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Flagship Fellowship

The Flagship Fellowship Program helps 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 $60,000 per student over the duration of the award. 

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be newly admitted doctoral students who will enroll at the University of Maryland, College Park, in Fall 2024. Candidates must have exceptional qualifications and a clear promise for outstanding performance in doctoral study. Students must be nominated by a UMD department or program.  

Deadlines: In order to accommodate the wide range of admission deadlines across campus, there are two nomination and selection cycles for the AY 24-25 Flagship Fellowship

  • Round 1 nomination deadline is noon, Wednesday, December 20, 2023.
  • Round 2 nomination deadline is noon, Monday, February 5, 2024.

Flagship Fellowship Guidelines (AY 24-25)

Nomination Coversheet  (PDF File)

Nomination Coversheet (Word File)

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