The Office of Graduate Studies helps you identify potential fellowships, write proposals, and submit the strongest application you can. One-on-one meetings with our fellowship advisor are available to you at any point in the process, but here are some resources to get you started.
The University of Texas at Dallas provides a variety of internal graduate fellowships, often in the form of research and teaching assistantships. Some specific information follows, but talk to your advisor for information about available opportunities:
Even if you receive internal funding, you ought to apply for external funding whether it be a prestigious, competitive fellowship or a smaller, targeted grant that assists with conference travel, data collection, dissertation expenses, or managing student debt. External funding provides valuable opportunities and will help you stand out when you apply for employment in industry or academia.
To help you locate external funding sources:
If you have trouble finding a funding source appropriate for your goals, contact Beth Keithly.
There are lots of resources, including books, on grant writing. Some online resources are:
For advice on a particular grant application, contact Beth Keithly.
We offer one-one-one editing and critiques of proposals for external funding. Contact Beth Keithly to make an appointment.