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The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

ETSU Faculty Representative:

Dr. Michael Cody
Associate Professor of English
Literature and Language

Box 70683
Email: codym@etsu.edu    

Website: http://www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

Award: Full tuition and fees, and up to $30,000 for living expenses (determined by financial need), annually. The fellowship is renewable for up to four years.

Eligibility: Applicants must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents,  and have completed no more than one year of graduate study in a PhD (or terminal MFA) program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences at an accredited US institution. Those already holding MA may apply, although a minimum of 60% of the fellowships are reserved for those who have no graduate credit at the time of application.

When to Apply:  Online applications are usually due in the beginning of October.

Administered by the US Department of Education, the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship is intended to assist exceptional scholars obtain a terminal graduate degree (PhD or MFA) in the arts, humanities or social sciences. On average, twenty percent of the fellowships are awarded in the social sciences, twenty percent in the arts, and sixty percent in the humanities. Each year, approximately 70 applicants are chosen to receive the fellowship, which can be employed at nearly every college and university in the United States. In order to be considered for the fellowship, applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance, as determined by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70589
Johnson City, TN 37614-1708

Phone: 423.439.6076
Fax: 423.439.6080
email:  Honors College

Street Addresses of The Honors College offices:
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161 S. Dossett Drive
University & Midway Scholars: Ada Earnest House
310 S. Dossett Drive
Honors-in-Discipline Programs: Yoakley Hall, Room 206
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161 S. Dossett Drive
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