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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 College, School, or Department Term Ends
Greg Thomson Architecture & Urban Planning 2016
Simone Linhares Ferro Arts 2017
Hemant Jain Business 2017
Aaron Schutz Education 2017
Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan  Engineering 2016
Jerry Kaster (Chair) Freshwater Sciences 2015
Kathryn Zalewski Health Sciences 2017
Laretta Henderson Information Studies 2015
Kristin Pitt Letters & Science 2017
Mary Jo Baisch Nursing 2015
Public Health
Laura Otto-Salaj Social Welfare 2017
Fall 2015 Meetings
Meeting Date Proposals Due * Documents
September 18 August 28 Agenda, Minutes
October 16 September 25 Agenda, Minutes
November 20 October 30 Agenda, Minutes
December 18 November 26 Agenda, Minutes

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)

Page last updated on: 07/13/2015