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OM 6.3.4 Externally Funded Fellows

About This Policy

Effective Date: October 2021
Last Updated: October 2021
Responsible University Office: Office of the President
Responsible University Administrator: President

Policy Contact:

Office of the Provost


A fellowship is an externally-funded award given to subsidize the cost of education and to pay for a student's academic pursuits. A fellowship is typically a merit-based scholarship that provides financial support to graduate students to pursue graduate studies without associated teaching or research responsibilities. 

Students under a Fellowship receive the following: 

  • Full or partial tuition and/or
  • Full or partial stipend

A fellow's duties may not exceed forty hours of service per week, inclusive of classroom work and research duties. 


Approved October 2021

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