PhD student aims to empower communities through policy work

We’re excited to introduce Christina Bustos, a Graduate College Enrichment Fellowship recipient. In this Q&A, she discusses her professional growth through union involvement and educational policy.

Graduate College Enrichment Fellowship recipient explores factors that shape development

We’re excited to introduce Tiffany Tran, a recipient of the Graduate College Enrichment Fellowship, who is passionate about understanding how environmental and genetic factors influence youth development.

Doctoral student strives for better healthcare communication

Rezaul Karim believes that in the world of healthcare, communication is key. In this Q&A, this Enrichment Fellow discusses his passion for solving health disparities and long-term aspirations.

Enrichment fellow hopes ancient plantlife will explain environmental change

Meet Husna Mashaka Katambo, an Enrichment Fellow and PhD student. In this Q&A, she shares her passion for all things plantlife and anthropology!

Enrichment fellow works on creating sound public policy through economics

Andalib Mushtari has always been interested in building and implementing effective public policy. In this conversation, he talks about what graduate education has taught him, the importance of being a dynamic economist and how he relaxes before a new week of study.

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ASU’s Office of Applied Innovation is searching for ambitious and motivated graduate students to apply for the University Innovation Fellowship

Funding Hot Sheet April 10, 2020: Using AI for aging research, minority dissertation fellowship, and more

Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research

The fellowship program provides support for doctoral dissertation research, to advance education research by outstanding minority graduate students, and to improve the quality and diversity of university faculties. The dissertation study should focus on an education research topic such as high stakes testing; ethnic studies/curriculum; tracking; STEM development; measurement of achievement and opportunity gaps; English language learners; or bullying and restorative justice.

Funding Hot Sheet March 27, 2020: Graduate research, social work, and geospace science fellowships

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding innovative doctoral dissertation research that is relevant to preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

Funding Hot Sheet March 13, 2020: Using psychology to solve social problems, international research experiences, and more

The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants

Research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas:

  • Applying psychology to at-risk, vulnerable populations
  • Preventing violence
  • Understanding the connection between behavior and health
  • Understanding and eliminating stigma and prejudice 

Sponsored by the American Psychological Association, this is a $1,000 grant opportunity. 

Funding Hot Sheet May 10, 2019: Dynamic and multi-scale systems, how a math class sparked community engagement, and more

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Understanding Dynamic and Multi-Scale Systems

Fellowship awards are designed to provide students with opportunities to pursue postdoctoral training and research opportunities aligned with their interest in obtaining additional skills and experience and that might not otherwise be available.

Sponsored by the James S. McDonnell Foundation, this is a $200,000 grant opportunity. 

GFSD seeks diverse applicants for fellowship

Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (GFSD) is seeking graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to apply for its fellowship opportunity. 

GFSD’s goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in STEM fields. GFSD prides itself on having the most diverse applicant pool of any national STEM fellowship program. 

President Crow’s diversity initiative funding 30 postdoctoral fellowships

In response to events surrounding the deaths of George Floyd and Breanna Taylor, ASU President Michael Crow published a 25-point plan to address diversity concerns at the university. One of those points includes a new postdoc fellowship program for people of color at ASU.

Gastwirth Graduate Student Loan Fellowship Program provides forgivable loans to doctoral students

As the coronavirus continues to take a financial toll on ASU students, the Graduate College is happy to announce the relaunch of the Gastwirth Graduate Student Loan Fellowship Program.       

"The already challenging economic pressures on ASU graduate students have increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Wentz. “We are thankful to the Gastwirth family for their gift.”

Funding Available: Pandemic Impact, Ford Foundation and Hispanics in Higher Education

The Graduate College is happy to announce several funding and fellowship opportunities available to graduate students in the upcoming months. 

Pandemic Impact Award

This award was created to assist graduate students whose research or culminating projects have experienced unanticipated costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Applications for this award are due September 25, 2020. 

New Coverdell Fellows bring Peace Corps experience to ASU

Each Fall, Arizona State University welcomes returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCV) as they continue their service in underserved communities through a partnership with their academic units. Currently, ASU has a total of 18 fellows, including 10 new fellows chosen for the 2020-21 school year. This fall, the Graduate College conducted its first-ever virtual orientation for the new Coverdell Fellows to discuss the expectations during their tenure.

Grad15: Five prestigious fellowships for graduate students

In this week's Grad15, Joshua Brooks, manager of the Graduate College's Distinguished Graduate Fellowships Office, shared information on five of the most prestigious fellowships available to ASU graduate students.

What is a distinguished award?

A distinguished award acts as an academic credential — an indicator of future success and mark of exceptional scholarship — that will follow a scholar throughout their academic career.