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Ann G. Wylie Semester Dissertation Fellowship

The Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship is part of the Graduate School's Semester Dissertation Fellowship program.  This program provides support to University of Maryland doctoral candidates who are in the latter stages of writing their dissertations. The Wylie is full‐time fellowship and awarded students can choose to use the fellowship in either Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.  Fellowship benefits include a $15,000 Stipend, a Candidacy Tuition award (899 only), a credit for mandatory fees, and reimbursement for the purchase of an individual health insurance plan for the semester.  

Eligibility: Eligible candidates are current UMD doctoral students who will have advanced to candidacy by June 1, 2020, and expect to graduate by August 2021.  

Nomination Process:  Students must be nominated by the UMD department or program. Programs may nominate up to two students for the Semester Dissertation Fellowships. Nominations are due by noon, Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Semester Dissertation Fellowship Guidelines  

Nomination Cover Sheet 

Advisor and DGS Letter Instruction Sheet


Award Recipients

AY 2019-20 Wylie Fellows
AY 2018-19 Wylie Fellows
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