Graduate Fellowships

Graduate School Fellowship

  • Open to both M.S. and Ph.D. students, both new and continuing
  • Provides a year of stipend, tuition, and health insurance
  • Fellowship Description
  • Apply to the USP office, which forwards nominees to the Graduate School
  • Deadline for new students: completed application in the USP office: TBD
  • Deadline for current students: January 5th

Graduate School Dissertation Award

  • Open to current UWM Ph.D. students who have either achieved dissertator status or will achieve dissertator status by September 1 of the award year
  • Apply to the USP office, which forwards nominees to the Graduate School
  • Award Description
  • Deadline: January 5th

Advanced Opportunity Program

  • Renewable awards for new and continuing qualified graduate students who are members of groups underrepresented in graduate study or who are otherwise disadvantaged. Applicants must be American citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Apply to the USP office, which forwards nominees to the Graduate School
  • Program Description
  • Deadline for new students: completed application in the USP office: TBD
  • Deadline for current students: January 5th

The Chancellor's Golda Meir Library Scholar Awards

  • Open to current UWM doctoral students
  • Award of $5,000
  • Award Description
  • Copies of past winners' applications on file in the USP office
  • Deadline: Check link for current deadlines

Graduate School Student Travel Award

  • Supports graduate student travel to conferences to present research
  • Maximum award of $400
  • Award Description
  • Deadline: Check link for current deadlines

The Graduate School also lists other external funding opportunities.