2019-2020 Delores Auzenne Fellowship Application

2019-2020 Delores Auzenne Fellowship Application

The Delores Auzenne Fellowship is designed to assist Florida International University in increasing the matriculation of minority graduate students who are enrolled in disciplines where there is under-representation. Through this program, graduate students receive awards of $5,000 ($2,500 per Fall and Spring semesters) for year-long, full-time study.

Eligibility Requirements:
To qualify to receive this fellowship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. Have been accepted as a degree seeking student into graduate (master or doctoral) disciplines where minority graduate students are disproportionately underrepresented; and
2. Have demonstrated initiative in pursuing educational goals and possess the qualifications to assure satisfactory progress toward future educational goals; and
3. Are either citizens or permanent residents (a copy of your card must be provided) of the United States;
4. Applicants are eligible for $5,000 per academic year (Fall and Spring) for up to three (3) years, contingent upon funding.
5. APPLICANTS CANNOT RECEIVE McKNIGHT FELLOWSHIP OR ANOTHER UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP ALONG WITH THE DELORES AUZENNE FELLOWSHIP.

Fellowship Requirements Recipients of the Delores Auzenne Fellowship:
Studies must reapply annually and are required to:

1. Attend the scholarship orientation in August of the award year
2. Maintain a 3.0 GPA
3. Be enrolled as a full-time student
4. Notify the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) (formerly Equal Opportunity and Diversity) of any change in name, address, graduate program, or school.

Application Requirements:
To be considered for the Delores Auzenne Fellowship, new applicants should submit the completed application along with the following supporting documents to the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs and Diversity by 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2019:

1. One page, double spaced in Times New Roman personal statement expressing career objectives,     achivements, and activities.
2. FIU acceptance letter
3. Current unofficial transcript
    Please note unofficial transcripts must be uploaded below. Official transcripts must be mailed to IDEA only if    you are awarded the scholarship.
5. Two letters of recommendation from professors or current supervisors
6. Copy of visa (Non U.S. Citizens)

DEADLINE IS JULY 15, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS!