GRADUATION PLAN [If you have not filed a Petition for Candidacy and attached it]

All applicants must be eligible to apply to the Graduate Equity Fellowship.  Please confirm your own eligibility by reviewing the Eligibility Requirements. Please also review the Graduate Equity Fellowship Application Guidelines to help ensure you write the strongest possible application.  We have also provided Pointers for a Strong Application.

Carefully read the Graduate Equity Fellowship application.  Type your answers.  Use the first page as a checklist to ensure your application package is complete.

Submission Adjustments During Shelter in Place Order

  1. Letters of recommendation may be in email form from the submitter and may be sent to the student (if the faculty wishes) or directly to the College of Graduate Studies (see above).
  2. The final package should be sent as one pdf from the student that includes the application, FASFA/SAR report, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official or unofficial), Advancement to Candidacy or Graduation Plan, and any letters of recommendation sent you directly instead of the College of Graduate Studies 
  3. The pdf package must be emailed to and the subject line should be worded "GEF - Student Name."

 NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the program committee.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that all documents are emailed as required by the submission requirements

NOTE: Letters (or emails) of recommendation from faculty mentors must state their willingness to act as the applicant's mentor within the text of the application.