KCP Future Faculty Fellowships


King-Chavez-Parks Fellowship

Applications are being accepted for the King-Chávez-Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship, a program funded by the state of Michigan. The purpose of the KCP Future Faculty Fellowship program is to increase the pool of academically and economically disadvantaged candidates pursuing faculty teaching careers in postsecondary education.

Funding may begin in summer or fall of 2022. Complete applications received by 4:00 p.m., February 24, 2022, will receive priority for consideration. Pending availability of funds, applications received through 4:00 p.m. April 12, 2022, will be considered on a rolling basis.

KCP fellowships provide students up to $20,000 (M.S. students) or $35,000 (Ph.D. students) to pursue their degrees. Funds may be used to support students, including faculty and staff, pursuing degrees at Michigan Tech. For Michigan Tech students, the Graduate School and nominating department must also contribute matching funds to help support the student.

Applicants will complete the following steps:

Changes for this cycle of competition are as follows:

  • Michigan Tech is requiring use of a standardized budget template for the budget summary requested in the application.
  • As proof of U.S. citizenship at the time of application, one of the following must be provided to the Graduate School prior to an award being made:
    • U.S. passport, birth certificate, consular report of birth abroad of a citizen of the U.S., certification of report of birth, or certificate of citizenship issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • U.S. passport, birth certificate, consular report of birth abroad of a citizen of the U.S., certification of report of birth, or certificate of citizenship issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Complete information about eligibility criteria and materials needed for an application is available on our webpage. Please note that applications will be submitted through the MILogin for Citizens Portal. Questions about eligibility or the application procedure can be directed to Debra Charlesworth at ddc@mtu.edu.

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