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Ellen E. Wade Graduate Studies Fellowship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Virginia Tech graduate student enrolled in graduate studies
  • Nomination from a faculty member or department


  • One-time fellowship payment of $2,500 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 and financial need, if applicable.
  • Departments may submit multiple nominations.