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College of Graduate Studies Student Fellowship Support Program

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 207

Phone: (208) 885-2167


Graduate Student Fellowship Support Program


COGS is excited to provide the prestigious fellowship workshops for University of Idaho students. It is our hope that through the workshops, and reviews conducted by our partner faculty, students will be well prepared for the process of obtaining fellowships and awards which will advance both their academic studies and research. It is my hope, through our investment in this support program, that our UI students will rise to the top in the number of prestigious awards received.

— Jerry McMurtry, Dean College of Graduate Studies

The goal of this program is to provide support for graduate students applying for fellowships and grants by:

  • Broadening knowledge of external funding opportunities
  • Gaining experience in grant writing and editing
  • Helping procure external funding
  • Introducing a multitude of options (including efforts made by major professors and committees)

Contact Brenda Hanley, Program Coordinator

Related Campus Support

The writing center can help you with your grant application essays.

Visit the writing center Web page for details.

The Office of Development and Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations support students by:

  • Enabling access to the Foundation Directory
  • Helping find funding opportunities
  • Coordinating application efforts
  • Tailoring proposals for submission to foundations and corporations
  • Assisting with hard copy or electronic submissions

You must make an appointment with the Office of Development to use the Foundation Directory. Visit the Search Databases Web page for details.

Visit the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations Web page for details about their support.

Competitive graduate school and fellowship applications require similar content. In order to be competitive for funding, students must:

  • show strong grades during their undergraduate careers
  • illustrate a history of leadership, research experience, or community involvement

The Distinguished Scholarships Program will work diligently at providing undergraduates with encouragement to enhance their resumes, ensuring the greatest number of potential graduate opportunities. To discuss undergraduate opportunities and support, or find ways to bolster your prospective graduate application, contact:

Holly LaHann, Distinguished Scholarship Program Coordinator 
(208) 885-7724
The Idaho Commons Honors Program
Teaching and Learning Center
Office 315-C
Moscow, Idaho, 83843

Visit the Office of Distinguished Scholarships Web page for details.

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) works with faculty to review and submit proposals to sponsors and to accept and administer awards in conformance with university and sponsor policy.

  • Who should contact them? — Anyone preparing to submit a grant or anyone who has successfully received a grant and needs help with post-award management.
  • When to contact? — As soon as you know you will be submitting a proposal and a minimum of one week before the submission deadline.
  • Whom to contact? — Dan LaHann (, Sponsored Programs Administrator or Heather Nelson (, Associate Director.

Download the OSP Regulations.

Visit the OSP Web page for details.

OSP Contact

Phone: (208) 885-6651

After receiving your external funding award letter, contact the Student Financial Aid Office who will then work with Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and your department financial representative to ensure a smooth transfer of funds from the granting agency.

Student Financial Aid Services Contact

Kelsey Lavelle, Scholarship Counselor
(208) 885-6312

Visit the Student Financial Aid Services Web page for details.

The Graduate Student Fellowship Support Program is provided by the College of Graduate Studies.

Visit the COGS Web page for details.


College of Graduate Studies Student Fellowship Support Program

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 207

Phone: (208) 885-2167



College of Graduate Studies Student Fellowship Support Program

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 207

Phone: (208) 885-2167