Two upcoming info sessions on demystifying the Ford Fellowship

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The Ford Foundation offers prestigious fellowships designed to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties. Join us for two upcoming information sessions on November 8 and 13 to help you understand the Ford Foundation Fellowship and build a strong application.

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Workshop on October 30: Writing a diversity statement

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Diversity statements are becoming more and more common in the application process, especially for California colleges. But what is ​it and how do you write one? In this workshop, you will look at ​diversity statement examples and learn what you should include when writing your own.

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Find out more about ImaginePhD on October 30

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Come find out more about ImaginePhD in our info session just for graduate students! ImaginePhD is a newly launched online career exploration tool designed specifically for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in humanities and social sciences.

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Graduate Writers' Room kicks off for the school year on October 9

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Whether you're working on your first seminar paper, putting the ​finishing touches on your dissertation, or just trying to catch up on some grading, the Graduate Writers' Room is ​here for you. ​Write alongside your fellow graduate students, all while enjoying free snacks and the best coffee on campus!

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Lunch & Learn: Military and ​Microbes

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Join us for our ​first Lunch & Learn ​of ​the quarter, featuring talks by graduate students in East Asian Languages & Cultures and Chemistry! Feed your mind and stomach while socializing with grad students across the campus.

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Workshop on September 14: Writing a diversity statement

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Diversity statements are becoming more and more common in the application process, especially for California colleges. But what is ​it and how do you write one? In this workshop, you will look at ​diversity statement examples and learn what you should include when writing your own.

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September 6 Lunch & Learn: Stereotypes and Survival

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Join us for our last Lunch & Learn ​of the summer, featuring talks by graduate students in Communication and Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Biology! Come enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from grad students across the campus.

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Last Finding Funding Workshop for the quarter on December 7

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This is the last Finding Funding Workshop for the fall quarter. Bring your questions along with your ideas for your research/plan and the needs you have for funding (graduate, doctoral, dissertation, fieldwork, travel, etc.). You'll leave with strategies and next steps in your funding search.

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Internship fellowship information session on November 15

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Are you interested in finding funding for a non-academic internship or job opportunity? Come to our info session to learn about the UCSB Graduate Student Internship Fellowship and how to create a ​competitive application for the $2,000-2,500 fellowship ​awards.

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Next Finding Funding Workshop on October 11

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Welcome back to fall quarter! ​Many funding deadlines are coming up soon, so it's important to have a plan of action. Attend the next Finding Funding Workshop to understand funding cycles, databases, listervs, and resources so you can make the best possible plan for applying for fellowships!

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October 10 info session on NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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Join the Graduate Division for an informational session about applying for the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Interested graduate students from all disciplines – including STEM, social sciences, and the humanities – are encouraged to attend.

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Finding Funding Workshop on August 23

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If you missed any summer Finding Funding workshops or need a refresher, come to our next Finding Funding Workshop on Wednesday, August 23, where we'll cover UCSB financial resources, fellowships, and external funding.

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