FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship 2011, USA

FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship

Study Subject :  Any Subject

Employer :  Florida International University

Level : Graduate

The FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship was created to encourage promising undergraduate McNair Scholars to pursue their graduate education at Florida International University.

Beginning this Fall 2011 semester, FIU’s University Graduate School will award a limited number of FIU McNair Graduate Fellowships to McNair Scholars based on a nomination from their graduate program.

To be considered for the fellowship a student must be fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree program at FIU for the Fall 2011 semester. Preference will be given to students who are entering a doctoral program.

Doctoral Student Awards

FIU McNair Graduate Fellowships for doctoral students provide four years of support with a $23,000 annual stipend plus a tuition waiver and individual health insurance. The University Graduate School will provide the support for the first two years in the form of a fellowship.

The academic department will continue to provide the same level of support during the 3rd and 4th years through a (0.5 FTE) teaching or research assistantship. Students may not receive other FIU fellowships or fellowships from outside agencies during the first two years of the award.

Master’s Student Awards

FIU McNair Graduate Fellowships for master’s students provide a $15,000 stipend for the first year, plus a tuition waiver and individual health insurance.

In the second year, the student’s academic department will continue the same level of support by providing the student a (0.5FTE) graduate or research assistantship. Students may not receive other FIU fellowships or fellowships from outside agencies during the first year of the award.

Eligibility  for FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship :

  • be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • be newly admitted to/entering a master’s or doctoral degree program at FIU for the Fall 2011 semester (currently enrolled graduate students are not eligible)
  • have participated in and complete the McNair Scholars Program at their undergraduate institution
  • have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in upper division undergraduate coursework.


FIU McNair Graduate Fellowship Application Deadline : March 1st,  2011