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Fax  850.599.3727

School of Graduate Studies and Research
515 Orr Drive
Room 469 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307


2016- 2017 Faculty Research Awards Program

Deadline for Submission: 5:00 p.m. on June 2

The goal of the Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP) is to increase the number of faculty, who conduct research or engage in creative work that can provide the foundation for addressing and solving local, regional, state and national problems. 
FRAP will offer ten small grants for faculty to conduct research that will lead to the submission of larger grant proposals and the production of scholarship in the respective fields of study. The maximum award is $5,000. 

Please click on the links below to download the necessary documents.

  1. 2016 – 2017 FRAP Proposal Guidelines
  2. Proposal Submissions (via FAMU Blackboard)
  3. 12 Steps to a Winning Research Proposal
  4. Faculty Research Awards Application

SUS Summer Orientation Program for Minority Graduate and Professional Students

Deadline: April 15


 Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship Program

Deadline: August 29

The Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship is designed to assist Florida A&M University in increasing the matriculation of minority graduate students in disciplines in which they are underrepresented.  Under this program, graduate students may receive awards up to $5,000 (example: $2,500 for the fall and/or spring semester) per academic year.  Awards will not be made to previously funded Delores Auzenne Fellows. Awards are limited, competitive and contingent upon the availability of funds.


Eligibility Requirements.  In order to qualify for a Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship, a student must meet the following criteria: (1)Acceptance into a degree seeking graduate (master’s or doctoral) program; (2)Demonstrate initiative and qualifications to assure satisfactory progress in pursuing his or her future educational goal; (3)Must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States; (4)Does NOT have any other assistantship or fellowship for the academic year; and, (5)Enrolled as a full-time student (nine graduate credit hours for fall and spring semesters); and, (6)Have a completed Delores Auzenne Fellowship Application and supporting documents by August 29.

McKnight Fellowship Program
Overview and Deadline Information
The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program is administered by the Florida A&M University Office of Graduate Studies and Research in collaboration with the Florida Education Fund.  The progam is is aimed at increasing the number or  African Americans and Hispanic in Ph.D. programs at Florida universities; thus addressing the underrepresentation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the State of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels.
Applicants are required to be a United States citizen and must be newly admitted to a Florida A&M University Ph.D. program.  Applications must be submitted directly to the Florida Education Fund before January 15th to compete for funding opportunities the following fall. Students are notified by April 15th.


Tallahassee Mayoral Fellowship Program