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Dr. Aunt Peg Fellowship

Award will be $3,000 per year for students preparing for career in higher education, actively engaged with transformative graduate education initiative.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current Virginia Tech Master’s student (or doctoral)
  • Must have taken GRAD courses or participated in transformative graduate education activities
  • Nomination from a faculty member or department


  • One-year fellowship
  • $3,000 stipend per year


Academic departments must submit a Fellowship Nomination Form by April 1 which includes the following information:

  • Letter of recommendation describing the student’s notable academic merit, active engagement with TGE initiative and financial need, if applicable
  • One award per academic year
  • Departments can submit multiple nominations