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Selection & Eligibility

Fellows are selected from nominations by faculty, administrators, fellow graduate students or postdoctoral scholars based on a written application and interview process that demonstrates:

  • A desire to contribute to graduate education and/or postdoctoral training by designing and completing a project beneficial to other students and scholars.
  • Potential for leadership and academic service.
  • Commitment to the academy and scholarly pursuits.
  • Completion of the Ph.D. qualifying examination.
  • Current status as a postdoctoral scholar or enrolled graduate student.
  • Availability to attend all required meetings, retreats, reception, and courses. Please review the 2020-21 schedule of PFTF events and requirements.