Wednesday, September 05, 2007
The U.S. Department of Education Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program is funded in order to award fellowships to eligible students of superior ability, selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise to undertake graduate study leading to a doctoral degree or a master of fine arts (MFA) at accredited institutions of higher education in selected fields of the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Eligibility is limited to students who at the time of application have not yet completed their first year of graduate study or will be entering graduate school in academic year 2008-2009. Eligibility is also limited to students pursuing a doctoral degree or MFA degree in fields selected by the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Board at accredited institutions of higher education. The estimated average award size is $42,652. Approximately 64 grants will be awarded under this competition. The application deadline is October 15, 2007.