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KCP (King-Chavez-Parks) Future Faculty Fellowship

The primary purpose of this fellowship program is to increase the number of students from underrepresented populations pursuing academic degrees in post-secondary education in the State of Michigan by providing financial support.

Masters Fellows must pursue and attain a masters degree within four (4) years of initially receiving this fellowship award. Applicants must either pursue a doctoral degree at a Michigan post-secondary educational institution within one (1) year after attaining their Masters degree or begin a teaching or administrative career in a 2 or 4 year post-secondary institution and continue this employment for a minimum of three (3) years.

Application Process

For more information and to submit an application, please visit the Graduate School website.

How much will I receive?

The King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Masters Fellowship cannot exceed $20,000.00 per recipient. The King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Doctoral Fellowship cannot exceed $35,000.00 per recipient.

* The amount of each award depends upon the specific needs of the student. Hence, the amount awarded may be less than the amounts list above. Recipients are eligible to apply for the KCP Future Faculty Program Fellowship offered at other Michigan doctoral granting institutions.