Graduate Funding

IMPORTANT: You must use the Competition Portal to apply for the Competitions listed below.

Competition Deadlines

There are currently no Active Competitions.

Competition Deadlines Expired

  • Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowship in the Humanities

    Deadline: Monday, October 30, 2023 11:59pm

    Provides two KU humanities graduate students with one semester each of financial support to focus entirely on the dissertation, along with the opportunity to interact with the Hall Center's interdisciplinary cohort of faculty and public fellows.

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  • Graduate Student Research Travel Grants

    Deadline: Monday, November 13, 2023 11:59pm

    Graduate Student Research Travel Awards (including the Andrew Debicki International Graduate Travel Award and Jim Martin Graduate Travel Award) provide graduate students who have completed all required coursework with up to $3,500 in financial support for humanities-oriented research (such as archival work, fieldwork, or interviews) that requires domestic or international travel.

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  • Applied Humanities Summer Fellows

    Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024 11:59pm

    Supports PhD or MA students who would like to explore ways they can apply the research skills they have acquired as graduate students in career paths other than academic research or teaching. This program provides each fellow with a $3,000 stipend for summer work at a local community organization, or with a unit at KU that would give them experience in programmatic development, grant development, or other university administrative activities.

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  • Applied Humanities Boot Camp

    Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2024 11:59pm

    The Applied Humanities Boot Camp is a great opportunity for all graduate students in the humanities, arts, and social sciences to think about the skills they are acquiring through their graduate training and the ways in which they can apply those skills in a range of exciting careers. The annual Boot Camp provides intensive training, practical advice, and professional networking opportunities to twenty graduate students.

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