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February 6, 2013

Mortar Board offering graduate school fellowships

The Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board is providing students wishing to pursue graduate studies with a merit-based funding source.

Mortar Board annually awards graduate fellowships to encourage Purdue students of high character and ability to pursue an advanced degree in graduate or professional studies. Through the awarding of these fellowships, Mortar Board seeks to benefit and recognize students who show potential leadership in their chosen field and in their community. Mortar Board will award no more than 10 fellowships, each in the amount of at least $2,500.

Applicants must receive a baccalaureate degree from Purdue in December 2012 or May, August, or December 2013 and plan to pursue an advanced degree in graduate or professional studies in fall 2013 or spring 2014. A minimum graduation index of 3.2 is required. Students entering any field at any institution are eligible.  

In promoting the ideals of Mortar Board, selection of fellowship recipients is based on scholastic record, character, service to campus and community, and stated professional goals. Financial need is considered but is not the determining factor.

Applications are available online at https://www.getinvolved.purdue.edu/form/start/1577 or  https://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mortarbd/awards/fellowships.php. Completed applications must be submitted online or turned in no later than 5 p.m. March 1 to Student Activities and Organizations, Office of the Dean of Students, Schleman Hall, Room 250.  

For information or questions, call 49-41232. Incomplete applications will not be considered.