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Graduate Student Fellowship Incentive
The Graduate School and the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects established a Graduate Fellow Incentive Program to reward students who secure funding from sources outside the University. If a student wins a competitive external fellowship ... Read More

Diana Natalicio Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
The Graduate School will offer one (1) Natalicio Dissertation Fellowship in Fall 2014 to a truly outstanding doctoral degree candidate in the last semester of residence. This recipient of this prestigious award is required ... Read More

COURI / Provost's Summer-2014 Student Research Assistant Program
In collaboration with the Office of the Provost, COURI is soliciting proposal applications from undergraduate or master's students who are interested in engaging in research, scholarly, or creative projects during summer ... Read More

Dodson Research Grants
The Graduate School provides funds to support graduate student research. These funds are intended primarily to assist students who are actively working on dissertations, theses or final projects, although support ... Read More

Student Travel Grants
This award competition is strictly for travel directly related to research or professional development. Full-time master's or doctoral students enrolled in a degree program are eligible ... Read More


The following institutional scholarships are available through the Graduate School. To apply for an institutional scholarship, follow the links below and fill out the general form. The application deadline is early in the spring semester of the academic year and may be subject to change. All applications are considered under a general pool and are reviewed once yearly by the Graduate Scholarships Committee. The successful applicant will receive notification from the UTEP Office of Scholarships. Additional scholarships are available through individual departments and colleges.

The Lanward Foundation Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund
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Allien and Paul C. Davidson Scholarship Fund
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Roy & Keith Chapman Scholarship
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Frank B. Cotton Estate Fund Scholarship
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Kalpana Chawla Memorial Scholarship
The Indian Students Association (ISA) has established this annual scholarship to support UTEP graduate students who exhibit merit by academic excellence and demonstrate financial need. Every year, ... Read More

George Krutilek Memorial Graduate Scholarship
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For additional information contact Dr. Bess Sirmon-Taylor, Associate Dean for Graduate Student Success.


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign funding opportunities database
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has kindly agreed to allow access to a database containing over 800 graduate student funding opportunities. You can browse by a wide array of relevant categories, or you can search for a particular award by entering a keyword in the "Search Fellowships" field.

We highly encourage you to take a few minutes of your time to research possible funding opportunities available to you.

Click here to access the database.