Otto W. Shaler Scholarship (I)

Fellowship details

Application Status
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$9,000 + resident fees
Period of Funding
Spring Quarter
Citizenship Requirements
No requirement


The Otto W. Shaler Scholarship provides financial support to international graduate students who have financial need, and who demonstrate outstanding past academic achievement as well as future promise.  All Schools, including those in the College of Health Sciences, and The Program in Public Health, are invited to submit one nomination each.

Award Information

This award provides resident fees and a stipend of $9,000 during Spring Quarter of the academic year of the award.  Nonresident supplemental tuition and professional degree supplemental tuition are not included.

Important Dates

Call for Applications:  October 9, 2023
Graduate Division Submission Deadline: 
November 17, 2023
Internal School/Department Deadline:  Early November (varies by School)

Eligibility Criteria

  • International students pursuing a Ph.D. or master’s degree. Students enrolled in self-supporting programs are not eligible
  • Must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

Nomination Process

Students submit the application materials in the order listed below to their School or department by the internal deadline (varies by school):

  1. Otto W. Shaler Scholarship Application Form (complete with all signatures)
  2. Statement of financial need from faculty advisor or department chair
  3. Recommendation letter from faculty advisor or department chair
  4. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  5. Unofficial transcripts through Spring Quarter
  6. Copy of passport page showing country of citizenship. Residency will be verified via the student information system.

Schools/Departments: submit these materials in the order listed above using the Otto W. Shaler Scholarship – Submission Form by November 17, 2023.  Be advised, late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.


Questions should be directed to Turner Dahl at

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