Outstanding graduate students are invited to apply for this fellowship. Given every three to five years, the recipient will engage in a program of scholarly activity, in collaboration with his or her advisor that is related to the quality of life for children and families. It is anticipated that the fellowship recipient will publish at least one working paper within the Center for Families. The fellowship is a 12-month, half-time position, carrying a stipend commensurate with Purdue University Graduate School Fellowships. The work must be supervised by the student’s advisor, who is responsible for supervising the fellowship recipient and ensuring that necessary reports are submitted.