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Subcommittee on Graduate Fellowships

The Subcommittee on Graduate Fellowships annually establishes deadlines, application nomination forms, review selection procedures, and award announcements. See the complete Definition and Duties below.


2014-2015 schedule to be announced. The Subcommittee meets, on average, three times in an academic year as needed.

2014-2015 Meeting Documents
Date Documents
September 4 Agenda, Minutes
January 28 Agenda, Minutes
March 03 Agenda, Minutes
March 10 Agenda, Minutes
March 31 Agenda, Minutes
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2014-15 Roster

Name School/College Term Ends
Greg Thomson Architecture & Urban Planning 2016
Simone Linhares Ferro
On sabbatical 2015-16
Arts (Peck School) 2017
Hemant Jain Business (Lubar School) 2017
Aaron Schutz Education 2017
Ryoichi Amano  Engineering and Applied Science 2018
TBD Freshwater Sciences  
TBD Health Sciences  
Richard Smiraglia Information Studies 2018
Kristin Pitt Letters & Science 2017
Peninnah Kako Nursing 2018
Cheng Zheng Public Health (Zilber School) 2016
Laura Otto-Salaj Social Welfare (Bader School) 2017

Definition and Duties

  1. Membership

    Twelve members as follows: Six members of the Graduate Faculty Committee appointed by the Chair of the Graduate Faculty Committee, subject to approval by the Committee, four members of the UWM Graduate Faculty elected by the Graduate Faculty, the Dean, or designee, and Fellowship Coordinator of the Graduate School serve as ex-officio members.

    Members of the subcommittee should reflect the range of disciplinary competencies in the University and represent the several schools and colleges insofar as the size of the Committee allows. The Chair shall be elected by the Subcommittee membership at the first meeting of the subcommittee. The Chair must be a member of the Graduate Faculty Committee.
  2. Functions
    1. Within the provisions of University regulations and practices and subject to review by the Graduate Faculty Committee, the Subcommittee formulates and implements guidelines and procedures for allocation of available fellowship funds administered by the Graduate School.
    2. Following its designated application and selection procedures, the Subcommittee annually recommends fellowship awards for meritorious graduate students.
    3. On request of the administration of the Graduate School, the Subcommittee may assist in the assignment of other graduate student financial support awards.
    4. The subcommittee makes an annual report to the Graduate Faculty Committee. Special reports may be made at the direction of the Graduate Faculty Committee or on the initiative of the subcommittee.
  3. Procedures

    With administrative support from the Office of Secretary of the University, the Subcommittee annually establishes deadlines, application nomination forms, review selection procedures, and award announcements.

(Document 2563, 3/15/07; UWM Administration approval, 5/11/07) (Editorially revised, 6/30/08) Document 2780, 4/21/11; UWM Administration approval, 5/2/11)

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