Open Assistantships & Fellowships

Baylor University has a limited number of Graduate Assistantships. These positions are advertised throughout the year on the Graduate School website. If you are interested in a GA position, please see Open Positions, review each listing, and apply according to the instructions provided.

Office of the Registrar
Position requires a detail oriented person who will, after records are scanned into an imaging system, check them for accuracy before the official records are destroyed. Position will also assist customers at the front counter and will assist answering multiple phone lines. Must be an organized team player who enjoys working with others.



Doctoral Administrative Fellows


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program


American Australian Association Education Fellowshipapply Aug 30-Oct 15; acceptance at an Australian educational institution for full time study or research - STEM fields (biophotonics, sciences, marine sciences, mathematics, engineering, sustainability, technology, medicine); 1 year; $30,000-$40,000

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship - deadline November 1 – graduate students (especially people working on dissertations) to pursue research in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year; applicants must have some level of proficiency in language of host country; $5000-$23,000;

Anchor QEA Environmental Scholarshipdeadline November 16 – aids in graduate students conducting research in fields related to water resources, surface and groundwater qualify, coastal development, habitat restoration, and contaminated sediment management; Majoring in fisheries, environmental science, planning/land use, environmental engineering, etc.; $500-$5,000

Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowship – deadline October 31 – open to Master’s and Ph.D. candidates to pursue research at a Belgian University for one year; all disciplines; $27,000 for graduate students; $31,000 for Post-Docs; 10 available; also provides health insurance

Boren Fellowship – deadline January 28, 2017 – aids U.S. graduate students to study language in a country critical to U.S. interests. Applicants should identify how their projects will contribute to national security (broadly defined); up to $30,000

Chateaubriand Fellowship – deadline mid January (will open for upcoming year in October); offered by embassy of France to doctoral students to conduct research in France for 4 to 9 months; available for both STEM and Humanities students; covers stipend, round trip ticket to France, and health insurance

Critical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer Studies – deadline November 23 – scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in beginning, intermediate, and advanced level intensive summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers; critical need languages – Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian; covers travel, visa fees, room, board, travel within country, entrance fees to all programs

De Karman Fellowship – deadline January 31, 2017 for 2017 school year – available for Ph.D. candidates who intend to defend their dissertation within a year of award; special consideration for humanities students; applicants should have outstanding letters of recommendation, significant publications, and have completed several chapters of their dissertation at time of application; 8 fellowships of $22,000 available

Fulbright Scholarship – final deadline October 11, 2016 – multiple awards and types available; to encourage cultural awareness and understanding

Harvey Fellows Program – deadline November 1, 2016 – provides scholarships to Christian graduate students pursing a discipline considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations; encourages students from “top five” programs or studying under renowned scholars in their field; successful applicants receive a $12,000 initial stipend with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship – deadline October 30, 2016 – offers five-year graduate fellowships for graduate students in the applied sciences; approximately 20 fellowships of $25,000 personal stipends and full tuition equivalent awarded each year

Japanese Government Scholarships – deadlines vary – Teacher training and graduate research fellowships available; up to two years residence in Japan, must speak adequate Japanese; applications require Baylor University endorsement; up to 148,000 Japanese yen per month

National Institute of Heath Graduate Partnership Program – no application deadline – allows ABD students to conduct dissertation research with the NIH; research areas include bioinformatics, biophysics, structural biology, communication neuroscience, molecular pathology, biobehavioral research, and developmental biology; stipends vary by duration and level of experience, range from $29,750-$38,000

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship – deadlines range from late October to early November – Fellowships awarded for study and research leading to graduate degrees in the behavioral, biological, chemical, engineering, geological, mathematical, physical, and social sciences, including history and philosophy of science; applicants must have at least a 3.5 and strong letters of recommendation; awards a three-year stipend of $34,000 as well as a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees

Renshaw Fellowship – deadline January 23 – affiliated with ISI, awards grants to individuals interested in becoming superintendents, curriculum developers, or influential scholars focusing on educational issues; awards range from $5,000 to $15,000 each

Salvatori Fellowship – deadline January 16 – Grants prizes to graduate students in fields related to the American founding; awards two $10,000 scholarships pplicants must submit an original, 5-10 page essay responding to the question: What is the importance of the American Founding to a free society?

Weaver Fellowship – deadline January 16 – awarded to current graduate students who have an intention to teach at the college level; each Felow receives a grant of $5,000 and payment of tuition at the school of his/her choice, as well as $1,000 worth of ISI books. - applicants must submit a 5-10 page essay responding to the questions: What is the relationship between liberal education and a free society?

Western Civilization Fellowship – Deadline January 16 – designed to address our culture’s loss of memory by supporting at the graduate level the study of institutions, values, and history of the West. Granted to current graduate students with a research interest in and dedication to the Western tradition; each Fellow receives a $20,000 grant; applicants must submit a 5-10 page essay responding to the question: In your own field of study, how is liberty related to Western Civilization?