Background:The Francis Maria Graduate Fellowship in Arab American Studies was established in 2003 with a major gift from the Francis Maria Foundation for Justice and Peace. Its objective is to further develop the Francis Maria collection of mid-20th century Arab American history and related Arab American activities occurring in the IHRC.
The fellowship varies in amount and duration with a maximum 1-semester living stipend of $8,300 and up to, but not more than, $8,300 toward tuition, mandatory fees and health insurance, subject to United States tax law. Maria Fellowships may be awarded more than once to the same student during her/his enrollment in the University.
Departments in which graduate students are enrolled arrange individual financial assistance packages of varying terms and amounts, often applied to the second and third years of study, usually through research or teaching assistantships
Eligibility: Both International and U.S. Citizen students are eligible. To be considered for this fellowship candidates must: