College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Graduate Students

Graduate Students

The UCR Graduate Division is Your Prime Resource

The UC Riverside Graduate Division can help with graduate admissions, fellowships, grants, employment, academic affairs, degree requirements, and more. GradSuccess will connect you to peer mentors, community-building events, writing help, methods assistance, teacher training, and professional development programs.


Get Help from the Graduate Student Association

Receive a travel grant, get sponsors for your conference, attend social events, and find advocates with the Graduate Student Association.


Find Ways to Pay for School

See CHASS-specific scholarships and fellowships as well as other fellowships, scholarships, and grants for graduate students.


Fund Your Project

A Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant can provide you with up to $2000 to help pay for your original research or creative project. Learn more about project funding and see more resources for research.


Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is a critical incubator of social science research and an important hub for national and international networking and cooperation. It brings together researchers and research funders, including public and private funders, to enhance the infrastructure of social science research, catalyze interdisciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations, and help to launch the careers of junior scholars through fellowships, workshops, and mentorship.

Learn about the Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

SSRC Fellowships & Opportunities


American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. It supports the creation and circulation of knowledge that advances understanding of humanity and human endeavors and provides resources that allow scholars to pursue important research, focus on writing, and work as part of publicly engaged initiatives. In 2021-22, more than $28 million in ACLS fellowships and grants were awarded to more than 400 scholars.

Learn more about the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

ACLS Fellowship and Grant Programs.


Take Care of Yourself

Grad school can be an exciting and inspiring time — but also one of the most difficult and intense times of your life! Don’t let your school demands tax your health. Balance hard work with self-care by taking advantage of these free UCR wellness resources just for graduate students.