Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship
The Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship (PGRF) is a new
university-wide competitive fellowship program designed to recruit non-resident graduate
students who demonstrate outstanding potential for achievement in research or
creative activity. The Fellowship waives non-resident tuition for one academic year.
Access the PGRF nomination form here.
PGRF recipients shall be selected
according to the following criteria:
or international student status
by graduate program
as determined by quantitative measures including GPA and GRE
evidence of merit, including awards, achievements, departmental recommendation
wishing to nominate outstanding prospective non-resident students for the PGRF
should submit nomination information, including student name, Red ID, GPA, GRE
scores, and brief summary of qualifications, using the online form.
Nominations are due by January 31.
Fifty recipients will be selected by Graduate Affairs Deans according to
criteria. Awards announced February
7. Graduate Affairs shall issue award
notification in writing to recipient and his or her sponsoring program.
recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA during the fellowship year to retain the award.
The award is non-renewable and available only to first-year graduate students.