Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin receive the support of the Graduate School in both their teaching and research. Look to these resources for assistance.

2022 - 2023 Graduate Catalog Updates

From approximately October 15, 2021, through January 15, 2022, the Graduate School will accept requests to update the 2022-22 Graduate Catalog.

Mentoring Fellowship

The Mentoring Fellowship program helps faculty members in recruiting outstanding new graduate students that add to the diversity of the campus.

Graduate Assembly

Legislative functions with respect to graduate programs are exercised through the Graduate Assembly.

Funding Opportunities

Faculty Travel Grants

Eligible faculty may receive as much as $1,400 per academic year for travel expenses to present original papers at scholarly and professional meetings.

Faculty Research Assignments

Faculty Research Assignments support initiation, furtherance or completion of a tenured faculty member’s specific research project.

Summer Research Assignments

Summer Research Assignments provide tenure-track faculty members with salary support while they concentrate on research and writing during the summer.

Big XII Faculty Fellowships

Big XII Faculty Fellowships stimulate scholarly initiatives by offering faculty the opportunity to travel to member institutions to exchange ideas and pursue research.


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Research Information

Office of VP of Research

Connect with the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Research Grants

See a listing of awards, fellowships and grants available to researchers.

Hamilton Faculty Author Awards Program

Learn about awards available to faculty and staff publishing book-length works.

Find Funding

Read news of research honors, awards, programs and deadlines; find out about researchers quoted in news media; and see listings of funding opportunities.

Visiting Researchers & Scholars

Complete the steps to nominate a Research Affiliate.