Fellowships and Scholarships

Delores Auzenne Fellowship

Due Date: January 18
How to Apply: By Departmental Nomination only - Program faculty should contact Dr. Ruth Bahr.
About the Fellowship: The Delores Auzenne Fellowship provides academically talented new domestic doctoral students who contribute diversity in USF graduate programs with opportunities for funding and recognition. Students should represent individuals who are historically underrepresented in specific disciplines along the dimensions of ethnicity and gender.
Application/Nomination Process: There will be approximately 2 awards made each year. As part of the application package, the Department/School should provide a letter of recommendation (not to exceed 500 words) that describes the student's qualifications for receiving the Fellowship and provide the student's letter of intent or student essay, as well as a transcript and test scores (if required).
Selection Process: The Policy/Fellowship committee of the Graduate Council will review the candidates from each College and make the award selections.
Award Specifics:
  • Stipend: Doctoral students receive $18,000 per year for up to three (3) years, contingent upon available funding.
  • Tuition: Each award comes with a tuition waiver.
  • Student must be a new, incoming doctoral student. A Master's student from USF who is entering the doctoral program may be considered for this award.
  • The fellowship recipient must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its Trust Territories.
  • Recipients must be enrolled full time and be making satisfactory progress toward his/her degree in order to be eligible for funding in years 2-3.
  • Students cannot receive this fellowship concurrent with other university-based or grant-funded programs. Individual departments may top off this award to make the stipend comparable to the other students in their department.