COVID-19 Information

As we work together to battle the coronavirus, we will continue to offer safe and secure online sessions . Even though the American Indian Studies office(s) are closed, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by CDC, we are working remotely and continuing to provide student, staff, and faculty assistance. We can be reached Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Mountain Standard Time at 520-626-8143, or by email to

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Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship designed to help Arizona graduate students complete their doctoral dissertation.


Approximatly $10,788.00 provided by the Marshall Foundation (disbursed in one lump sum in Spring) and a Graduate Tuition Scholarship for up to two consecutive semesters - Spring and Fall  - provided by the Graduate College. Mandatory fees and health insurance are not covered



  • UA doctoral candidates whose dissertation proposal has been approved by their doctoral committee, have filed the “Committee Appointment Form” with the Graduate College Degree Certification Office, and expect to defend their doctoral dissertation by December 2012.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Arizona Legal Residency by the application submission deadline.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 3 dissertation units (900-level).
  • Agreement to make available an electronic copy of their dissertation to the Marshall Foundation for storing in its Library.


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