University of Kansas Graduate Fellowship Opportunity

4 Year Fellowship

This is a four-year fellowship for exceptional students who intend to pursue a doctorate in business, economics, engineering, mathematics, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and physical sciences. Self Graduate Fellows will receive:

  • $30,500/year for four years
  • Full coverage of tuition and fees
  • Payment of the employer’s share of student health insurance
  • A $5,500 professional development award
  • A unique professional development program

The total value of this fellowship exceeds $175,000.

If you are interested in this opportunity, you must first apply to an eligible Ph.D. program, and then the department will submit nominations. KU departments will submit nominations January 31, 2018. You can apply at  

For further information on this fellowship, please visit their website. You should submit your application for graduate study before the end of the fall semester. Self Graduate Fellow nominations are evaluated in early February and then invitations are extended to a select group of students for interviews in Lawrence.

If you have any questions, email Amy Benoit-Warlick at You may also email her at the same email to inquire about an application fee waiver.