Note that it's acceptable for graduate students to submit a C.V. in place of questions 1-7 on the form.
All graduate students must complete RCR training prior to degree completion. The specific requirements listed on form were devised to meet new University requirements enacted in 2016. Students beginning the graduate program in Fall 2017 should use this form to track their completion.
Graduate students teaching their own courses must complete these forms with a faculty mentor:
External Funding Opportunities for Philosophy Graduate Students (maintained by Sean Valles, External Funding Officer for Philosophy)
Other information provided by Jon Harrison and Mary Anne Walker in Jan 2012 Philosophy External Funding Workshop:
Funding Resource Guide from Jon Harrison (MSU Libraries, Funding Center Supervisor)
Specific funding for international students can be found at:http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/financial.htm
VERSATILE PhD has best practice examples of CVs, narratives, etc. See:http://grad.msu.edu/careerservices/versatilephd.aspx
Jon Harrison's MSU Library webpage which links to many examples of successful proposals
and best practice tips: http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/4acfrais.htmSee
Students who are currently enrolled in the doctoral program can earn a Master's degree by fulfilling the M.A. requirements. See this document for details and consult the Graduate Handbook.
Graduate students may take a course—or spend as much as a year—at another CIC institution (i.e., the Big Ten plus the University of Chicago). For information on the CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) Traveling Scholar Program, see: http://www.cic.net/Home/Projects/SharedCourses/TScholar/Introduction.aspx
Graduate students are invited to apply for the 2013 Hall-Hanna Graduate Travel Award. We expect to offer three awards per year to support graduate travel to a conference (each award is approximately $300).
Application for Hall-Hanna Graduate Travel Award (due Weds. May 15, 2013 by 5 p.m.)
Eligibility: If you will be traveling to a conference to present a paper between now and July 1, 2013, or if you have already traveled to a conference for which you have additional expenses (not already covered by travel funding), you are eligible to apply for this award. The dates of the travel should be within the following time frame: July 1, 2012 - July 1, 2013. Preference will be given to students who have not already received a Hall-Hanna award in the past.
The Hall-Hanna Endowed Fund was established by Richard Hall and Joseph Hanna, emeritus professors of philosophy, to provide opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students at Michigan State University. Further support has been provided by MSU alumni and faculty who contributed to the fund.
Applications must be submitted to the Associate Chair of Philosophy by the specified deadline listed below--note that it most cases the Department deadlines are earlier than the deadlines listed on the CAL website.
Varg-Sullivan Award (deadline: Mon. Feb. 25, noon) See CAL website for info and nomination form
SCRAM (Summer College Research Abroad Monies Fellowship (deadline: Mon. Feb. 25, noon) See CAL website for info and nomination form
Dissertation Completion Fellowships (deadline: Thurs. March 7, 5 p.m.)
Summer Teaching Requests (deadline: Fri. March 8, 5 p.m.). Information and course request form e-mailed to all current graduate students
Summer Support Fellowships (deadline: Fri. March 8, 5 p.m.) Information e-mailed to all current graduate students
Travel Funding for Graduate Students (deadline: Friday, March 15, 5 p.m.)
Two graduate students will be selected to receive Slaughter Research Fellowships in the summer 2013. Details about the award and how to apply are included in the application, which is due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2012.
This workshop will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012 (3:30-5:00 p.m.) in 530 S. Kedzie Hall. It is open to all graduate students students in philosophy. More information is available here.
Professional Development Workshop - CV Construction