Graduate College Fellowship and Award Deadlines

Access Fellowship    

Round I – Recruitment only

Department nominations due to the Graduate College: February 3, 2020

Announcement of awards: February 26, 2020

Last day for awardees to inform Graduate College of acceptance: April 15, 2020

Round II – Retention

Department nominations due to the Graduate College: April 1, 2020

Announcement of awards: April 24, 2020

Annual Graduate College Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award    

Program/Department nominations due to the Graduate College: October 25, 2019

Announcement of awards: December 2, 2019

Award for Graduate Research

Fall 2019

Applications/Department nominations due to the Graduate College: October 18, 2019

Announcement of awards: December 2, 2019

Spring 2020

Applications/Department nominations due to the Graduate College: March 20, 2020

Announcement of awards: April 20, 2020

Dean’s Scholar Fellowship  

Department nominations due to the Graduate College: March 13, 2020

Announcement of awards: April 20, 2020

Last day for awardees to inform Graduate College of acceptance: June 1, 2020

Graduate Mentoring Award

Graduate Mentoring Awards are designed to encourage and award excellence and innovation in all aspects of graduate mentoring. Each year the Graduate College will provide up to four awards of $2,000 each per year.

The 2020 deadline has been extended from March 1 to March 6 (4PM).

Winners will be announced around April 20, 2020

Provost’s Graduate Internship Award

Student submits completed application and related documents to their degree program. Contact your degree program for their deadline and instructions (program will need sufficient time to review and process before their submission date listed below)

Director of Graduate Studies uploads application and related documents via the Graduate College website: March 20, 2020  EXTENDED TO APRIL 1, 2020

Announcement of Awards: April 20, 2020

Provost’s Graduate Research Award

Student submits completed application and related documents to their degree program. Contact your degree program for their deadline and instructions (program will need sufficient time to review and process before their submission date listed below)

Director of Graduate Studies uploads application and related documents via the Graduate College website (under For Faculty/Staff, access restricted): October 14 2019

Announcement of Awards: December 2, 2019.

SROP Early Admissions Fellowship

The candidate formally applies to UIC and their SROP mentor submits a nomination to the graduate program Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) by December 15, 2019.

UIC Pipeline to an Inclusive Faculty (PIF) Program

Nominees for the Access (Recruitment) Fellowship and University Fellowships are automatically considered for the PIF.

University Fellowship           

Department nominations due to the Graduate College: February 3, 2020

Announcement of awards: February 26, 2020

Last day for awardees to inform Graduate College of acceptance: April 15, 2020