The Giulio Regeni Memorial Fellowship

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
  • Stipend 

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, send an email