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Access to Excellence Fellowship

The 2022 recruitment recipients were announced March 1st - Retention round recipients will be announced on May 2nd.

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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: 4 PM on Monday, February 1, 2022

Retention Fellowship DEADLINE: 4 PM on Friday, April 1, 2022