Jesse Stuart Fellowship
The Jesse Stuart Fellowship is awarded annually in honor of Kentucky’s poet, novelist and educator. The $7,000 package includes a $5,000 stipend, a $2,000 tuition discount, and a waiver reducing out-of-state tuition to in-state, if applicable.
The Stuart Fellowship is open to full-time entering or first-year graduate students in mass communications, humanities, or education. The recipient can have no other Murray State employment, graduate fellowship or graduate assistantship.
Completed applications must include:
A letter, describing your background, interests and career goals, including graduate study plans
Three current letters of reference
Transcripts of all college work
A completed short application form, available here.
April 1 annually
Late April annually