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Graduate Research Scholarship


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The Future Institute Research Center supports graduate student research through awarding scholarships. The Center awards $1,000 scholarships to be used for research related materials and, if applicable, a conference presentation upon completion of the study.

The scholarship deadline is:
Spring semester – March 30, 2021


All applicants must be doctoral students

Research topic must be aligned with the Center’s focus:
– post-secondary education (teaching/learning).
– transitions (secondary education to undergraduate, undergraduate to graduate, education to career).
– college and career success.

Share and seek out best practices and knowledge.

The following items must be presented to the Center on the application form:
– Title
– abstract (350-500 words)
– Research purpose, objectives, and/or specific aims (no length restrictions)
– Proposed Methods (no length restrictions)
– Proposed Project timeline (Beginning Date of Research & Target Research Completion Date)
– Description on how the scholarship funds will be used (no length restrictions)
– *Optional* Letter of Nomination/Recommendation from a Graduate Advisor as an attachment (PDF or Document not to exceed 10GB)


$1,000 scholarship

Possible presentation at the following World Future Forum conference. More information at

Associate Research Fellows

Previous Scholarship Recipients

Randi Ferguson

Fall 2020 Associate Research Fellow
Rutgers University–Camden

Lauren Gih

Fall 2017 Associate Research Fellow
California State University Long Beach

Monica D’Antonio

Fall 2017 Associate Research Fellow
Temple University

Richie Gebauer, Ed.D.

Spring 2018 Associate Research Fellow
Cabrini University

Barbara Primm, Ph.D.

Spring 2018 Associate Research Fellow/ Research Fellow
Ranken Technical College