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Esther Ottley Fellowship for Women at Howard University Graduate School in USA, 2015-2016

Howard University Graduate School is inviting applications for women fellowship available for both domestic and international students. Candidates must be advanced to PhD candidacy and enrolled as full-time degree-seeking students. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.5. Fellowship includes full tuition (not including fees) and a stipend of $20,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Esther Ottley fellow is required to participate in a 15-hour per week rotated internship under the supervision of the Dean of the Graduate School beginning in mid-August and ending in mid-May for each academic year. The application deadline is March 13, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in all subjects available at the Howard University Graduate School.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD degree at Howard University Graduate School.
Scholarship Provider: Howard University Graduate School, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Domestic and International students are eligible for this fellowship. Candidates must be advanced to PhD candidacy and enrolled as full-time degree-seeking students. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.5.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Domestic and International students are eligible for this women fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The-Esther-Ottley-FellowshipThe Esther Ottley Fellowship is a one-year, non-renewable award offered to a female doctoral student exemplar demonstrating the qualities of leadership exhibited by former Dean of Howard’s Graduate School, Esther Ottley. Dr. Ottley is the only woman to serve as interim Dean from 1986 – 1988. The Ottley fellowship is merit-based and offered on a competitive basis upon recommendation by the Executive Staff of the Graduate School. Domestic and International students are eligible for this fellowship. Candidates must be advanced to Ph.D. candidacy and enrolled as full-time degree-seeking students. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.5.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Esther Ottley Fellowship is a one-year, non-renewable award offered to a female doctoral student.

What does it cover? Full tuition (not including fees) and a stipend of $20,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Esther Ottley fellow is required to participate in a 15-hour per week rotated internship under the supervision of the Dean of the Graduate School beginning in mid-August and ending in mid-May for each academic year.

Selection Criteria: The Ottley fellowship is merit-based and offered on a competitive basis upon recommendation by the Executive Staff of the Graduate School.

Notification: Applicants will not be notified in this event. In addition to the application package, top candidates will be asked to participate in an interview. Interviews may take place in person or via teleconference. Applications will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Advisory Committee and recommended to the Dean for approval. Upon the Dean’s approval, applicants will be notified.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a total of SIX (6) completed packages: one (1) original complete package and five (5) copies of the completed package via post.
1 Esther Ottley Fellowship Application Form (Download Form) and 5 copies
-1 Official transcript from Howard University and 5 copies
-1 Approved Candidacy Form and 5 copies
-1 Dissertation prospectus (5 pages) and 5 copies
-1 Statement of the candidate’s interest in educational leadership
-3 letters of recommendation: 1 from a public service and/or humanitarian experience and 5 copies and 2 from faculty members at Howard attesting to the academic achievement and leadership qualities of the candidate and 5 copies

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 13, 2015.

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