The Graduate School invites colleges to select outstanding students for the Graduate All-S.T.A.R. Fellowship for AY 17-18. Approximately 4,000 UMD graduate students also serve as teaching, administrative, or research assistants. The Graduate All-S.T.A.R. Fellowships honor graduate students who are both outstanding scholars and outstanding graduate assistants. This supplemental fellowship provides $10,000 stipend. The student selected must be returning as an enrolled student in AY 17-18 and must hold a graduate assistantship during this time period.
Eligible candidates are currently enrolled UMD graduate students who hold at least a half-time graduate assistantship (RA, TA, or GA). At least two semesters of graduate assistantship experience by the end of the Spring 17 is required.
Selection Process: Colleges/Schools will select their Graduate All-S.T.A.R. Fellow or Fellows from eligible students enrolled in that college/school. Students who are interested in being considered for this fellowship must contact their college for more information about the selection process.
College/School Deadline: The College/School award selection(s) must be submitted to the Graduate School Awards System by Friday, April 21, 2017*.
*Eligible students must contact their college or department for their internal deadlines.
AY 2016-17 Award Recipients
Zahra Ashktorab, Information Studies
Rebecca Black, Mathematics
Kerry Li Fang, Urban and Regional Planning and Design
Tyler Frankel, Animal and Avian Sciences
Emilia Guevara, Anthropology
Pallavi Guha, Journalism
Fudong Han, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
John Hart, Family Science
Miriam Hiebert, Materials Science and Engineering
Irina Alexander Iles, Communication
Xu Li, Counseling Psychology Program
Davin O'Regan, Public Policy
Ruth Osorio, English
Mustafa Sahin, Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies
Teddy Wilson, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Ashlee Wilkins, Astronomy
AY 2015-16 Award Recipients
Laurie Bracaglia, Bioengineering
Megan Brown, Animal and Avian Sciences
Sarah Bonnie, English
Marisa Franco, Psychology
Yurong He, Information Studies
Emily Hestness, Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
Zafar Imron, Public Policy
Justin Hudson, Journalism
Elijah Knaap, Urban and Regional Planning and Design
Taylor Miles, Fire Protection and Mechanical Engineering
Jessica Montresor-Lopez, Toxicology
Melissa Rogers, Women's Studies
Zachary Rowan, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Krista Smith, Astronomy
Tianshu Sun, Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies
Iadviga Zhelesinskaia, Geology