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GRADUATE SCHOOL

Graduate School Awards & Grants
 

Annual Student Awards
Faculty Nominated Student Awards
Part-time Student Award

 

ANNUAL AWARDS

Application Deadline for 2015 is March 23rd.  Student cannot be a spring or summer graduate, and must be enrolled as a degree bound student in Fall 2015 when award is paid.

In order to apply for the awards listed below you will need to submit an application letter and a letter of support from a faculty member.  If you are applying for more than one award, faculty members only need to submit one letter.

Application letters should address the criteria listed below which vary depending on the scholarship and also includes the following information:

• student name and myWSU ID
• name of the fellowship being applied for
• how eligibility requirements are met
• how award will be used to further your education
• educational goals
• credit hours enrolled during current and next semesters

If you are applying for more than one award, you may include multiple criteria in one letter or submit separate letters with the specific information.  However, you should not submit the same letter multiple times.

Camien Fellowship: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled in either full-time or part-time, in the social sciences, foreign languages, or education. Typical award is for $450. The fellowship renews annually with satisfactory academic progress and with this may not be available every year to new students.

Cord Fellowship: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled either full-time or part-time, and demonstrate financial need. Typical award is for $650.

Donald D. Sbarra Endowed Fellowship: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled full-time, have at least a 3.2 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Typical award is for $700.

Stettheimer Endowed Fellowship: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, have completed nine graduate credit hours, and be enrolled either full-time or part-time. Preference is given to students who exhibit exceptional ability and potential. Typical award is $2500 (awarded over the fall & spring semester).  The fellowship renews annually with satisfactory academic progress and with this may not be available every year to new students.

Tilford Fellowship: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled full-time, and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to minority students who are U.S. citizens. Typical award is for $700.

Delano Maggard Jr, Research Grant: To be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled either full-time or part-time, have completed nine graduate credit hours, and demonstrate financial need. Typical award is for $300.  This award entails the following additional criteria: (1) student must submit a budget for the research project (2) if the proposed research involves human or animal subjects, a copy of the approval from the WSU institutional Review Board or Animal Care and Use committee should be included, and (3) the letter of faculty support should verify the information about the research project that is given in the application and the budget. 

All information should be submitted to the Graduate School Office, 107 Jardine Hall.  Winners of the Annual Student Awards will be recognized at the GRASP Symposium in the spring semesterPlease visit the Wichita State University Foundation webpage for biographies of the men and women behind WSU's Scholarships and Fellowships.

 

FACULTY NOMINATED AWARDS 

Nomination Deadline for 2015 is March 23rd.  Student cannot be a spring or summer graduate, and must be enrolled as a degree bound student in Fall 2015 when award is paid.

Ollie A. & J.O. Heskett Graduate Fellowships

Eligibility & Criteria
Cover letter (Signature form)

Dora Wallace Outstanding Graduate Student Awards (4)

Outstanding Student
-Dora Wallace Hodgson Outstanding Master's-level Student Award
-Dora Wallace Hodgson Outstanding Doctoral-level Student Award

Eligibility & Criteria
Cover letter (Signature form)

Thesis/Dissertation Awards
-Dora Wallace Hodgson Outstanding Master's Thesis Award
-Dora Wallace Hodgson Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Eligibility & Criteria
Cover letter (Signature form)

All information should be submitted to the Graduate School Office, 107 Jardine Hall.  Winners of the Faculty Nominated Student Awards will be recognized at the GRASP Symposium in the spring semester.  Please visit the Wichita State University Foundation webpage for biographies of the men and women behind WSU's Scholarships and Fellowships.

 

PART-TIME STUDENT AWARD

Educational Opportunity Fund Fall/Spring ApplicationTo be eligible, a student must be admitted to a graduate degree program in good standing, be enrolled part-time (3 to 8 graduate hours). Demonstrate financial need, and cannot hold paid employment at WSU. Awards are available for up to $700. Deadline is the first Monday in June for Fall, and the first Monday in October for Spring awards. 

For more information regarding any Graduate Awards contact the
Graduate School at 978-3095.

No recipient will be excluded from consideration based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a veteran or disability.