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.
Applicants must complete the Financial Assistance Application for Graduate Students Form along with the Application for King-Chavez-Parks Fellowship Program form. Both application forms are available in the Forms Library. Applications are also available at the Graduate School.
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.