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Andrews Fellowship

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Program Description

The Andrews Fellowships are for the recruitment of outstanding Ph.D.-track students to graduate programs at Purdue University. Each fellowship provides a four-year award package to the fellow, which includes two years of stipend support from the Graduate School and two additional years of funding support from the graduate program. The Andrews Fellowship, whether administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, also provides tuition coverage and a medical insurance supplement. The student recipient must have an admit date of fall 2018 or spring 2019.

Qualifications / Eligibility

Recipients of Andrews Fellowships must be admitted to Purdue as Ph.D.-track students in a degree-granting graduate program and must demonstrate superior academic achievement and scholarly abilities. The student recipient must have an admit date of fall 2018 or spring 2019.

Application & Selection Process

Students do not apply directly for the Andrews Fellowship. Selection of the recipients is conducted by the graduate faculty that administers the graduate program to which the student was admitted. At a minimum, the selection process considers the students’ academic and scholarly achievements and abilities, based on admission application materials requested by the graduate program. To receive full consideration, graduate students must submit completed application materials by the program deadline.


The Andrews Fellowship provides a four-year award package to the student. The tenure of the Andrews Fellowship is two years. The Graduate School provides:

  • Stipend of $18,086 (estimated);
  • Payment of tuition and most fees, (Graduate Appointment Fee, International Fee and Differential Fee are not paid);
  • Medical insurance supplement.

 The graduate program commits two additional years of support, usually in the form of research assistantships, teaching assistantships, or a combination thereof, to guarantee to the fellowship recipient a total award package of four years. 

 Terms and Conditions

Recipients must:

  • Be enrolled and maintain status as Ph.D.-track students in a degree-granting graduate program at Purdue;
  • Register for at least eight credits in both the fall and the spring sessions and for at least six credits during the summer session. Fellows who are not registered during the summer session will not receive a stipend in June and July;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic and scholarly performance and progress and satisfactory work performance;
  • Maintain a valid e-mail address with the Fellowship Office;
  • Submit an Academic Progress Report each semester to the Fellowship Office;
  • Adhere to the Graduate School Fellowship guidelines.

 Contact Information

The Andrews Fellowships are administered by the Graduate School. Questions may be addressed to the Fellowship Office, Graduate School, at 4-2598 or

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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