The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is inviting applications for Graduate Diversity Enhancement Fellowships for the year 2015-2016. Fellowship is awarded for masters and doctoral level of study. The fellowship is open to first-time enrollees who have been admitted to a graduate program of study at UTK for fall 2015 with the intent of pursuing a doctoral or master’s degree.  The award will provide: $15,000 stipend, divided into monthly payments from August 2015 through May 2016, health insurance; and tuition, including in-state maintenance fees and out of state tuition. The application deadline is March 25, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is available to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Course Level: Fellowship is awarded for masters and doctoral level of study.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility:
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The fellowship is open to first-time enrollees who have been admitted to a graduate program of study at UTK for Fall 2015 with the intent of pursuing a doctoral or master’s degree and who demonstrate significant potential to contribute to the Graduate School’s educational mission and its diversity-related goals.
-Competition is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and international applicants. Applicants must be admitted (or admitted conditionally) to a degree program by the Office of Graduate Admissions by March 25, 2015.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Competition is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and international applicants.
Scholarship Description: The fellowship is open to first-time enrolls who have been admitted to a graduate program of study at UTK for fall 2015 with the intent of pursuing a doctoral or master’s degree and who demonstrate significant potential to contribute to the Graduate School’s educational mission and its diversity-related goals. Competition is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and international applicants. Applicants must be admitted (or admitted conditionally) to a degree program by the Office of Graduate Admissions by March 25, 2015. Admission will be confirmed by the Graduate School. Recipients of this award must also be enrolled as full-time students (minimum nine hours of graduate enrollment) for both fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters.
Number of award(s):  Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? The award will provide: $15,000 stipend, divided into monthly payments from August 2015 through May 2016, health insurance; and tuition, including in-state maintenance fees and out of state tuition.
Notification: Awards will be announced on the Graduate School website on April 9, 2015. Awardees must notify the Graduate School of acceptance of the fellowship by April 21, 2015.
How to Apply:  The Director of Graduate Studies is to submit the nominee’s entire application packet electronically to the Graduate School.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 25, 2015.
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