Alice O Bronson Research Fellowship

The purpose of this fellowship is to reward a third or fourth year doctoral student who has been meritorious in their graduate career but needs to focus on the completion of their doctoral dissertation. A fellowship award will include a stipend and a tuition benefit award.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Successfully complete all phases of their qualifying examinations
  • Submit a signed IRB or Animal Care and Use Committee protocol and a signed (by the supervisory committee) proposal prior to the beginning of the academic year for which award will be made
  • Be a third or fourth year candidate for the doctoral degree

Applicants will be judged on the quality and rigor of their research, excellence in teaching and service records as listed in their annual reports. Additionally, applicants who have exhibited highest professional standards in serving the department are encouraged to apply. Thus, students who have volunteered to assist their fellow students, faculty, and staff in meeting the mission of the Department of Health & Kinesiology would meet this criterion. In part, criterion will be judged by the applicant’s attendance at departmental meetings, Graduate Council meetings, willingness to volunteer for projects, and presence in clinical and laboratory settings within the department.

Other Required Documents:

  • A personal statement that speaks to the scholarship applicant requirements.
  • A current resume/CV.

To apply, please complete a General Scholarship Application, upload any required documents as well as a personal statement and resume/CV to be considered for this award.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Signed IRB or Animal Care and Use Committee protocol. (.docx or .pdf file format required)
  2. Signed proposal by the Graduate School Supervisory Committee. (.docx or .pdf file format required)
  3. Attach your resume or curriculum vitae. Be sure it includes: Your educational background, professional affiliations, awards received, research experience (presentations, publications, grants, fellowships), teaching experience, service to the University and/or the profession, and other key achievements.
  4. Please provide a personal statement (max 600 words) that addresses the following:
  5. Your passion for Health and Kinesiology.
  6. The criteria of the scholarship.
  7. Optional - Any other supplemental documents you wish to include with your application, that are relevant to the applicant requirements. (.docx or .pdf file formats required)