Graduate Funding

The Institute administers funding opportunities for Ph.D candidates.  The Simpson fellowships are a vital source of funding for graduate student dissseration research.  

Pre-Dissertation Research Grant in International Studies

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The Pre-Dissertation Research Grant in International Studies supports UC Berkeley graduate students who will not formally advance to candidacy by the Fall of the fellowship term. Grants are intended to support travel, lodging, and research-related expenditures for graduate students who are conducting research away from campus. After completing their projects, grant recipients are required to...+ Click Here For Full Application Details

ABD Graduate Students Research Grant in International Studies

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All UC Berkeley graduate students in good standing who will formally advance to candidacy (will have satisfied all requirements of the Ph.D. except the dissertation) by the Fall of the fellowship term, may apply. Funds will not be available until the student has advanced to candidacy. Grants are intended to support research on campus or abroad. After completing their projects, grant recipients...+ Click Here For Full Application Details