HOWARD UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

GAANN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

 

 

The Howard University Mathematics Department has received money from the U.S. Department of Education through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program to support graduate students in excellent academic standing who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a PhD in Mathematics.

 

The GAANN program provides grants to academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education to support graduate fellowships for students with excellent academic records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course of study at the institution.

 

REQUIREMENTS: To be considered for a GAANN fellowship; the application must:

a)       be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident (a green card holder);

b)       have an excellent academic record and plan to pursue a PhD;

c)        be enrolled as a full time student in (or admitted to) the Mathematics Department graduate program

d)       complete the online FAFSA and have demonstrated financial need as determined according to Federal Guidelines (34 CFR 75.60)

 

BENFITS: A GAANN fellowship consists of a yearly stipend of up to $30,000 plus educational expenses (full tuition).

 

GAANN FELLOW COMMITMENTS:

a)       GAANN fellows holding a M.S. will be required to teach one course per semester

b)       GAANN fellows will be required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

 

APPLICATION:

a.        A completed original GAANN application (Download Form)

b.        An official transcript from current or most recently attended

c.        Two letters of recommendation from faculty members at the current or most recently attended institution

d.        A document verifying the submission of the online FAFSA.

 

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

The Graduate Admissions Committee

Department of Mathematics

Howard University

2441 6th Street NW

Washington, DC 20059

 

DEADLINE: March 30, 2014.