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Joseph Frank Hunkler Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

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


  • One-year fellowship per academic year
  • $35,000 stipend
  • The fellowship does not provide any tuition assistance.


  • Academic departments must submit a Fellowship Nomination Form by April 1 which includes the following information:
    • Faculty letters of recommendation describing the student's notable academic merit and financial need, if applicable.
  • One scholarship awarded per academic year
  • Departments can submit multiple nominations