The fellowship provides financial support to graduate students to pursue graduate studies without associated teaching or research responsibilities (as they are in a teaching or research assistantship). Fellowships are generally merit-based internal or external awards to support a student in a full-time course of study.
The Graduate School funds a significant number of entering doctoral students with fellowships awarded through their graduate field.
The Africa Fund includes
a nine-month stipend,
full tuition, and
Cornell individual student health insurance.
To be considered
Must be PhD applicants who are citizens of an African country and not permanent residents of the United States are eligible for this award.
notify your graduate field of your eligibility and request that they nominate you to the Graduate School prior to the fellowship deadline
Application Deadline: 15th February, 2023
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