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Stuart Abelson Graduate Research Fellowship

for continuing graduate students

The Stuart Abelson Graduate Research Fellowship was established to encourage international travel among graduate Photography students while completing a specific project, and to support the experience by assisting with the costs of travel.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2016

The Stuart Abelson Graduate Research Fellowship is open to:

  • Second year graduate Photography students who will have completed at least 36 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2016 semester
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who plan to travel internationally during Summer 2016 to complete a specific photography project
  • Students able to submit a portfolio of work for review by the Photography Department

Fellowship based on:
  • Submitted portfolio and project proposal

Amount of fellowship:
  • Up to $6,000 stipend awarded during the Spring 2015 semester

Notification of the Fellowship:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by mail by March 31, 2016. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


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