Dear students,

Please find some funding opportunities below. 


Wanli Qiao

Department of Statistics

Volgenau School of Engineering

George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MS 4A7

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

From: Kristin Amaya <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 11:09 AM
To: Provost Graduate Education Awards <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: New internal funding opportunities for graduate students

Good morning everyone,


As part of the work from the Graduate Education Funding Enhancements Working Group, the Office of Graduate Education is excited to announce two New Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students:


High Impact Grants (New): These competitive grants are a new funding opportunity for masterís and doctoral students. They provide tuition support for graduate studentsí courses that significantly enhance training and education and/or satisfy credit-bearing requirements towards completion of the graduate degree. Click here to apply.


Doctoral Research Scholars (New): These competitive awards are a new funding opportunity for full-time or part-time doctoral students, who have completed a minimum of 48 credits of coursework. They provide support for graduate students to advance their research to progress in 998 or 999 requirements towards completion of their degree. Application link will be available here soon. 


The annual dissertation completion grant is now open for applications. For details, click here. For all graduate education funding opportunities, click here. 


A special thank you to all the members of the working group for their time, hard work and dedication: Sheri Berkeley (CEHD), Ivory Berry (CEHD), Lisa C Breglia (CHSS), Parag Chitnis (Provost Faculty Fellow, VSE), Aurali Dade (Research), Margret Hjalmarson (CEHD), Andrea Nikoi (COS), Jim Olds (SCHAR), Priscilla Regan (SCHAR), Marguerite Rippy (CHSS), Margaret F Rodan (CHHS), Juliette R Shedd (Carter), and Paige P. Wolf (SBUS).


Thank you in advance for passing this information along to your graduate students.


Best to all,




Laurence Bray
George Mason University
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