Month: September 2019

Prof. John Mollenkopf on The Thought Project Podcast

Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science and Sociology) was interviewed for The GC Thought Project (Episode 64).

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Professor Mollenkopf directs The Graduate Center’s Center for Urban Research. He also coordinates our interdisciplinary concentration in public policy and urban studies. He weighs in on the presidential election and the unusual number of mayors vying for the Democratic nomination.

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Source: John Mollenkopf on The Thought Project

[External] Fulbright Open Study / Research Award

Deadline: Tuesday, October 8th

Synopsis of Program:
Applicants for study/research awards design their own projects and will typically work with advisers at foreign universities or other institutes of higher education. The study/research awards are available in approximately 140 countries. Program requirements vary by country, so the applicants’ first step is to familiarize themselves with the program summary for the host country.

Here are the application components for all grant types.
Creative and performing arts applicants are required to submit supplementary materials based on their disciplines.
For additional information:

[External] NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Deadline: Tuesday, October 24th
Synopsis of Program:
The GRFP is a five year fellowship and provides three years of support. NSF provides a stipend of $34,000 to the Fellow and a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 to the graduate degree-granting institution for each Fellow who uses the fellowship support in a fellowship year. Please note that you submit the applications yourself via

Please remember to contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for any internal or external funding related questions.