Ohio University

Graduate Student Award and Fellowship Opportunities

In addition to awards administered by individual colleges or programs, Ohio University offers several award and fellowship opportunities to outstanding graduate students across the institution. The following opportunities are available for the 2018-2019 academic year.

For more information, see below.

The Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Awards

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5 P.M.

Overview:

The Ohio University Graduate College is soliciting nominations for the 2019 MAGS Distinguished Thesis Awards. The Ohio University Graduate Council will select one nominee for each of the following two disciplines:

  • Social Sciences AND
  • Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering

Members of the Ohio University Graduate Council will review all nominations and select a worthy nominee for each of the above mentioned disciplines. These nominees will be to forwarded on to the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools for consideration.

According to the MAGS Distinguished Thesis Awards Guidelines, each recipient of a MAGS Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award will receive a $750 honorarium. In addition, up to $500 will be available to each recipient for travel expenses to attend the MAGS 74th Annual Meeting. For more details, click here.

Deadline:

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5 P.M.

For consideration, nomination materials (the nomination form, the abstract of the nominated thesis, and the thesis) must be submitted electronically by the department/school to the email address millerb3@ohio.edu by Monday, October 15, 2018, 5 P.M. In the email, please use the subject heading "MAGS Thesis".

Please use the following naming convention for the attached PDFs:

  • For the nomination form - MAGSthesis.form.lastnameofnominee (for example, MAGSthesis.form.Miller)
  • For the abstract - MAGSthesis.abstract.lastnameofnominee (for example, MAGSthesis.abstract.Miller)
  • For the thesis - MAGSthesis.lastnameofnominee (for example, MAGSthesis.Miller)
  • For a nomination letter, if applicable - MAGSthesis.nomletter.lastnameofnominee (for example, MAGSthesis.nomletter.Miller)

Guidelines: 

An Ohio University graduate student must meet the following guidelines:

  • An Ohio University graduate student nominee must be recommended by a graduate chairperson or department/school chairperson AND
  • A nominee must meet the 2019 MAGS guidelines, available on the following MAGS website (click here) or by downloading the following PDF.

Please note: Each Ohio University department/school may submit only one nominee.

Nomination Form:

The MAGS nomination form is available at the MAGS website (click here) or by downloading this PDF.

Questions:

Please contact Becky Bushey-Miller at millerb3@ohio.edu or 740.593.2800 with any questions.

The Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Excellence in Teaching Award (more information coming soon)

Deadline:

Ordinarily due late January

Questions:

Please contact Becky Bushey-Miller at millerb3@ohio.edu or 740.593.2800 with any questions.

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award (more information coming soon)

Deadline:

Ordinarily due late June

Questions:

Please contact Becky Bushey-Miller at millerb3@ohio.edu or 740.593.2800 with any questions.

Ohio University Graduate College Named Fellowships (more information coming soon)

Deadline:

Ordinarily due early February

Questions:

Please contact Becky Bushey-Miller at millerb3@ohio.edu or 740.593.2800 with any questions.