This fellowship is open to African American/Black graduate and professional students, excluding students in the Health Sciences.

Course Level: Graduate degree
Award: $19,000
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Varies
Nationality: Domestic Students
The award can be taken in the United States

Eligible Countries: Domestic Students can apply for this application .
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any graduate degree subjects in Engineering, Science offered by the university.
Admissible Criteria: Applicants must have:

  • Nominees must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Nominees must be African-American/Black.
  • Nominees must be incoming (Fall 2020) graduate students; students admitted for the spring 2020 and summer 2020 terms are also eligible.
  • Nominees must have completed an application for on-campus, fall 2020 admission to a Ph.D. program, J.D., or a College of Creative Arts graduate program at the time the fellowship nomination is submitted.
  • Nominees must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 for undergraduate or 5 for graduate course work.
  • Note: Health Sciences doctoral students may not be nominated for this fellowship.

How to Apply: For applying, applicants need to take admission to the university. After taking acceptance, after that, you can automatically consider this study grant.

  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must have all previous documents, academic transcripts and certificates to apply for this study program.
  • Language Requirements: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good command of the English language for the opportunity .


  • The Du Bois Fellowships provide an annual stipend of $19,000, waiver of University tuition, a College tuition grant (fall and spring terms), payment of University fees, and graduate student health insurance coverage.
  • Awards are paid over a 9-month period, during which time students must be enrolled full-time.
  • Awards provide up to three years of funding.
  • Students who are awarded this fellowship will be provided with summer University tuition waivers by request.

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Application Deadline: February 9, 2020