2020 Faculty Mentor Awards

The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) honors members of the Berkeley faculty and teaching staff who have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and generally supporting graduate students. A committee of delegates composed of graduate students … Continued

Welcome to the Graduate Division, Dr. Denzil Streete

I am extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Denzil Streete to the Graduate Division as our new Chief of Staff & Assistant Dean for Diversity, beginning July 27th. Denzil joins Berkeley from Yale University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where … Continued

Insurance After Graduation: Options and Assistance

Whether you are graduating or leaving the university for a period of time, it is important to think about your health insurance options. If you are on Berkeley’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), your coverage is effective through July 31, … Continued

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. Students Named Newcombe Fellows

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. students have been named 2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows: E.C. Feiss (History of Art) and Juliana Friend (Anthropology). This fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in … Continued

What Can a GradPro Consultation Do for You?

One of the scariest and most paralyzing elements of being a grad student can be the implied expectation that you already know everything — you already know how to study, how to write, how to teach, how to find a … Continued

Cal Performances Invites Audiences on Virtual Journeys

As we all spend our time around fewer people in real life, Cal Performances invites audiences on virtual journeys via Now, More Than Ever, a series of performing arts videos for a time of physical distancing. Curated by Cal Performances … Continued

Graduate Student Instructors Honored for Exemplary Teaching

This year, 374 Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) were recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (OGSI) Award, and were recognized for their exemplary teaching by the Graduate Division’s GSI Teaching & Resource Center. Due to the cancellation of the annual … Continued

Policies/Procedures for Summer and Fall Course Reserves

Here’s how to access course reserves in summer and fall: Send your course reserve requests as soon as possible to ereserves@lists.berkeley.edu. E-reserves only: We are not accepting print materials or DVDs for course reserves for either Summer or Fall 2020. … Continued

Check Out Issue 38 of Berkeley Science Review

Issue 38 of the Berkeley Science Review (BSR) is here!  The BSR is a science magazine run by graduate students that covers the groundbreaking research happening at Berkeley in a way that is accessible to everyone.  Some highlights from this … Continued

The Sydney Ehrman Fellowship — 3/25/20

Who may apply? The fellowship is open to candidates in any field of study who wish to pursue a course of study or research at King’s College in Cambridge and have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from UC Berkeley or … Continued

The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship — 3/25/20

The Philip Brett LGBT Fund is an endowment established in 2009 by members and friends of the UC Berkeley campus community to support graduate students working in LGBT Studies. It provides an award of $3,500 in spring 2020 to a … Continued

Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship — 3/25/20

Who may apply? The fellowship is open to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay. What is it for? This fellowship is intended to support scientific research in the following … Continued

David N. Kneightley Fellowship — 3/20/20

The David N. Keightley Fellowship will provide support for high-achieving graduate students in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Recipients shall be graduate students whose work focuses on China and/or Chinese subjects, with strong … Continued

Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship – 3/20/20

The Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship was established to provide funding support for advanced Berkeley graduate students who are studying Byzantine, ancient, or medieval history. Students of Byzantine history are given first preference unless an applicant in ancient or medieval … Continued

Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship — 3/20/20

The Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship for academic year 2020-2021 is open to graduate students from Taiwan who are enrolled full time at UC Berkeley in any field of study. Students must meet the following qualifications: Have graduated … Continued