Dean’s Graduate Research Fellowship/Assistantship Program in Learning and Teaching

Dean's Graduate Research Fellowship/Assistantship Program in Learning and Teaching

Program Description
The University of San Diego through the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, and the Department of Learning and Teaching, is proud to offer the Dean's Graduate Research Fellowship/Assistantship Program in Learning and Teaching. The Department of Learning and Teaching offers a limited number of Fellowships and Assistantships designed to support faculty research as well as department wide teacher education initiatives. Awards include monetary support to offset tuition costs as well as opportunities to work closely with faculty to learn more about educational research and teacher education.
Scholarship Requirements
To qualify for the Research Fellowship/Assistantship Program, the following criteria must be satisfied:
  • Must be a Graduate Student in the Department of Learning and Teaching.
  • Must be and remain in good academic standing each semester as per the University of San Diego's Graduate Bulletin and program requirements.
  • Awards are determined annually. Recipients wishing to request funding for additional academic years must reapply.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
  • We understand some international students may be unable to complete the FAFSA. Please simply note that on your scholarship application.
Application Procedure
1. Complete the Scholarship Application Form
2. Letter of Recommendation from a professor. This letter should address the applicant's academic performance and potential to contribute to the field of education upon completion of his or her degree program. Please have your recommender email to and be sure they include "L&T Merit" in the subject line.
Application Form

Please answer the following questions as completely as possible in order to help us better understand your interests, experience, and availability. Your answers will help us to determine the best match between applicant, faculty, and project.

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