.

To be eligible for the fellowship, an applicant must:

  1. Certify that he/she has never before been awarded the University of Connecticut Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
  2. Certify that he/she will be enrolled for the spring 2019 semester at The Graduate School.
  3. Certify that his/her total personal income will not exceed $40, 000 during the twelve-month period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
  4. Document satisfactory completion and approval of the General Examination prior to 4:00 pm on November 30, 2018.
  5. Document satisfactory completion and submission of the Dissertation Proposal, including full and current IRB or IACUC approval, prior to 4:00 pm on November 30, 2018.

To apply please go to the following web address:   Notifications will be e-mailed to each applicant in December 2018.

This fellowship can only be awarded to an individual once.  Doctoral Students based at UConn Health and UConn Law School are not eligible to apply.

For more information, contact: Barbara Parziale at