Political Science doctoral student Jason W. Blakely reflects on his intellectual growth at Berkeley, dissertation writing, and gratitude.
UC Berkeley doctoral candidate Roi Livne and alumna Elham Mireshghi were among 22 fellows selected to receive a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
Molly Oleson, a student in the Graduate School of Journalism, is this year’s winner of the Dorothea Lange Fellowship, on the merits of a five-photograph submission.
Second annual award from the Philip Brett LGBT Fund, to support a Berkeley graduate students pursuing LGBT-related scholarship in any field, is made to Ethnic Studies Ph.D. student Darren Arquero.
The Sigma Omicron Pi Sorority, Inc., Fund for Graduate Fellowships will be used to support high-achieving female graduate students.
The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) at the University of California Berkeley, announces the availability of grants of $100 to $2,000 to fund graduate students for research or creative projects that address issues of race and gender. Most grants awarded are less than $1,500. Topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical [...]
The Graduate Division Summer Grant is a competitive award designed to provide summer funding for academic doctoral students in all fields of study. The grant provides a $3,500 stipend plus payment of fees for three units in any Berkeley Summer Session (6, 8, or 10 week). Students may use the grant to conduct dissertation or [...]
These fellowships provide funding for UC Berkeley graduate students conducting various predissertation and dissertation research projects that explore social science issues on an international scale. Three separate fellowships, the Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship, the Allan Sharlin Memorial Award, and the John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship, all share the same application deadline: March 18, 2013. [...]
Earlier this year, we asked winners of the Berkeley, Chancellor’s and a few other fellowship programs to submit short videos about why they chose Berkeley for graduate study. See what they had to say.
With a 1985 Berkeley chemical engineering Ph.D., Frances Arnold is now a professor at Caltech and finding ways to produce fuels that can help lower carbon dioxide emissions. Her work brought her a medal from President Barack Obama in February.
At Berkeley today, budding entrepreneurs can test their mettle in competitions, team up with like-minded thinkers, bend the ears of faculty and industry experts, and find guidance toward funding, all on campus or very nearby.
The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Graduate Council and Tanner Lectures are free and no tickets are required.
The aim of this institute is to enable graduate students to excel in all aspects of academic life as they pursue an advanced degree at Berkeley and transition from graduate school to future academic careers.
Ever had questions regarding UC Berkeley’s budget management, financial plans, and general administration? Want to bring student concerns directly to the man in charge?
The Berkeley campus quietly received some pleasant news in early January and two Graduate Division staff members played key roles in the reason behind it.
As you read the fond farewell to one Associate Dean and the welcome back to another, you can learn what their areas of responsibility are.
The Human Rights Center is holding its annual competition for student fellowships in partnership with organizations working on human rights issues. Registered students at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union are eligible, with priority given to graduate and returning students.
The campus libraries wish you a Happy New Year and, as the new semester begins, provide you with some quick reminders and resources.
From the Monterey Peninsula, committed to public service, and planning to return there? The Clark Foundation may be able to help you with grad school.
One year can change your life. In that time, White House Fellows typically are full-time, paid assistants to senior White House staff, the Vice President, Cabinet secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials. These are demanding assignments, requiring a capacity for quick learning and a willingness to work hard, often for long hours. In addition to [...]
Although from a small high school in Kentucky that was not academically oriented, Sarah Cowan applied to top colleges around the country, utilizing “a tenacity and hunger than overshadowed fear, uncertainty, and perhaps common sense.”
If you missed the recent fall lectures in the Graduate Council and Graduate Division Lectures series, you’re in luck!