Fellowships and Awards


The Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers current and prospective graduate students other sources of funding. View all grants and fellowships in the GSAS database.  

Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship Award

This award was started in 2019 to recognize, support, and encourage mid-career graduate students in their 3rd – 4th year. The fellowships are named after former faculty and scientists that have been associated with the department: Jerome A. Berson, Peter B. Moore, Lars Onsager, Charlotte Fitch Roberts, John Tully, Harry Wasserman, and Kenneth Wiberg.

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The Richard Wolfgang Prize

Established in 1971 in memory of Richard Leopold Wolfgang, M.A. Hon 1962, and member of the faculty from 1956 – 1971, it is awarded each year for the best doctoral theses by graduating chemistry students.

The Dox Fellowship

Established from the Last Will and Testament of Lucille E. Dox, the fellowship is awarded each year to provide summer stipend support to 8 – 11 graduate students in the field of organic chemistry in recognition of excellence in academic studies and research.

T.F. Cooke Award

Established to recognize excellence as a teaching assistant, the award is bestowed each year to several graduate students based on their teaching evaluations and faculty recommendations.

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