2017-2018 Delores Auzenne Fellowship Application

2017-2018 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 semester; fall/spring or both) 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;

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

1. Attend orientation in August of the award year
2. Maintain a 3.0 GPA
3. Be enrolled as a full-time student (taking 9 credit hours)
4. Notify the Office of 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 Friday, June 9, 2017:


1. One page, double spaced in Times New Roman personal statement expressing career objectives,     achivements, and activities.
2. Letter of acceptance
3. Official Undergraduate Transcript
4. Current Transcript
    Please note unofficial transcripts must be uploaded below. Official transcripts must be mailed to EOPD 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)