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Fellowships


Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowships

Download Application - Deadline: April 16

Award: Ten fellowships of a minimum of $20,000/year for a maximum duration of four years, plus a tuition award for either in-state or nonresident students for up to nine credits for four years.

Criteria: A 3.5 or above cumulative GPA and GRE scores at the 70th percentile or higher; students must be accepted to a graduate program as a matriculated doctoral student, with matching departmental financial support (amount will vary); students must be nominated by their academic college.

For additional information about the Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowships, please see: http://research.usu.edu/htm/news/articleID=16028.


Office of Research and Graduate Studies Master's Fellowships

Download Application - Deadline: April 16

Award: Eight fellowships of $12,000 for one year duration, plus a tuition award for either in-state or nonresident students for up to nine credits.

Criteria: A 3.5 or above cumulative GPA and GRE scores at the 70th percentile or higher; students must be accepted to a graduate program as a matriculated master’s student; students must be nominated by their academic college.

For additional information about the Office of Research and Graduate Studies Master’s Fellowships, please see: http://research.usu.edu/htm/news/articleID=16028.


Martin Luther King Fellowships

Download Application - Deadline: April 2

Award: Two fellowships of $7,000 for the academic year and a tuition award for either in-state or nonresident students for up to nine credits.

Criteria: A 3.0 cumulative GPA and GRE scores at the 40th percentile or higher; students must be accepted to a graduate program as a matriculated student, with matching departmental financial support (minimum $1,000); students must not have exceeded the 70-credit tuition award limit to be eligible for the tuition award that accompanies this fellowship.

Intended for deserving African American students; priority given to new students.


Dr. Dinesh and Kalpana Patel Graduate Fellowship

Download Application - Deadline: April 2

Award: One award of $5,000 for the academic year and a tuition award for in-state and nonresident tuition for up to nine credits.

Criteria: Students must not have exceeded the 70-credit tuition award limit to be eligible for the tuition award that accompanies this fellowship.

Intended for underrepresented and international doctoral students.


School of Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowships

Download Application - Deadline: April 2

Award: Ten non-renewable fellowships of $5,000 for the academic year with a tuition award for in-state and nonresident students for up to nine credits.

Criteria: Submission of curriculum vita as well as a letter from the department head or the department's director of graduate studies that endorses the student's application and that describes the department's commitment to relieve the student of some portion of the student's responsibilities as a graduate assistant (the letter should be addressed to the Dissertation Fellowship Selection Committee); students who have exceeded the 70-credit tuition award limit will not be eligible for the tuition award that accompanies this fellowship.

Intended to provide outstanding doctoral students with additional time to draft and revise dissertations; it should be used to relieve students from some part of their teaching or research obligations in order to pursue more actively the actual writing of the dissertation.


Click here to see the 2010 fellowship recipients.