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Kirk & Noel Schulz Transformative Graduate Education Fellowship

Award $1,000 per year

Eligibility Requirements

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


  • One-year fellowship
  • $1,000 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 transformative graduate education (TGE) initiative and financial need, if applicable
  • One award per academic year
  • Departments can submit multiple nominations