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Funding & Training Opportunities

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FIU Funding

FIU offers several fellowships, accompanied by increased stipends and professional development opportunities, for students from underrepresented minority groups. Eligible prospective students are encouraged to apply via the University Graduate School website.

  • McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program to address 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
  • FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship to encourage promising undergraduate McNair Scholars to pursue their graduate education at FIU ($23,000/year)
  • Delores Auzenne Fellowship (see University Graduate School website) to increase the matriculation of minority graduate students who are enrolled in disciplines where there is under-representation
  • Graduate Minority Opportunities Program (GMOP) is a nonrenewable $2,000 award for newly admitted masters or doctoral students. Students are required to participate in professional development activities throughout the academic year.

External Funding


Training Opportunities

There are many national training opportunities for eligible prospective students: