Graduate Student Fellows Program

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2012 GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE FELLOWSHIPAnnouncement: The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc. is now accepting applications for the AAHHE Graduate Student Fellows Program for the 2012 AAHHE National Conference. The conference will be held March 8-10, 2012, at the Hilton Costa Mesa Hotel, Costa Mesa, California. 

Fellowship Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
– Hispanic, Latina/o and or Chicana/o Background; – Enrollment in full-time graduate study in a master’s or doctoral program; – Demonstration of academic potential through future career goals and past experiences; – Aspiration to enter the professoriate and/or student affairs in higher education.

The AAHHE Graduate Student Fellowship includes:

  • Conference registration fees
  • Special events
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Travel (funds available for students unable to secure additional support from their departments)


Fellowship recipients are expected to participate in the following:

  • Attend the entire conference (including special events sponsored by AAHHE)
  • Provide staffing support for AAHHE activities (interact with other AAHHE members)
  • Develop a Policy Brief (Memo) under the guidance of an AAHHE member
  • Discuss your research with AAHHE members (e.g., thesis/dissertation topic, forthcoming manuscript, fellowship application, proposal)


Application Procedures:
Applications are due by Friday, September 30, 2011.

Online application available here.
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If you would like more information, please contact Desiree Zerquera, Graduate Student Fellows Program Chair, via e-mail at


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