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Fellowships and Grants

Scholarship Competitions Open on Nov 1

Graduate College Scholarship and Celebrity Classic Scholarship competitions open on November 1, 2015 and close at the end of March 1, 2016. Graduate College Scholarships award $1,000 for up to 3 semesters. Celebrity Classic Scholarships award $1,500 each semester for the remaining hours in the student’s degree plan (i.e., this is a multi-year scholarship). All scholarships are accessible on the Graduate College website.

Graduate Student Travel Funding

Graduate Student travel funds are requested via the Graduate Student Travel Fund Request form on the Graduate College website. Please note that documentation showing that the conference has accepted the presentation must be attached to the form when submitted. The form should be routed through the chair of the CLAS department and Dean of the College of Education prior to arriving in the office of The Graduate College.

Ikeda Center Education Fellows Program

The Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue in Cambridge, Massachusetts has a fellowship program in humanistic education, established 2007.

As background, the Ikeda Center Education Fellows Program provides $10,000 per year for two years to support dissertation research on Soka (literally "to create value") education, an emerging field of study in humanistic education.  The dissertation topic can be comparative—examining contrasts and similarities with other philosophies and practices of humanistic education—or can focus solely on Soka education.

Further information and a bibliographic guide to English-language sources on Soka education may be found at their website.

Regional Foundation Library

A cooperating collection of the Foundation Center of New York, we have an array of resources for finding grants, scholarships, and awards. Our Platinum subscription to the Foundation Directory Online allows one to search over 180,000 grantmakers and 3 million grants!

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