Graduate School-managed Faculty Nominated Fellowships

George Washington Carver Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective doctoral students directly through the following link: Nomination Form  

NOTE:  Only 2 applications per program

The George Washington Carver Fellowship is awarded to doctoral-seeking students from historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, or tribal colleges who have demonstrated superior academic achievements and scholarly abilities. Recipients must aspire to a career as a professor of higher education.

Requirements for student nominees: 
  • Be a graduate of a HBCU, HSI, or Tribal College (or have attended for two years) 
  • Be a graduate of an accredited U.S. High School
  • Aspires to be a professor 
  • Has completed the Diversity Essay in their application
Submission Requirements:

Please make sure you submit a single pdf document in the following order:

  • CV
  • Diversity Essay 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Department Nomination
  • Transcripts 
Support:
$25,000 per year
Five years of support from The Graduate School
Timeline:

Application Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Award notification: February 22, 2021

 

David M. Knox Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective masters students directly through the following link: Nomination Form 

NOTE:  Only 2 applications per program

The David M. Knox Fellowship is designed to enhance the diversity of the graduate student body through the recruitment of masters-seeking students with diverse backgrounds, views, and experiences.

Requirement for Student Nominees:
  • Be a graduate of an accredited U.S. High School
  • Be admitted to a Purdue masters program
  • Has completed the Diversity Essay in their application 
 Submission Requirements:

Please make sure you submit a single pdf document in the following order:

  • CV
  • Diversity Essay 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Department Nomination
  • Transcripts 
 Support:
$22,500 per year
Two years of support:
one year of support from The Graduate School
one year of support from the student’s graduate program
 Timeline:

Application Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Award notification: February 22, 2021

 

Puskas Memorial Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective masters or PhD students directly through this form: Nomination Form 

The Puskas Memorial Fellowship was established in April 1993 with a bequest from the estate of Nick Puskas. Its income supports fellowships for graduate students.  The Puskas Memorial Fellowship is awarded to masters-seeking or doctoral-seeking students who have an affiliation with Romania.  The tenure of the Puskas Memorial Fellowship is one year with the possibility of renewal and provides a stipend/salary, payment of tuition, payment of student fees, and a medical insurance benefit.

 Requirement for Student Nominees:
  • Maintain residency in Romania 
  • (or) Were educated in Romania
  • (or) Have participated in study or research in Romania
  • (or) Are conducting formal outreach and engagement with Romania
  • (or) Have some other significant relationship with Romania as determined by the Dean of the Graduate School
  • Be admitted for the fall or spring semester of the upcoming academic year
Submission Requirements: 

Please make sure you submit a single pdf document in the following order:

  • CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Department Nomination
  • Transcripts 
 Support:
$22,500 per year
One year of support from The Graduate School

Timeline:Application Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Award notification: February 22, 2021

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