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Endowed fellowships are an excellent means of attracting high-performing graduate students. These students, in turn, make major contributions to the university’s research efforts. Fund income from this type of endowment is used to help support these research projects and, in many cases, to provide a small stipend to support the graduate student. As graduate students, these individuals have already matriculated well into their academic careers and many have already incurred substantial debt in financing their education. A number of schools within our institution are finding it increasingly difficult to attract top students to these important research positions without the resource of endowments. As of September 1, 2023, a $250,000 gift is required for a faculty fellowship endowment and a $50,000 gift is required to establish a graduate fellowship endowment.

Below is the current list of endowed fellowships:

Endowed Graduate Fellowships School Endowment Established
A.P. Raghuthaman, MD Fellowship in Gastroenterology McGovern Medical School 12/1/2014
Betty Petrie Fellowship Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 4/19/2023
Carmela and Salvatore Bitondo Graduate Fellowship in Elder Mistreatment Component Wide 12/22/2020
Carolyn Frost Keenan and Charlie Gaines Fellowship in Interventional Gastroenterology McGovern Medical School 5/12/2022
Carolyn J. and Robert J. Allison, Jr. Family Foundation Fellowship in Obesity and Metabolics McGovern Medical School 2/23/2016
David Mendell, MD Endowed Fellowship McGovern Medical School 4/9/1996
Diana and Russell Hawkins Discovery Fellowship Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 2/26/2018
Dr. Philip and Linda Johnson Endowment for Fellowship Training in General Medicine McGovern Medical School 9/8/2005
DuPont/Fuentes Endowed Fellowship Award in Cardiovascular Medicine McGovern Medical School 2/4/2010
Eliza Lovett Randall Fellowship in Rheumatology McGovern Medical School 2/4/2000
George M. Stancel, PhD Fellowship in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 6/23/2011
Jesse H. Jones Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery School of Dentistry 2/11/1997
John and Rebekah Harper Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 5/8/2017
Larry Deaven PhD Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 4/6/2016
Mark and Susan Papa Cardiovascular Fellowship McGovern Medical School 2/28/2019
Noreen A. Lemak, MD Fellowship in Neurology McGovern Medical School 1/23/2014
Ranajit Chakraborty, PhD Fellowship in Human Genetics School of Public Health 9/13/2021
Roberta M. and Jean M. Worsham Endowed Fellowship Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 8/21/2001
Robert J. Emery Endowed Fellowship in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences School of Public Health 12/18/2017
The Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship McGovern Medical School 1/22/2022
The Sam Taub and Beatrice Burton Endowed Fellowship Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 5/12/2003
The Schissler Foundation Fellowship Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 9/28/2015

Endowed Faculty Fellowships Faculty Holder           School                                               Endowment Established
Graham Faculty Fellowship Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH McGovern Medical School 11/3/2016
Ray A. and Robert L. Kroc Faculty Fellowship        Edgar T. Walters, PhD Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences       6/13/1985    

Uzi and Micki Halevy and Carmel Dyer, MD, Interprofessional Research Fellowship

Vacant Component Wide 4/19/2021

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