The Giulio Regeni Memorial Fellowship

Last updated on February 23, 2021

The Giulio Regeni Memorial Fellowship provides support to an outstanding new or continuing graduate student who wishes to pursue full-time study (nine credit hours or as required by the program) in one of the graduate programs of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.


  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Full admission to one of the graduate programs in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Bachelor degree with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 
  • Financial need


  • The fellowship is awarded for one semester, subject to renewal for up to two years upon the recommendation of the department and/or school
  • It may be renewed for a second year with the approval of the school dean


The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • Student services and activities fee

Responsibilities of Fellows

In support of their professional training, fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work

  • A teaching assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. The training needs to be completed only once
  • For details and more information about teaching assistantships, click here

To Apply

Step 1: Check how to apply and submit the online application
Step 2: Complete and submit the online fellowship application

*Applicants need to apply to the University Fellowships in order to be considered for the Giulio Regeni Memorial Fellowship.

Deadlines: April 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the spring semester.
For inquiries, email