Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Department, College, and University Fellowships

 

Masters-level

Ann Grabhorn-Friday Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Middle Eastern Studies

The Ann Grabhorn-Friday Fellowship is offered only to master's students with a demonstrated long-term interest in the Middle East. Students who are learning Arabic and whose studies focus on the Arab world are eligible. Awards may be used for language or area studies at UT or at an approved overseas institution. Continuing and incoming students are automatically considered for this award each year. 
Eligibility: Master's students in good standing at UT with a minimum GPA of 3.50 and admitted without conditions. Must be studying Arabic in the Master's program.
Stipend: $3,500 - $7,000 per academic year
 

Ph.D.-level

College of Liberal Arts Fellowships

These prestigious awards are offered by the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) to:
  • Attract top-quality Ph.D. students to UT Austin. Applicants who are deemed to be in the top ten percent of national peer groups as measured by GRE scores and grade point average may be nominated for these fellowships.
  • To support outstanding graduate students who excel in their respective fields.
Eligibility: Incoming/current graduate students nominated by the department. Ph.D. and PhD-track only.
Stipend: $10,000 - $20,000; tuition coverage for 9 credit hours of coursework per semester; insurance stipend.
 

Graduate School Diversity Recruiting Fellowships

Eligibility:  Applicants must be seeking a Ph.D. and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants must be admitted to a graduate program at UT Austin for the first time, meet a diversity need for that program, and be nominated by the faculty Graduate Adviser of the program for which the student is applying for admission. The nomination must demonstrate the outstanding credentials of the student, and how the student would contribute to the diverse educational environment of that program.
Stipend:  $18,000 - $24,000; tuition coverage for 9 credit hours of coursework per semester
 

Graduate School Fellowships 

Academically competitive students who are continuing in the Ph.D. program will be automatically considered for these awards.
Eligibility: Graduate students in good standing, there is All applicants and current students are automatically considered for University fellowships, internal scholarships, in-state tuition waivers, and academic employment. Students are encouraged to apply for the FLAS to increase their odds of receiving funding.
Stipend: $1,000 - $26,000 applied toward tuition and fees; eligibile for resident tuition rates
 


All applicants and current students are automatically considered for University fellowships, internal scholarships, in-state tuition waivers, and academic employment. Students are encouraged to apply for the FLAS to increase their odds of receiving funding.



Further Resources:
Grants for Grad Students (PDF)
OGS Fellowships
OGS External Fellowships List
Extramural Fellowships
COLA Grant Services and Grants Digests
Regional Foundation Library
Office of Student Financial Services
PIVOT Database
Foundation Grants (GTI Online)
AAANet professional organizations

 


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