Graduate Division
Dissertation Fellowships

Graduate Division’s mission is to enhance the educational experience of all graduate students. We oversee all aspects of graduate student life, including admissions, academic progress and advocacy, fellowships, funding and financial support, equity and inclusion, employment and professional development.


We are asking for your donation to support graduate students during the crucial, final stage of their doctoral education. The dissertation is the capstone of years of student research and innovation. Completing their degrees in a timely manner ensures that the student can quickly apply their knowledge to become a leader and innovator who benefits our State, nation, and beyond.


Completing the dissertation requires tremendous focus, time, and attention. Your financial support will free our students from the need for employment during the crucial dissertation period, allowing them to devote the significant amount time needed to complete their degrees.   


UCI does not have sufficient fellowship funds to fully support all students who are at the later stages of their Ph.D. programs. However, the Graduate Division does have the ability to match private funds given for this purpose.  Therefore, your donations will have a double impact in helping to create more and larger dissertation fellowships that will give a major boost to our graduate students as they complete their degrees. 


We appreciate your generosity - your gift today will make a difference now and for years to come!

Donor Map
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 8
2 AA 0
2 AE 0
Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowships Match
Help support dissertation fellowships! All gifts made to the Graduate Division on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar, up to the first $100,000
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