Murray State University Regents Fellowship
The Murray State University (MSU) Regents Fellowship is a one-year, renewable graduate assistantship/scholarship designed to assist underrepresented minority students with career development opportunities in higher education while completing their graduate degree.
2022-23 Murray State University Regents Fellows
Hometown: Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Graduate Program: Organizational Communication and Leadership
Higher education goals: "...to mentor and help other students who had a different route to college see success in their future..."
Hometown: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Graduate Program: Public Administration
Higher Education goals: "...to connect with student for success specifically in the areas of retention and Greek Life..."
To be eligible, an applicant must
be a U.S. Citizen,
a member of one or more underrepresented minority groups at Murray State, or a first-generation student or a socioeconomically disadvantaged student,
and fully admitted into a Murray State graduate program.
Preference will be given to students whose personal characteristics reflect historically underrepresented populations and financial need.
If selected, the recipient must enroll as a full-time graduate student (min. 9 hours) each semester of the award and maintain at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Submit the application by Friday, April 15, 2022, by 4 pm CST.
A committee will review current graduate applications and interviews will be conducted in April of this year.
Selection will be determined no later than July 1, 2022.
The program will be for no more than two semesters (one academic year) unless the degree is completed sooner – to begin in Fall 2022.
This fellowship may be renewed for up to one additional year.
Up to five (5) Regents Fellows (Graduate Scholars) will be chosen for the academic year.
The Regents Fellowship stipend will be $7,500/year ($3,750 per semester).
The scholarship awarded will be $1,000/semester ($2,000/year) for full-time, U.S. Citizen (non-online) graduate students.
The scholarship may be renewed.
Please send any questions regarding the program and application process to email@example.com.