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Stanford Graduate Students

Joseph Burg surveys the Upper Matadero Creek in Palo Alto

We invite graduate students from across Stanford working on topics related to the American West to engage with the Center.

Depending on our needs for the quarter, graduate students may serve as teaching assistants, attend Center-sponsored conferences, or obtain funding for one year of dissertation research. If you are are a graduate student in Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences whose dissertation is focused on some facet of the American West, we encourage you to apply for our Dee Fellowship

For other inquiries, please email

Of interest to graduate students:

Stanford's Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program awards full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. 
Apply by October 9, 2019.