UGS Fellowships

Presidential Fellowship

Fellowship pays $30,000 a year for three years. The first two years stipend is pad for my UGS and year three student works as a teaching assistant in the department. UGS pays three years of tuition and health insurance. This fellowship is awarded once a year in the fall term to prospective students.

Fall 2018 Deadline: TBA

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship (MKF)

The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship program is designed to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels. Newly admitted doctoral students who have been awarded a McKnight Fellowship from the Florida Education Fund are eligible to receive UGS Enhancement Funding. Fellowship pays for two years at $22,000.00 a year and provides tuition waiver and health insurance. There is two additional years of funding from the department at $22.000.00 a year as a teaching assistant and tuition waiver and health insurance is provided. Fall only.

Fall 2018 Deadline: TBA

FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship (MNF)

The FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship was created to encourage promising undergraduate McNair Scholars to pursue their graduate education at Florida International University. To be considered for the fellowship a student must be fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree program at FIU for the semester the student is applying for. Preference will be given to students who are entering a doctoral program. Fellowship pays $23,000.00 by UGS and includes tuition waiver and health insurance for two years. Two additional years of support from the department as a teaching assistant which pays $23,000.00 and also includes tuition waiver and health insurance.

Fall 2018 Deadline: TBA

Doctoral Evidence Acquisition Fellowship (DEA)

The Doctoral Evidence Acquisition (DEA) Fellowship is specifically intended to support doctoral students who have no financial support for evidence acquisition activities or those students for whom their current means of financial support would significantly interfere with or preclude their ability to collect the evidence needed for their doctoral research. Fellowship pays $8,300.00 per semester for 1 semester. Tuition waiver and health insurance is provided.

Spring 2018 UGS deadline: October 20, 2017

Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF)

Dissertation Year Fellowships (DYFs) provide support to highly-qualified FIU doctoral students during the data analysis and writing phase of their dissertation. It is intended to facilitate the timely completion of high-quality manuscripts and dissertations. Students who are conducting outstanding research in their discipline and have established a notable record of publication during their doctoral studies (in comparison to others in their discipline) are favored in the application process. Dissertation Fellows are expected to graduate within 1 year after receiving the award. DYF pays $8,300.00 for 2 semesters and tuition waiver and health insurance is provided.

Spring 2018 UGS deadline: October 20, 2017

For the most up to date inform please view the UGS fellowship page at: http:/gradschool.fiu.edustudents/funding/fellowships/#topation