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CCSRE Graduate Fellowship Nomination Information

15-16 CCSRE Graduate Fellows: Jonathan Leal, Rosie Nelson, and Aala Abdelgadir


The fellowship awards tuition at the 8 to 10 unit level and provides an annual stipend of approximately $40,000 (covering all four quarters). Prospective Fellows must be nominated by CCSRE affiliated faculty during the admission season.


Nominees must be

  • Interested in pursuing research that addresses issues of race and ethnicity
  • Outstanding applicants who are newly admitted Stanford doctoral students
  • Matriculating in fall 2017
  • Nominated by a CCSRE affiliated faculty member

Awards will be approved by the Graduate Fellowships Faculty Advisory Committee (GFFAC), a University-wide faculty committee that reviews VPGE-administered Stanford fellowships. GFFAC decisions will be made in mid-March and the offer of the CCSRE-GF to recipient will be coordinated among CCSRE, VPGE, and the admitting department shortly thereafter.

Nomination Process:

To nominate a student, please fill out the online  CCSRE graduate fellowship nomination form

Required nomination materials

  • Nomination statement from a CCSRE affiliated faculty member
    • Nomination statements should discuss the student's qualifications and fit for the admitting department; describe the student's interests and plans for conducting research related to race, ethnicity, and inequality; discuss which faculty members the student is likely to work with; and describe why the student is a good fit for the fellowship and how s/he will benefit from participating in CCSRE's program.
  • Copy of the Nominee’s graduate application to Stanford, including transcript(s), references and cover sheets. *You may submit a copy via ADMIT (pool name: VPGE_CCSRE 2017). Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

For more information, please contact:

Heidi M. López, Finance and Administrative Associate or (650) 725-9141
For additional program information, please consult the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education