Louise T. Dosdall Endowed Fellowship at University of Minnesota

If you are a female doctoral student studying Natural or Physical Sciences and Engineering, the Louise T. Dosdall Endowed Fellowship is tailormade for you.

The scholarship includes a $25,000 stipend, academic year tuition at the general graduate rate for up to 14 credits per semester.

Also, you enjoy subsidized health insurance through the Graduate Assistant Health Plan for up to one calendar year.

This scholarship is one of the best programs in the USA.

Dosdall Endowed Fellowship Requirements

Below are requirements you must meet before you are eligible to apply for the Louise T. Dosdall Endowed Fellowship (Dosdall Fellowship) at the University of Minnesota.

Louise T. Dosdall Endowed Fellowship at University of Minnesota

1) The application is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, MN Dream Act students, and international students.

2) To be eligible, you must be PhD students or candidates currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota and in good standing with your program.

3) PhD students or candidates who have completed at least one year of graduate studies at the University of Minnesota at the time of application

4) If you have already been a Dosdall Fellow, you can’t apply again.

5) Only graduate programs with a shortage of students can nominate.

6) You can only nominate one program. If you’re applying, reach out to your grad program for more instructions.

How to Apply for Dosdall Fellowship

For Program Nomination, log in to the electronic nomination form.

  • Upload a single PDF of the application materials in the following order:
  • Research Statement,
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Unofficial UMN transcript(s)
  • IRB/IACUC Documentation,
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.

Research Project Statement:

  • Two-page maximum, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman type, 1-inch margins
  • Key references, diagrams, or pictures may be included (they are not required) on a single additional appendix page (no formatting requirements)
  • Include a working title for your research project at the top of the proposal
  • After the title, begin the statement with a 100-word abstract.
  • Describe the work already completed, the current status of the project, and whether or not it is to form the basis of your dissertation
  • If your research project is part of a larger group project, be specific about your role and independent contribution(s)
  • Explain how your research will be completed if this request is not funded or if other needed funds are not forthcoming

Curriculum Vitae

  • Two-page maximum, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman type, 1-inch margins
  • Focus on activities relevant to your research, publications, presentations, academic accomplishments, and awards

Letters of Recommendation

  • Applicants will request two (2) letters of recommendation to be included in the single PDF uploaded by the program
  • One letter of recommendation must come from applicant’s advisor or co-advisor
  • Second letter of recommendation can come from either the applicant’s co-advisor or another faculty member of choice
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