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Eligibility & Application Process

Eligibility

POTUS Fellowships are for students pursuing their doctoral degree at TSU in STEM subjects. Currently, Fellowships are offered in Biological Sciences, Physical Therapy, and Engineering. Additional program requirements include:

  • African American
  • unconditional admission to a TSU doctoral program
  • full-time enrollment
  • maintain a 3.0 G.P.A.
  • work 20 hours per week as a teaching or research assistant
  • complete scholarly works
  • attend enrichment seminars & professional development workshops

How to Apply

Upon receiving unconditional admission to the TSU Graduate School and the department, prospective applicants should submit the following application materials:

  1. Graduate Assistant Application
  2. Current CV/Resume
  3. Copy of most recent transcript (unofficial copy acceptable)
  4. Name & contact information for two professional references
  5. Cover letter describing your interest in becoming a POTUS Fellow

Submit application to:
Dr. Andrea Tyler
Director of Graduate Student Services
Title III Administration
atyler2@tnstate.edu