*McKnight Doctoral Fellowship*

*/Minority Candidates: McKnight Doctoral Fellowship/*
*/Deadline: January 15/*

The Office of Graduate Minority Programs, in partnership with the 
Florida Education Fund, administers the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship for 
African-American and Hispanic students. The program is designed to 
increase the number of African-American and Hispanic faculty in the 
state of Florida. Each fellow receives a base stipend of $12,000 with 
tuition, health insurance and fee waiver for a maximum of five years. 
Applicants must be US citizens admitted to a University of Florida Ph.D. 
program and entering the first year of that program. Applications must 
be submitted directly to the Florida Education Fund before January 15 to 
compete for funding opportunities the following fall.

Students are not required to have admission decisions at the time of 
application submission. Students are notified by the Florida Education 
Fund of selections decisions no later than April 15.

All application materials must be submitted directly to the Florida 
Education Fund by January 15. The deadline will be strictly enforced. 
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship applications can be completed at the 
Florida Education Fund website <>, or 
by calling 813-272-2772.

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Flyer 

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