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Graduate Archer Fellowship Program



The Graduate Archer Fellowship Program is available to graduate, medical, and doctoral students of all academic disciplines, and we welcome a diverse array of student interests and backgrounds. Students must meet the following eligibility requirements in order to apply:

  • Applicant must be pursuing a graduate degree (masters, Ph.D., M.D., J.D.) at a University of Texas System university
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater at UTHealth Houston (first year students must meet this requirement by the end of the fall semester)
  • Previous professional or internship experience
  • Campus involvement and/or community leadership experience

If selected for the Graduate Archer Fellowship Program, students must meet the following requirements by the beginning of the summer they will be in Washington, D.C.:

  • Nine hours of in-residence credit completed at UTHealth Houston
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

How to apply

Selection of Archer Fellows is based on a competitive process, and we are pleased to be able to offer this experience to highly motivated graduate and professional students of The University of Texas System, including students at UTHealth Houston.

Application cycles are facilitated during the fall semester each year, with decisions made in December for the upcoming summer program. Eligible applicants who apply before the deadline specified by the Archer Center will be invited to participate in a panel interview after initial screening. This panel is comprised of representation from the Archer Center and UTHealth Houston.

Additional information is available on the Archer Center’s Graduate Fellowship Program Application webpage. You are also welcome to attend an information session to learn more about the program and speak directly with representatives from the Archer Center.