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Graduate School-Awarded Fellowships

What follows is a list of fellowships available through The Graduate School that are open for student application. Interested students can apply for these opportunities through The Graduate School or their individual programs. Please note that some external funding is not available to international students.

George Washington Carver Fellowship

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.
  • Student response deadline: January 25.
  • Award notification: March 9.

Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship 

The Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship provides a one-year fellowship to students with undergraduate degrees from Purdue for the furtherance of postgraduate research at the University. Recipients are selected on the basis of character, intellectual ability and promise of degree attainment. This fellowship includes a stipend, graduate tuition scholarships, payment of most fees and a medical insurance supplement.

Support details and timeline information are as follows:

Support

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

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: January 11.
  • Award notification: March 9. 

David M. Knox Fellowship

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 minimum.
  • One year of support from The Graduate School.
  • One year of support from the student’s graduate program.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: January 22.
  • Award notification: March 9.

Ludwig Kruhe Fellowship

The Ludwig Kruhe Fellowship was established as a means for promoting a deeper understanding in global issues and international relations. It is intended for doctoral candidates in one of the following programs: agricultural economics, civil engineering, foreign languages and literatures, history, management, or political science. This fellowship provides a one-year award package that includes a stipend, 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.

Timeline

  • Funding allocation: November.
  • Student response deadline: January 18.
  • Award notification: March  23.

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