Graduate Student Support

ISLA provides funding and services to graduate students in the College of Arts and Letters to enhance their development as scholars, researchers, and future faculty.

Internal Funding Opportunities

Graduate Student Research Awards offer support for research and scholarship. Funds to cover the costs associated with conference travel, workshop or seminar participation may be applied for through the Graduate School's  Graduate Student Professional Development Awards and the Graduate Student Union's Conference Presentation Grant.

Graduate students in all Arts and Letters disciplines whose research explores an aspect of the American Dream are encouraged to submit proposals to the American Dream Summer Grant Program
 
Graduate students in all Arts and Letters disciplines whose research interests address the impact of Catholic traditions upon Italian artistic culture to submit proposals to the Sciola Grant Program.  In order to be eligible for funding, research must take place in Italy. The Sciola Family Endowment supports projects that study the various ways in which the Catholic tradition has influenced the visual arts, theatre, architecture, fashion, music, cinema, literature, design, culinary arts and photography throughout the ages.