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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 graduate student 
  • Must have taken GRAD courses or participated in transformative graduate education activities
  • Nomination from a faculty member or department


  • One-time fellowship payment of $3,000 paid at the beginning of the fall semester.


Academic departments must submit a Fellowship Nomination Form by April 1, including the following information:

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