CFANS Diversity Scholars graduate student fellowships are available to new, incoming CFANS graduate students who identify as African American/Black, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Chicano/Latinx/Hispanic, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or multi-racial identities.
The one-year fellowship award includes up to 14 tuition credits in both fall and spring semesters, a 12-month stipend, and a 12-month health insurance benefit. In addition, each fellow receives $3,000 for professional development activities and the opportunity to participate in the Community of Scholars Program through the UMN Graduate School.
Nominations are made by the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) from individual graduate programs; there is no limit to the number of nominations made by an individual grant program. A student or their advisor can initiate a nomination by notifying the graduate program Director of Graduate Studies (DGS). Nominations are due by December 19, 2019.
For more information on the CFANS Diversity Scholars Graduate Student Fellowship check out this PDF that outlines program details and application instructions. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.