Established more than a century ago by Regent Levi Barbour, the prestigious Barbour Scholarship funds exceptional women from Asia and the Middle East as they pursue their graduate education at the University of Michigan.
Each year, Rackham is proud to honor exceptional student research and outstanding instructors and faculty mentors. Browse the awards below to learn more and see this year’s recipients.
We asked graduating students to share what they wish they would have known when they started graduate study.
Named for the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States, the Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education.
The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and impactful.
The Faculty Mentoring Awards recognize faculty with records of excellence in mentoring master’s and doctoral students across the University of Michigan.
The Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards recognize the efforts and accomplishments of GSIs who demonstrate extraordinary dedication and excellence as teachers.
As a fellow with Voters Not Politicians, environment and sustainability doctoral student Jake Hawes helped evaluate Michigan’s political redistricting to provide a roadmap for the future.
University of Michigan graduate programs continue to be ranked highly in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Schools.
Students of Color of Rackham President Sydney Carr discusses the important role the organization plays on campus and how it supports graduate students.