To be eligible for consideration, a student must be admitted to a graduate program with a specific graduate degree objective and must be enrolled in graduate academic course work. Fellowships are similar to scholarships; they do not require teaching, research, or other responsibilities. However, many students with fellowships also hold graduate assistantships. For faculty and staff, click here to learn more about the competition and nomination process.
Note: Students cannot apply on their own; programs are responsible for submitting nominations to be considered in the fellowship competition.
Every fellowship recipient must have full-time status as a graduate student during the period of appointment and may hold another smaller fellowship or engage in remunerative employment.
A fellowship may be renewed if:
Receiving the Stipend