Self Graduate Fellow Benefits

Self Graduate Fellows, 2022-2023 Class

The total value of this four-year doctoral fellowship exceeds $200,000

  • Provides annual support of $34,850 for four years through a 50% appointment as a graduate research assistant

  • Sponsors tuition and fees for three academic semesters each year: fall, spring, and summer

  • Pays employer's share of student health insurance costs

  • Provides a total of $5,500 in funding for professional development opportunities during the four years of the fellowship

  • Provides $5,000 start-up award (year 1)

  • Provides $1,000 textbook and technology award (years 2, 3, 4) 

  • Includes communication, management, leadership, innovation, and policy training through the Fellow Development Program

  • Opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for a customized government and science policy seminar

  • Opportunity to travel abroad for a customized international seminar 

  • Allows Fellows to collaborate and network with their interdisciplinary cohort of Ph.D. students 

  • Provides access to a network of alumni mentors