The Maha “Maggie” Sawan Fellowship for Graduate Students was established by Dr. Edwin Sawan, Professor Emeritus in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Wichita State University. It was established in memory of his wife, Maha “Maggie” Sawan, who died in 2010, and honors her lifelong dedication to education and service to family and community. It celebrates her achievements and the respect she engendered in all who came in contact with her.
The Maha “Maggie” Sawan Fellowship for Graduate Students funds two annual fellowships one each semester, first awarded in fall 2011. Since that time, each semester a new Sawan fellow has been named.
A. Application Deadlines vary each semester: Fall 2018 fellowship deadline is MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 till 5pm.
B. Fellowship awards will be made without regard to financial need.
C. The fellowship is valid for two consecutive semesters and is not renewable.
D. 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.
E. Awards will be $6,400 each, divided between two semesters. This may be fall/spring
semesters or spring/fall semesters with two fellows on campus at any given time.