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Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship

The Graduate School Semester Dissertation Fellowships currently include the Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship and the Lee Thornton Dissertation Fellowship.

The Semester Dissertation Fellowships provide support to University of Maryland doctoral candidates who have excellent qualifications and who are in the latter stages of writing their dissertations. This full‐time, semester‐long fellowship can be used in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018.  The Fellowship carries a stipend of $15,000, plus a candidacy Graduate School Tuition Award for the semester in which the fellowship is taken. In addition, the Graduate School pays the student’s mandatory fees.

Eligibility: Eligible candidates are current UMD doctoral students who will have advanced to candidacy by June 1, 2017, and expect to graduate by August 2018.  

Nomination Process:  The Ann G. Wylie Fellowship is a One-Semester Dissertaion Fellowship.  Students must be nominated by a UMD department or program.  Programs are limited to nominating no more than two students for the One-Semester Dissertation Fellowships.  Departments must submit nominations to the Graduate School by noon on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

*Eligible students must contact their department for the department’s internal deadline.

Semester Dissertation Fellowship Guidelines

Nomination Cover Sheet

Advisor and DGS Letter Instruction Sheet


Award Recipients

AY 2017-18 Wylie Fellows
AY 2016-17 Wylie Fellows
AY 2015-16 Wylie Fellows
AY 2014-15 Wylie Fellows
AY 2013-14 Wylie Fellows