Graduate Research Awards
- William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship: This is the
highest honor that the University of Chicago offers to any graduate
student. The fellowship is awarded in the final year of graduate study
to help the student concentrate on thesis completion.
- Highbridge Prize: This is awarded for the best preprint by
a graduate student.
- Kowalsky Fellowship: The Kowalsky Fellowship provides
support for a graduate student, preferably a woman, who is doing
excellent research towards her dissertation. The award is established
through a bequest from Walter and Yvonne Kowalsky in memory of their
daughter Nadine Kowalsky, who died of leukemia in 1996. Nadine
graduated from the University of Chicago in 1994 with a dissertation
directed by Robert Zimmer.
- Wirszup Fellowship: The Wirszup fellowship was established
in 2012 in memory of Izaak Wirszup, a beloved member of our
department and of the university community for many years, who had
worked tirelessly towards improving the quality of Mathematics
education over the decades.
- Other awards that graduate students have received including National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships, National Science Foundation Post-Doc Fellowships, and Clay Liftoff fellowships.
2012-2013 Academic Year
2011-2012 Academic Year
2010-2011 Academic Year
- William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship: Tom Church.
2008-2009 Academic Year
- Highbridge Prize (for best preprint): Swarnendu Datta
received the award. Damir Dzhafarov was the runner-up.
- Kowalsky Fellowships: Elizabeth Townsend Beazley and Rachel Epstein.
2007-2008 Academic Year
- AIM Fellowship (five-year): Travis Schedler.
- Clay Liftoff Fellowship: Qendrim Gashi, Irene Peng and Travis Schedler.