By Departmental Nomination Only - program faculty should contact Karissa Valine-Plaza for futher information.
Departmental Nominations only. Students may not nominate themselves. Nominations are
to be submitted by Department/School Graduate Program Directors.
Nominations are evaluated and selected by the USF Graduate Council Policy/Fellowship
Stipend: $32,000 per year, plus tuition & fees, for up to five (5) years. (Contingent upon
Health Insurance: USF Student Health Insurance will be provided for individual coverage for the duration
of the award.
Conference Travel: Up to $1,000 will be provided to support travel to research conferences where the
fellow is presenting research.
Available to new doctoral students with exceptional academic credentials (ex. evidence
of experience in the field; research productivity, awards, honors; and professional
contributions and achievements to the field).
Students must not have taken or be taking classes at USF, degree or non-degree seeking,
when nominated for this award.