The Stanford King Center on Global Development offers graduate student fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year that provide up to three quarters of fellowship support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend to qualified Stanford student applicants (PhD students with TGR status) pursuing dissertation research on topics related to global poverty and development.
Most funding is reserved for Stanford graduate students in their final year who are completing their dissertations.
Research focused on China is eligible for funding support by the King Center's China Program.
The application deadline for graduate student fellowships during the 2021-2022 academic year is Monday, April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm.
The application will be available on the Stanford On- & Off-Campus Learning Opportunites (SOLO) website.
Submission of a 100-word abstract of the dissertation research, a short bio and photograph of the recipient to be used on the center website and to inform donors.
Within one year of the award, submission of a brief, final research report, as well as future academic plans, which may be shared with donors. This final report should be five pages maximum, written in non-technical language, and should include:
Additional Award Conditions:
In the recipient's dissertation, as well as any resulting publications, the fellowship recipient agrees to acknowledge that the research was supported by the Stanford King Center on Global Development’s Graduate Student Fellowship.
Awardees are required to write a thank you letter to the donor who provided the fellowship funding.
Awardees may be invited to present their work at a workshop or seminar organized by the Stanford King Center on Global Development.
Eligibility and Requirements:
Stanford PhD graduate students, who will have TGR status at the time of award, are eligible to apply.
Students may not defer this award. This award must be used for quarters during the 2020-21 academic year. Students should only consider applying if they plan to use the award during the 2020-21 academic year.
This fellowship may not be held concurrently with any other graduate fellowship or assistantship.
To apply, Stanford PhD students who have TGR status must submit an online application through the SOLO platform including:
**Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their letter of recommendation is submitted by the application deadline.