All first-year enrolled graduate students receive a fund to purchase books.
Funding for books is to be used exclusively for course textbooks or books related to the dissertation research.
Juniors in the Certificate Program in Environmental Studies or majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology are eligible to apply for the Becky Colvin Memorial Award, which provides support for travel, research supplies, and other expenses associated with field research for the senior thesis.
The award was established in memory of Becky Colvin ’95, an EEB major who was strongly committed to ecology and environmental studies.
Click here for a full list of funded senior thesis projects organized by year. Students may apply for funds during the spring semester of their junior year for summer senior thesis research, or in the fall of their senior year for research during the academic year.
Spring senior thesis funding applications will be available through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE) beginning Monday, February 4, 2019.
The Program also offers funding to its Certificate and Independent Concentration students who conduct senior thesis research concerning language and linguistics.
Interested students are invited to submit application materials via SAFE.
Students may also augment their stipends with teaching and research assistantships. A., most do it at least once during their time here; it is an important part of a student’s formation as a future professor.
Teaching assistantships are awarded on the basis of student preparation and departmental need.