Recruitment Funds for Programs

The Division of Graduate Studies provides several different funds to assist academic departments and programs with recruiting excellent doctoral candidates.

Name DEadlinesHow to ApplyAmountELIGIBILITY
Campus Visit Recruitment SupportAs neededDepartments apply to the Division of Graduate Studies requesting funding for a specific studentUp to $1000 per student; $4000 max per program

Prospective doctoral students

Future Stewards ProgramMarch 2, 2022Students apply to the Division of Graduate Studies6 terms of tuition supportIncoming and current master's, doctoral, and law students who are members of a federally recognized tribe in Oregon
Lokey Graduate Science AwardNext application deadline is December 2022

Departments apply to the Division of Graduate Studies requesting funding

Up to $6,000 per award

Prospective doctoral students in the sciences

Promising Scholar AwardNomination Deadlines: February 2 & 23, 2022

Departments apply to the Division of Graduate Studies requesting funding for a specific student

$6,000 award, guaranteed Graduate Employment for first two years of study, membership in Promising Scholar cohort

Prospective graduate students

Raymund FellowshipNomination Deadline: February 16, 2022Departments apply to the Division of Graduate Studies requesting funding for a specific student

During the first year the fellowship includes a stipend $5,000 above that of a first-year Graduate Employee in the student’s academic department, covers required student fees, UO student insurance and a full tuition waiver

Prospective doctoral students

Top-Off Recruitment SupportAs neededDepartments apply to the Division of Graduate Studies requesting funding for a specific student

$4,000 max per program

Prospective doctoral students