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President's Fellowship

In accordance with our core values, mission, and desire to create a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus environment, we offer the President’s Fellowship, aimed at recruiting outstanding doctoral students from differing backgrounds or with unique personal and scholarly experience.  

President’s Fellowships are multi-year enhancement awards to be added to full assistantship and fellowship support offers normally made by graduate programs. The President’s Fellowship enhancement award may total up to $40,000 per student over the duration of the award.  Graduate programs must commit to sharing the cost of the President’s Fellowship, as descibed in the guidelines.

Eligibility: Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents entering Ph.D. programs in Fall 2024.  The fellowship will support students with exceptional qualifications and clear promise for outstanding performance in doctoral study.

Deadlines:  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.

President's Fellowship Guidelines (AY 24-25) 

Nomination Form


Past recipients

AY 23-24 President's Fellows
AY 22-23 President's Fellows

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