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Faculty Nominated Fellowships

George Washington Carver Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective doctorall students directly through this form: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7aBIzi7yBECdpBz 

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.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $25,000 per year
  • Five years of support from The Graduate School

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November
  • Department application deadline: January 25, 2019
  • Award notification: March 9, 2019

David M. Knox Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective masters students directly through this form: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9o91noZGJayOgRv

The David M. Knox Fellowship is designed to enhance the diversity of the graduate student body through the recruitment of master’s-seeking students with diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. This fellowship provides a two-year award package that includes coverage of tuition and fees as well as medical insurance supplements.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $20,000 per year
  • One year of support from The Graduate School
  • One year of support from the student’s graduate program

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November
  • Department application deadline: January 22, 2019
  • Award notification: March 9, 2019

Puskas Memorial Fellowship

Departments nominate prospective masters or PhD students directly through this form: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5sAVeVI2VX6wPIh

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 master's-seeking or doctoral-seeking students who have an affiliation with Romania.  The tenure of the Puskas Memorial Fellowship is one year and provides a stipend, payment of tuition, payment of student fees, and a medical insurance supplement.  

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

  • $20,000 per year
  • One year of support from The Graduate School

Timeline

  • Department application deadline: March 18, 2019
  • Award notification: April 15, 2019

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