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The University of South Florida Office of Graduate Studies serves as the center of leadership for graduate education at the University of South Florida. With our Colleges, Programs, and the Office of Research and Innovation, we offer a multitude of master's, doctoral, dual-degree, and certificate academic programs in addition to research and teaching opportunities for graduate students.
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New & Noteworthy

Student Spotlight | EAPSA Recipients

Five USF Graduate Students Receive NSF East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship (EAPSA)

The National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering and education, first-hand research experience and helps foster professional relationships internationally. Five USF students received the EAPSA fellowship this year. Congratulations to Elizabeth Fahsbender, Lindsay Fields, Taylor Harris, Emma Lopez Ponnada and William Serrano-Garcia on your achievements.
   >>    Learn more about the EAPSA Fellowship here

Student Spotlight | Michael Grady

Ph.D. Candidate Michael Grady Featured in Diversity in Action Magazine

Michael Grady, a doctoral student in the USF College of Engineering, was recently featured in Diversity in Action Magazine. He is completing his dissertation research in RF/microwave and antenna engineering with the Center for Wireless and Microwave Information Systems group.
   >>    Read Michael Grady's featured article heare!

Student Spotlight | Kevin Orner

Ph.D. Candidate Wins a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Costa Rica

Kevin Orner, a PhD Candidate in Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Costa Rica in Environmental Engineering from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Orner will conduct research at the University of Georgia-Costa Rica in Monteverde as part of a project to recover nutrients and energy from pig and cow manure.
   >>    Read more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program here

Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Sarina Ergas

Faculty Member Awarded 2016 SACNAS Distinguished Mentor Award

Sarina Ergas, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Engineering and 2015 USF Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Honoree, was recently awarded the 2016 SACNAS Distinguished Mentor Award from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. Congratulations, Dr. Ergas!
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   >>    Dr. Ergas' Acceptance Video

Professional Development Workshop Series

Our Professional Development Series, co-sponsored by the Graduate & Professional Student Council and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, provides opportunities for grad students to learn and fine tune skills and knowledge that will be essential for professional development after graduating.
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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

We will add summer events and deadlines soon! Please stay tuned!

GRAD 411: Demystifying Graduate School
Thursday, June 22 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | ISA 7th Floor

ETD Thesis Submission Deadline
Friday, June 30 | 11:59pm EST

ETD Dissertation Submission Deadline
Friday, July 7 | 11:59pm EST

GRAD 411: Demystifying Graduate School
Monday, July 10 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | ISA 7th Floor

GRAD 411: Demystifying Graduate School
Tuesday, July 25 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | ISA 7th Floor

Recent Awards & Honors

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USF Graduate Student Research Symposium Recipients
International Travel Grant Competition Recipients
3MT® Award Recipients
Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award Recipients
Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Award Recipients