The purpose of the Brennan Fellowship Awards is to provide students with summer supplementary support. There are two types of awards: Exam Preparation Awards and Master’s Thesis / Doctoral Dissertation Awards. All awards will require the listing of any and all alternative sources of funding, which will be taken into consideration by the GSA Awards Committee. Falsification of or failure to disclose this information will result in revocation of this award. Each type of award may be received only one time during a student's academic career at Saint Louis University. See here for instructions and here for the Brennan awards application coversheet. Applications are due no later than February 16, 2015 at 5:00pm.
To receive the exam preparation award, the graduate student must have completed the coursework for degree and be scheduled to take all written and oral comprehensive exams by December 15, 2015. If exam date requirement is not met, the application will be rejected. The applicant must provide verification from the department chair stating that the student is in the process of preparing for exams and that all prerequisite conditions have been met. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Requests for this exception should be addressed to GSA Graduate Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) by February 2, 2015.
Dissertation and Thesis Awards are given to graduate students who are conducting research for their masters' theses or doctoral dissertations. To receive this award, the applicant must have advanced to candidacy and completed all degree prerequisites prior to the application deadline. The applicant must provide verification from the department chair stating that the student has passed all comprehensive exams and that the thesis or dissertation committee has approved the thesis or dissertation proposal. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Requests for this exception should be addressed to GSA Graduate Assistant (email@example.com) by February 16, 2015.
The purpose of the GSA recognition awards is to honor those students who have gone above and beyond in the fields of teaching and service, as well as a faculty member who excels in mentoring graduate students. The following awards will be distributed at each College or School's Pre-Commencement Ceremony. See here for instructions.
Graduate Teaching Award
For more information please call or email the GSA office at 977-2234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.