Fellowships and Scholarships
Graduate Student Success Fellowship
|How to Apply:
By Departmental Nomination only - Program faculty should contact the Office of Graduate Studies for futher information.
|About the Fellowship:
|The Graduate Student Success Fellowship provides financial assistance to new academically talented, first-generation doctoral students who demonstrate financial need and have overcome considerable obstacles and financial hardships in the pursuit of a doctoral degree.
|There will be approximately 10 awards made each year. As part of the application package, the Department/School should provide a letter of support (not to exceed 500 words) that describes how this student meets the qualifications for receiving this Fellowship and why this student is a good fit for the Department. In addition, please provide the student's letter of intent or student essay from their application packet, as well as an unofficial transcript and test scores (if required).
|Number of Nominations per Department:
|Nominations must come from academic departments. Approximately 10 Graduate Student Success Fellowships will be awarded. Individual departments should nominate their single best candidate for consideration. Multiple nominees from single departments or programs will not be considered.
|The Policy/Fellowship committee of the Graduate Council will review the candidates from each College and make the award selections.