Jacob K. Javits Fellowships


The program provides financial assistance to students who have demonstrated (1) superior ability and achievement; (2) exceptional promise; and (3) financial need to undertake graduate study leading to a doctoral degree or Master of Fine Arts (MFA). The Department of Education awards fellowships in selected fields of study of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Student must not yet have completed their first full year of doctoral or MFA study or are entering graduate school for the first in the next academic year. A minimum of sixty percent of the awards will be made to entering graduate students, twenty percent to students in the social sciences, twenty percent in the arts. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals, permanent residents of the U.S., or citizens of any one of the Freely Associated States.

Application Deadline:
UPDATE! Fellowship will not be offered in 2012-2013

Stipend: Up to a maximum of $30,000

To request an application, call (202) 502-7542
E-mail: ope_javits_program@ed.gov

Web site:  http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

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