University of Missouri graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply for a small grant (up to $500) from the Graduate School to conduct a research project on undergraduate/graduate teaching and learning methods and outcomes. These projects should be led by the graduate student or postdoc applicant and contribute to their independent research program. Application deadline is in the fall semester, and awardees will conduct the research during the spring semester. We are not currently accepting applications for this program.
How to Apply
Submit the following as a single pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org when the call for applications is released:
The Robert N. Epsten Scholarship in International Studies consists of a $10,000 award from the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation and the MU Graduate School. The scholarship is given to one exceptional graduate student on our campus who is majoring in the fields of international relations, public service, political science, diplomacy, history or the humanities, reflecting President Truman’s interest and involvement in those areas.
Eligible applicants are current MU graduate students:
Application Deadline: March 4, 2022 by 5 PM
Questions about the scholarship should be directed to Dr. Lissa Behm-Morawitz, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, email@example.com.
The SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop is designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities for current doctoral students and postdocs who are considering faculty careers in higher education. The workshop is meant to encourage top scholars – with attention provided to those from historically underrepresented groups – to seek out employment and mentorship within SEC member universities.
Workshop: September 27-29, 2022
Hosted by the University of Missouri
Applications due May 10, 2022, 11:59 PM
The SEC Emerging Scholars Program is open to anyone regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, political affiliation, veteran status, parental status, socio‐economic status, or first language. Its purpose is to ensure that faculty members reflect a multitude of experiences and viewpoints and that students are exposed to a variety of perspectives. As part of the program application process, applicants will state how their experiences and viewpoints are unique and how students may gain from exposure to an interaction with them.
Eligible applicants: Current MU doctoral students who will be graduating in Spring or Summer 2022, or who will be in the final year of their degree program in AY 2022-2023 (with an anticipated graduation of Spring or Summer 2023). Applicants should be doctoral students who have demonstrated exceptional research and/or teaching skill. Applicants should also be scholars who show a strong interest in seeking a faculty career.
Doctoral Student Fellowship
MU doctoral students who will be in the final year of their graduate program in AY 2022-2023 are eligible to apply. Students may be eligible for funding to supplement existing MU stipends and fellowships, for a maximum funding package of $35,000 for 9 months (AY 2022-2023). Fellowship recipients will receive $3000 research and professional development funds.
MU doctoral students who will graduate (i.e., have degree conferred) in Spring or Summer 2022 are eligible to apply. Fellowship consists of a 12-month postdoctoral position with $50,000 salary plus benefits for the period of August 1, 2022-July 31, 2023. Fellowship recipients will also receive $3000 research and professional development funds.
See the 2022 Call for Applications for more details.