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School of Graduate Studies and Research

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Call for Proposals for the Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP)

Funding Period: August 28 -June 30

Submission Deadline: August 15.


The Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP) offers small grants for regular, full-time faculty, to conduct research in their respective fields of study, and promote the conduct of research or creative work that solves local, regional, state, and national problems. Under the FRAP, awardees will receive up to $5,000. Awards are limited, competitive, and contingent upon the availability of funds. Proposals may be written in collaboration with another faculty member. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m., on August 15. The application must be submitted via email to:


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

  1. Faculty Research Awards Program Application
  2. FRAP Instructions
  3. FRAP Proposal and Evaluation Review Process
  4. Stipends_Sponsored Programs
  5. 12 Steps to a Winning Research Proposal

Fall and Spring Graduate Travel Awards

Funds are now available for currently enrolled Florida A&M University graduate students, who are in good standing and who are pursuing a degree programat the University, to present their research at a professional conference or meeting.
Awardees are expected to present their research on campus at a research event sponsored by the School of Graduate Stiudies and Research. These funds may not be used to support thesis or dissertation research. The maximum amount of these awards is $500 and contingent on available funding.

Only one request per student will be considered per academic career.
Students should not travel without prior approval.


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 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

Contact Info

515 Orr Drive
Room 469 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: 850.599.3505
F: 850.599.3727