It's a transformational moment for SMU. The University is making a significant investment in cutting-edge research and research funding, fellowships for graduate students, and a stronger professional network and graduate school community. The University's eighth degree-granting school — the Moody School for Graduate and Advanced Studies is made possible by a $100 million commitment from the Moody Foundation (the largest gift in SMU history).
The formation of the Moody School will elevate SMU's reputation and degree value among top research-driven universities. Access our guide to discover how this major gift will attract renowned scholars, with the establishment of new research initiatives and increased grants for doctoral students.
This considerable gift will dramatically increase fellowships for graduate students and support a new full-time position — the Director of Graduate Fellowships and Awards who will help graduate students as they navigate their funding options. Download the guide to learn how the development of the Moody School reduces financial barriers to earning a graduate degree.
The Moody School also exists to enhance the graduate student culture at SMU. The landmark investment allows for the development of a more visible and lasting presence for graduate students on campus. Download the guide to explore how Moody Hall will be a new, dedicated space for collaboration, networking, professional development, and social events for our growing graduate community.
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