Research Leaders Fellowship

About Research Leaders Fellowship

This competitive assistance package will support a student's first year of study. It allows outstanding students to pursue their first year of graduate study with no teaching or pre-existing research obligations.


21 tuition credits and a $20,000 stipend over 10 months.

Eligible Programs

One Fellow will be selected in each of the following departments each year:

Requirements and Restrictions

Fellowships are awarded on merit to incoming first year graduate students, with preference given to doctoral students. The selection process emphasizes superior academic record, demonstrated research experience, and potential for performing high quality independent research in his or her field. Each Fellow is expected to meet with department faculty members to select and begin a research project of common interest.

Application Process and Deadlines

All applicants to the graduate programs in engineering with be considered for this fellowship, provided that the application for admission and all required supporting documents are received by the Marquette University Graduate School no later than February 15 of the same year to which they are applying for Fall admission.