Application Deadline for TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

All MSU doctoral students whose dissertation research is related to the African Diaspora are eligible to apply for this Fellowship. Such research is focused on any aspect of the communities of people descended from the voluntary or forced historic movement of African peoples to other parts of the world and who are usually connected back in some way to Africa.

One fellowship will be awarded (>$30,000) early Spring. The recipient must be enrolled in Spring Semester to receive the funds. Nominees/applicants must have successfully passed comprehensive exams.

Nominations/Applications are due to the Graduate School by 5:00 PM January 16, 2017 (see application for details). Applicants must have successfully completed comprehensive exams.

More information and application are available at