AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS

From the School of Social Ecology

The following awards and fellowships are managed by the Social Ecology Director of Graduate Affairs. Application forms are not available on this website, but are provided with the call for nominations/applications.

Additional fellowship opportunities for masters students may be available through individual programs - please contact your graduate affairs staff person for more informatio

  • Social Ecology Dean's Dissertation Data Collection Stipend (Doctoral Students)
    • Offerings Per Year: Three (fall, winter, & spring)
    • Number of Awardees: Varied
    • Support: Stipend up to $1,000
    • Eligibility: Evidence of need for data collection (additional eligibility requirements may apply)
    • Application Initiator: Students to complete and submit all required documents
  • Social Ecology Dean's Mentorship Award
    • Offerings Per Year: One (spring)
    • Number of Awardees: Varied
    • Support: $200 for first-time awardees
    • Eligibility: Awardee shows excellence in mentorship (additional eligibility requirements may apply)
    • Application Initiator: Faculty members to complete and submit nomination
  • Martha Newkirk Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student
    • Offerings Per Year: One (spring)
    • Number of Awardees: One graduate student (masters or doctoral)
    • Support: $1,000 stipend
    • Eligibility: Awardee shows excellence in research (additional eligibility requirements may apply)
    • Application Initiator: Faculty graduate program advisor to complete and submit nomination
  • Social Ecology Dean's Quarterly Fellowship (Doctoral Students)
    • Offerings Per Year: Three (fall, winter, & spring)
    • Number of Awardees: Varied
    • Support: One quarter of tuition and fees (excluding nonresident student tuition), and a stipend equal to that of a Teaching Assistant salary
    • Eligibility: Good academic standing, within normative time (additional eligibility requirements may apply)
    • Application Initiator: Students to complete and submit all required documents

FROM UCI's GRADUATE DIVISION

Social Ecology graduate students have benefitted greatly from fellowships and awards provided by UCI's Graduate Division. 

Support categories include Internal, Diversity, Extramural, International, and Recruitment fellowships and awards. 

A summary of useful information, including eligibility requirements and benefits, can be found on the Graduate Division website. Support levels for fellowships and awards vary - make sure to read through all available information.

Graduate Division Fellowships & Awards


OTHER RESOURCES

Prepare to submit fellowship applications with the help of Graduate Division.

Find alternate sources of funding through the UCI Office of Research.

Access the NSF GRFP information session and slides.