Deadlines approach for Ph.D. fellowships
Applications are due soon for several fellowships for Ph.D. students. Purdue’s Graduate School has allocated enough funds for the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship to provide one 12-month award for Ph.D. students. In addition, the College of Technology has one Andrews or Purdue Doctoral Fellowship available and one Ross Fellowship available for Ph.D. students to be admitted for Fall 2010 or Spring 2011. Information about each type of fellowship is shown below.
Applications for the Bilsland Dissertation award are due December 3 to Gary Bertoline. Download application.
Nominations for the Andrews, Doctoral, and Ross fellowships are due January 14, 2011, to Gary Bertoline. Download nomination form.
The Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
This fellowship supports Ph.D. students who will begin working on their dissertation in Summer or Fall 2011. This fellowship will allow the student to dedicate all their time to their research and dissertation writing. The Technology Graduate Education Committee will review all nominations and faculty will be notified by December 10. The Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship must be administered as semester awards or as a one-year award. Summer only awards are not permitted.
Andrews, Doctoral, Ross fellowships
Each of following fellowships provides a four-year award package to the fellow. Whether they are administered as a fellowship or as an assistantship, they also provide tuition coverage, as noted in the Tuition and Fees section of the Award Provisions, and a medical insurance supplement. The student recipient must have an admit date of Fall 2011 or Spring 2012.
- Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship
The Andrews Fellowships are for the recruitment of outstanding Ph.D.-track students to graduate programs at Purdue Universit.y It includes two years of stipend support from the Graduate School and two additional years of funding support from the graduate program.
- Purdue Doctoral Fellowship
The Purdue Doctoral Fellowships support the recruitment of outstanding Ph.D.-track students who will enhance the diversity of the graduate student body in graduate programs at Purdue through their diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. It includes two years of stipend support from the Graduate School and two additional years of funding support from the graduate program.
- Ross Fellowship
Each fellowship provides a four-year package to the fellow, which includes one-year of support from the Graduate School and a commitment by the graduate program of three additional years of support. The additional support is usually in the form of teaching or research assistantships or a combination of both.
Additional fellowship competitions
In addition to the programs listed above, the Graduate School will hold competitions for five programs. Encourage graduate programs to identify and submit nomination for these fellowships. Timeline of the fellowship process:
- January 25, 2011, George Washington Carver Fellowship
- January 28, 2011, Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship
- January 28, 2011, David M. Knox
- February 2, 2011, Ludwig Kruhe Fellowship
- February 4, 2011, Bilsland Strategic Initiatives Fellowship
More fellowship resources can be found at the Graduate School Web site.