The Graduate Center Offers a variety of financial awards, scholarships, grants, and employment opportunities to help current doctoral students finance their education and research.
These financial supports are administered by different offices at The Graduate Center, including the Office of Financial Aid, the Provost’s Office, and centers and institutes that are part of The Graduate Center. You will find those details below, including contact information and application deadlines, where applicable, for each award or opportunity.
You will find detailed information about five-year fellowship packages for doctoral students in the prospective students section of this website. These packages include:
- Graduate Center Fellowship (GCF)
- Five-Year Tuition Fellowship
- Miranda Family Fellowship
- Science Fellowship
- Clare Booth Luce Fellowship
- CUNY Science Scholarship (CSS)
- Neuroscience Fellowship
- Five-Year Provost's Enhancement Fellowship
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The Graduate Center offers a small number of special awards to students with academic promise and specialized skills. Funding for awards varies, and awards are not offered every year. When the awards are available, the Provost’s Office will announce a call for applications.
Dissertation fellowships and awards are available on a highly competitive basis.
Award amounts vary between $4,000 and $25,000.
When funding opportunities are available, the Provost’s Office will announce a call for applications.
Funding from Other Graduate Center Sources
As our office becomes aware of additional opportunities for outside funding, we will post the relevant information.
Please note: The Graduate Center does not endorse or recommend any particular organization, individual, points of view, products, or services offered by these outside sites. Students should review all scholarship information carefully.
Students interested in additional research funding from external sources may also review opportunities collected by the Early Research Initiative.