of Texas at Austin
Harrington Graduate Fellows are chosen based on their
scholastic records, character and personal qualities, commitment to pursuing
a graduate degree in a designated area of study, and potential to become
outstanding scholars and citizens.
Incoming students who wish to be considered for Harrington Graduate Fellowships
should contact their program’s Graduate Adviser or visit their
program’s web site to see if there is a special deadline for application.
All programs must have completed their review of Harrington prospects
by February 1, so even if no deadline is posted by the program, applications
should be submitted early to receive full consideration.
All Harrington Graduate Fellows are appointed for 12 months. Beginning
in September 2008, Fellows will receive a stipend of $36,000 plus
and required fees, a stipend to obtain medical
insurance, and an allowance of $2,000 for travel, equipment, books, or
other professional expenses. Summer enrollment for three credit hours
is required. As in the Fall and Spring, the Fellow’s tuition and
fees for this enrollment will be paid. Harrington Graduate Fellows may
not simultaneously hold any other fellowship or scholarship awarded by
the University. They may, however, hold work appointments at UT.
Harrington Dissertation Fellows –for
currently enrolled UT graduate students
The Harrington Dissertation Fellowship is a one-year award. To be eligible
for a Harrington Dissertation Fellowship, a student must be currently
enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin and must be a candidate
for a doctoral degree—Ph.D., Ed.D., or DMA. Students who satisfy
these conditions, and who are nominated by their programs for Continuing
University Fellowships, will be considered for Harrington Dissertation
Harrington Doctoral Fellows – for
incoming graduate students
Each year the new Harrington Doctoral Fellows will be chosen from
among the successful applicants to programs leading to a doctoral degree--Ph.D.,
Ed.D., or DMA--at The University of Texas at Austin. To be eligible,
a student must not be a current graduate student at The University of
Texas at Austin (undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin
are eligible). Students who already have Master's degrees from other
universities are eligible. A Harrington Doctoral Fellow can earn a Master's
Degree in the process of completing the doctoral work. The Harrington Doctoral Fellowship may be a one-, two-, or three-year award. In the case of a two- or three-year award, funding after the first year is contingent on the Fellow making satisfactory academic progress.
Harrington Master's Fellows –for
incoming graduate students
Each year the new Harrington Master's Fellows will be chosen from among
the successful external applicants to programs leading to professional or terminal
master's degrees--for example, the MFA, MSSW, or MSLIS--at The University
of Texas at Austin. To be eligible, a student must not be a current graduate
student at The University of Texas at Austin (undergraduates at The University
of Texas at Austin are eligible).
The Harrington Master's Fellowship may be a one- or two-year award. In the case of a two-year award, funding after the first year is contingent on the Fellow making satisfactory academic progress.