ADVANCING
POSTGRADUATE
WORK

Elevating the graduate student experience at Stony Brook

GRADUATE SCHOOL

The Graduate School provides support, oversight and advocacy for graduate education at Stony Brook University. We strive to produce and teach the knowledge that will solve human problems both locally and globally, and thereby become a source of intellectual capital for our community, our state, our nation and our world.

 

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ABOUT THE SCHOOL

There has never been a better time to pursue a graduate education at Stony Brook, where we currently offer graduate programs in 48 fields, all of which are part of the scholarly drive to answer critical questions and provide transformational solutions. As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, and with our partnerships with Brookhaven National Laboratory and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, we offer a unique opportunity to join Stony Brook’s world-class centers of learning and discovery.

Eric Wertheimer, PhD, Dean and Vice Provost

UNIT INITIATIVES

CENTER FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Center for Inclusive Education

  • Increase enrollment and retention of promising graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds through identification of grant opportunities and partnerships with other institutions
  • Fellowships for underrepresented groups
  • Seed grants for underrepresented graduate researchers

GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP

Graduate Student Fellowship

  • Aid all but dissertation students in completing their research, fieldwork, archival or other dissertation-related efforts
  • Enable the Graduate School to continue to offer unique opportunities for graduate students to continue in their cutting edge research, scholarship, discovering solutions and developing advanced skills

DEAN'S FUND FOR EXCELLENCE

Dean’s Fund for Excellence

  • Develop plan for raising significant annual funds to robustly support the dean’s fund for excellence, allowing the Graduate School Dean the flexibility to respond to critical opportunities as they arise
  • Flexible funds can also be used to support a program that allows for graduate students to feel part of a larger community on campus, creating a sense of community across disciplines