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Arlen G. & Louise Stone Swiger Fellowships

Academic College/School Nominations Deadline: Sunday, January 31, 2021, by 11:59 p.m. 

Arlen G. and Louise Stone Swiger Fellowships are designed to recruit highly competitive Ph.D. students to WVU. 
  • The Swiger Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $25,000, a waiver of University tuition, a College tuition scholarship, payment of University fees, and graduate student health insurance coverage.
  • Awards are paid over a 12-month period during which time students must be enrolled full-time.
  • Awards provide up to three years of funding.
  • College/School  must agree to enter an annual cost share in the amount of $4,560 for all selected students. 

Nominations must be  submitted by an academic program; students cannot apply for this fellowship. Nominators should visit the Fellowships Nomination Information page for instructions on how to nominate students.