Academic Funding

WGGP holds an annual competition for graduate student awards with a deadline February 23, 2018. We offer a full fellowship through the Rita and Arnold Goodman Fellowship and smaller research and conference grants through the Accad & Vieille, Yates, and Due & Ferber International Research awards. Click on one of the links below to get more information about the fellowship or grant, this year's deadlines, and the application process.

A graduate student enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign may apply for one or more of the awards on the application form by submitting the required materials. Only one application form is needed.

2018-19 application deadline is February 23, 2018 at 11:59pm ** NEW- Applications and referee forms are now online**


Online application available at (click for direct link)

Link for referees to complete letter of recommendation (click for link to share)

2016-17 Award Recipients (pdf)
2016-17 Finalists for the Goodman Fellowship were Ryan Stock (Geography) and Abigail Asangba (Anthropology)

Rita and Arnold Goodman Fellowship
Barbara A. Yates International Research Award
Due and Ferber International Research Award
Evelyne Accad and Paul Vieille International Research Award