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Incentive Policy Examples

Four examples of the Incentive Policy using a hypothetical Graduate School stipend of 22,000* 

 

Example 1:  A nine-month external award for $2,000

External Award Amount

Graduate School Stipend

Maximum Academic Year Award
(1.25x Graduate School stipend)

Total Amount Awarded for the Academic Year

Graduate School Contribution

$2,000

$22,000

$27,500

$24,000

$22,000

 Example 2:  A nine-month external award for $10,000

External Award Amount

Graduate School Stipend

Maximum Academic Year Award
(1.25x Graduate School stipend)

Total Amount Awarded for the Academic Year

Graduate School Contribution

$10,000

$22,000

$27,500

$27,500

$17,500

Example 3:  A nine-month external award for $27,500

External Award Amount

Graduate School Stipend

Maximum Academic Year Award
(1.25x Graduate School stipend)

Total Amount Awarded for the Academic Year

Graduate School Contribution

$27,500

$22,000

$27,500

$27,500

$0

Example 4:  A twelve-month external award for $30,000 (Prorated for the academic year for the purposes of this policy; summer funding is not part of the incentive policy.

External Award Amount

Prorated Amount for 9 Months

Graduate School Stipend

Maximum Academic Year Award
(1.25x Graduate School stipend)

Total Amount Awarded for the Academic Year

Graduate School Contribution

$30,000

$22,500

$22,000

$27,500

$27,500

$5,000

*Examples are based upon a hypothetical Graduate School stipend for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect the actual standard stipend for a given year or program.