Mary Louise Gephart Donnell Fellowship


Mrs. Mary Louise Gephart Donnell and her husband, John Washington Donnell, were both instructors at MSU and from 1960 – 1969. Mrs. Donnell was a department chairperson. This fellowship was established to help defray the costs of higher education and to reward students for strong academic performance and professional achievements such as research and teaching excellence.


Mary Louise Gephart Donnell Fellowship is used to award fellowships to MSU graduate students studying or researching any discipline related to human environment and design, including, but not limited, to interior design, retailing, and apparel and textile design.

Process and application information

The recipient(s) will be selected in Spring Semester. The fellowship will be effective the following Fall Semester.

The application will be available in AcademicWorks from January 1 - 26, 2018.