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The deadline for Fall 2021 White Fellowship applications has been extended to January 4, 2021. Please see the list below for items that constitute a complete application.
The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) invites applications for the Gilbert F. White Environment and Society Fellowship. This award is used to recruit and support outstanding students for their pursuit of a PhD degree with research interests consistent with human-environmental sciences (e.g., sustainability, land system science, and resilience-vulnerability, and remote sensing & GIS applied to these subfields).
The Gilbert F. White Fellowship will include: a full tuition award, health insurance, and a stipend of $21,000. While the award is for one year, it can be renewed during the degree program of the student. It is part of and supplement to the standard financial support packages offered to outstanding graduate candidates.
The duties of the Fellow are defined by B. L. Turner II, although the aim is provide as much flexible time for student projects and study as is possible. While not limited to those listed, examples of the range of research typically support can be found on Turner’s web page by an examination of his students’ and his research.
To Apply: Please submit an application by December 15, 2020, including:
Please submit all application materials by email in one PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following in the subject line: Gilbert F. White Fellowship.
Fellowship applicants must also complete an ASU graduate admissions application.
The Gilbert F. White Fellowship is based on 9 credit hours of enrollment each semester of the first year.
Each fellow is personally responsible for individual taxes related to this award. Additional information regarding tax issues related to awards can be found at tax considerations. Specific questions should be directed to a tax advisor or contact the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.
An "overaward" is when a student’s need based awards exceed his/her financial need, or the total of the awards exceeds the cost of attendance. If a student has been overawarded, federal regulations require ASU to adjust his/her awards which may result in a reduction in awards or a bill. Need based aid include grants, scholarships, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans, and outside resources (i.e. faculty/staff tuition benefits, scholarships, stipends, etc.). Non-need based aid includes unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Graduate PLUS Loans and Private Education Loans. Questions regarding overawards should be directed to the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.