SREB Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship for Tennessee Residents

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Amount
Awarded

$75,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Southern Regional Education Board

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 12 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be enrolled at one of the following: Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, Vanderbilt University, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a minority student.
  4. Must be a resident of Tennessee.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.
  6. Must be enrolled in pursuit of a doctoral dissertation.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for minority students who are residents of Tennessee. Applicants must be working on a doctoral dissertation at one of the following institutions: Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, Vanderbilt University, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Application requirements for the SREB Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship for Tennessee Residents are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The State Doctoral Scholars Program seeks to education more minority Ph.D students who desire careers as faculty on college campuses. The program provides multiple layers of support for selected students, including: financial assistance, academic/research funding, career counseling and job postings, scholar counseling and advocacy, a scholar directory for networking and recruiting, invitation to the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, and continued early career support.

Award Amount: Selected students will receive a $20,000 stipend, as well as a full tuition waiver if attending a partner institution.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $75,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 31

Applications and information about this award are available on the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) at the address provided. In addition to the completed application form, students must submit the following items: a letter of interest that include's the applicant's teaching and career goals; three letters of recommendation; transcripts for all educational institutions attended; evidence of acceptance to a Ph.D. program; and proof of state residency and citizenship. Participating states and universities are listed at the SREB website, and some may require additional application procedures. Students who are attending universities that are not current participants may also be eligible to apply with the assistance of his/her graduate advisor and faculty. All applications and supporting documents must be received by the deadline date. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact: Nicole Schimmel
Address: 592 10th Street N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30318-5776

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