The Graduate Equity Fellowship program supports economically disadvantaged graduate students, especially from underrepresented groups within their respective disciplines. Fellowships range from $500 to $2,000 for an academic year, depending on the demonstrated need.
Students may receive awards for two academic years but must apply each year. Post-baccalaureate, second master’s degree students and doctoral students are ineligible.
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|Organization||San Diego State University|
|Amount||$500 to $2,000|
|Number of Awards||NA|
|Contest Deadline||September 03, 2022|
Who is Eligible?
- Students that are legal California residents
- Master’s students (not available for second master’s degree students or doctoral students) that are conditional classified or classified
- Completed the free FAFSA or Dream Act application
- Enroll in at least six units of graduate work related to the master’s degree for the fall and spring semesters
- Maintain a 3.00 GPA
- Have at least $1,000 of financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
How to Apply?
- Student Essay: The essay should address specific circumstances contributing to the need and your academic progress toward earning your degree. Limit 1 page (single spaced or two double spaced).
- Graduate Advisor Endorsement: The completed form will be uploaded to your application.
- Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate coursework (and unofficial SDSU transcripts for continuing Master’s students)
- Two letters of recommendation (preferably from faculty members)
The online application submission and supporting documents deadline are September 03, 2022.