On-Campus Research Doctoral Programs

The Baylor Graduate School helps equip research doctoral students with the opportunities needed to become ground-breaking scholars. From travel awards to grant writing workshops to fellowship opportunities, our goal is to help students excel. 

Research & Scholarship

Apply for the Summer Dissertation Fellowship

Apply for the Baptist Scholars International Roundtable

Apply for the Outstanding Graduate Research Award 

Present your work at a conference through an application for Travel Award

Use resources specially designed for you within the Libraries and study or collaborate at the Graduate Research Center

Explore the resources available at the Graduate Writing Center

Reserve digital equipment available through the TechPoint service desk


Additional Resources

Participate in Grad Pathways for Success (GPS) workshops designed for External Grant Funding Specialists

International students can use language support resources available through the Graduate School

Review and utilize the Graduate School's Dissertation and Thesis Resources

Attend the Dissertation Writing Lab (D-Lab) as an advanced doctoral student

Compete in the GSA Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Present a poster at the GSA Research Showcase


Teaching & Pedagogy

Explore the resources at the Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL)

Complete the The Teaching Capstone in Higher Education

Apply for The Ramm Graduate Scholars Program (Doctoral STEM)

Complete the Digital Online Teaching (DOTS Program)

Apply for the Conyers Scholars Program

If nominated, apply for the Outstanding Instructor award


Additional Resources

Complete Teacher of Record Training (TORT) if necessary

Attend Seminars for Excellence in Teaching (SET)

Attend the Foundations for Teaching Workshop

Attend GPS Workshops designed for Teaching development

Apply for the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship

Prepare a teaching philosophy statement

Practice teaching demonstrations for faculty interviews

Career Exploration

Apply for participation in the BCU Scholars program

Apply for the One-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships

Apply for a Doctoral Administrative Fellowship

Explore the Career Center website for career related resources

Set up your Handshake account (job postings, appointment scheduling (in person or virtual), events, employer database, resources)


Additional Resources

Participate in GPS Workshops for career development

Participate in GPS Mock Interviews

Join Present Your Ph.D. (STEM) to showcase your research


Personal Development

Apply for The Conyers Graduate Scholars Program

If needed, apply for 6 weeks of Childbirth & Adoption leave (for Graduate Apprentice positions)

Stay committed to your Personal Well-being while at graduate school

Use the Fitness Center to maintain physical health

Reach out to Health Services for physician and pharmacy services

Apply for Graduate Student Housing to live close to campus

Use Student Life resources especially set up for graduate students


Additional Resources

Explore the resources available on campus for health, academic support, parking, housing, and recreation 


Baylor Graduate School

Baylor Graduate School
Morrison Hall, Suite 200
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

(254) 710-3870