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Access to Excellence Fellowship

The 2023 competitions have closed. Retention recipients were contacted May 3rd.

Spring 2023 retention fellowship recipients

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The goal of the Access to Excellence Fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago is to increase the number of students from historically underrepresented groups in graduate education who enter careers as researchers and college faculty.

Formerly the Abraham Lincoln Fellowship, the Access to Excellence Fellowship (AF) has a streamlined application and retains the two rounds of applications: recruitment and retention.

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Recruitment Fellowship Deadline: EXTENDED to NOON on February 6, 2023

Retention Fellowship DEADLINE: 4 PM on  April 3, 2023