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Faculty-Awarded Fellowships (Closed)

What follows is a list of faculty-awarded fellowships available through various programs within The Graduate School. Because they are awarded by faculty, the following fellowships are not open for student applications. Please note that some external funding is not available to international students.

Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship

The Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship is designed for the recruitment of outstanding PhD-track students to graduate programs at Purdue. Each fellowship provides a four-year award package. Whether administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, this award also provides tuition coverage and a medical insurance supplement.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $18,086 per year minimum.
  • Two years of support from The Graduate School.
  • Two years of support from the student’s graduate program.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: April 15.
  • Award notification: determined by the program.

Lynn Fellowship

The Lynn Fellowship is designed for the recruitment of outstanding PhD-track students in interdisciplinary graduate programs at Purdue. Each fellowship provides a four-year award package. Whether administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, this award also provides tuition coverage and a medical insurance supplement.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $16,386 per year minimum.
  • One year of support from The Graduate School.
  • Three years of support from the student’s graduate interdisciplinary program.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: April 15.
  • Award notification: determined by the program.

Purdue Doctoral Fellowship

The Purdue Doctoral Fellowship is designed for the recruitment of outstanding PhD-track students who will enhance the diversity of the graduate student body in the University’s graduate programs through their diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. Each fellowship provides a four-year award package. Whether administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, this award also provides tuition coverage and a medical insurance supplement.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $16,386 per year minimum.
  • Two years of support from The Graduate School.
  • Two years of support from the student’s graduate program.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: April 15.
  • Award notification: determined by the program.

Ross Fellowship

The Ross Fellowship is designed for the recruitment of outstanding PhD-track students to graduate programs at Purdue. This fellowship comes with additional support in the form of a teaching assistantship, a research assistantship or a combination of the two. Each fellowship provides a four-year award package. Whether administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, this award also provides tuition coverage and a medical insurance supplement.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $16,386 per year minimum.
  • One year of support from The Graduate School.
  • Three years of support from the student’s graduate program.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: April 15.
  • Award notification: determined by the program.

Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship

The Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship, which is awarded by the Dean of the Graduate School, provides support to outstanding PhD candidates in the final year of doctoral degree completion. This fellowship is awarded each year to students already enrolled in graduate programs at Purdue. Recipients are expected to devote full-time effort to the completion of all requirements necessary to receive their doctoral degree at the conclusion of the fellowship tenure.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $18,360 per year minimum.
  • One year of support from The Graduate School.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: April 15.
  • Award notification: determined by the program.

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