The Flagship Fellowship Program is used to recruit outstanding doctoral students to the University of Maryland Graduate School. Flagship Fellowships are multi-year enhancement awards to be added to fellowship/assistantship offers made by graduate programs and may total $50,000 per student over the duration of the award. Each year, the Graduate School welcomes approximately 10 outstanding Flagship Fellows to UMD and has recruited over 80 outstanding students through this program since its inception in 2007.
Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be newly admitted doctoral students who will enroll at the University of Maryland, College Park, in Fall 2017. Candidates also must have exceptional qualifications and a clear promise for outstanding performance in doctoral study.
Nomination Process and Deadlines: Students must be nominated by a UMD department or program to be considered for this fellowship. Each program may nominate up to two students. The nomination deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
Prospective students who are interested in being nominated for an AY 17-18 Flagship Fellowship should contact the department.