Royster Society of Fellows Recruitment Fellowship
For first-year graduate students
- Description of the Royster Society of Fellows.
- Selection Criteria
- Award Amount
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The Royster Society of Fellows Recruitment Fellowship is the University's most selective and prestigious interdisciplinary fellowship program.
You are eligible if you are applying to a doctoral program.
We select students with the highest academic potential and the most impressive record of achievement in undergraduate education and work and life experiences. Royster Fellows exhibit an exciting diversity of geographical, academic, and professional experience and come from across the nation and around the world.
The fellowship provides a stipend, tuition, health insurance, and funds for professional travel for five years.
|Length of support||Five years|
|TA/RA position||Years 2-4|
Depending on funding, this award may change from year to year.
As a Royster fellow, you may serve as Teaching or Research Assistant (TA/RA) during your second, third, and fourth years. You do not serve as a TA/RA during your first and fifth years.
You cannot apply directly. Your program may nominate a limited number of applicants. The Fellowship Committee and the Royster Society of Fellows faculty then select fellows from among nominees from across campus.
Please let your department know if you are interested in being nominated.
If you would like to be nominated, submit your admissions application by December 12, 2017.
If you are offered this award, you must give written acceptance to The Graduate School by April 15th.
To learn more about the Royster Society of Fellows, please contact RoysterSocietyofFellows@unc.edu.