Dickie Family Sauk County Educational Fellowship

The Dickie Fellowships supports a UW-Madison graduate student enrolled in science, mathematics, or engineering studies who lived in Sauk County, WI at the time of matriculation at the UW-Madison. One student will be selected for a 9-month fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year with a $23,727 stipend, full tuition, segregated fees, and access to health insurance.

Preference is given to returning adult students. Additionally, priority will be given to dissertators.

Eligibility Criteria
a) Pursuing a course of study in one of the academic programs in the Physical Sciences or Biological Sciences Divisions.
b) Residing in Sauk County, WI, at the time of matriculation at UW-Madison.

Additional preference will be given to returning adult students

Donor Information
This fund was established by in 1995 to recognize Ruth Strathearn Dickie (1913-1993), a Professor Emerita at UW-Madison and Director of Food and Nutrition Services for the UW Hospital.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Primary academic program and degree
  2. Semester and year of entry to graduate program (e.g. Fall 2018)
  3. Will you be able to produce proof (bill/mail/ID) of your residency in Sauk County at the time of matriculation(right before you started in your program)?
  4. Undergraduate institution, major, and year of graduation
  5. Number of dependents
  6. Abstract of your dissertation research. Description should be accessible to reviewers from a broad range of STEM disciplines and speak to the broader impact of your research. PDF Format only, max 250 words.
  7. Statement on (1) how you have professionally used your academic training to-date, and (2) how you intend to use your graduate degree. PDF format only, max 1000 words.
  8. Upload your current CV or résumé. PDF format only.
  9. Please submit the name and email address of your recommender (faculty advisor preferred). When you save this application an email will be sent with a link where they can upload their letter of recommendation.
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