Fellowship Announcement

April Paige-Johnson apjohnso at vt.edu
Wed Aug 5 12:46:02 EST 1998

Virginia Tech ABD Fellows Program for Minority Doctoral  Students
Summer 1999 or a Semester Term 1999/00

The ABD Fellows Program is a program to recruit and mentor new faculty
members. The purposes of this program are:

	To provide a teaching and research experience in a Virginia Tech
department for minority doctoral students who have completed all degree 
requirements except for the dissertation (ABD) and who plan a faculty

ABD Fellows will receive up to $6,000 for the summer to teach one
course, deliver a seminar, and do research. Semester fellows will have
the same duties. Nominations and requests for applications should be
submitted to the Graduate School by the first week of January 1999.
Applicants will be notified by the first week of March 1999. For more
information contact: Dr. M.  J. Johnson, Virginia Tech Graduate School,
213 Sandy Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0325. E-mail: fellows at vt.edu. 
Telephone:  540/231-9549, Fax: 540/231-3714.

Virginia Tech is the senior land-grant university in Virginia. The
University enrolls approximately 23,000 students on the Blacksburg
campus and 2,000 students off-campus in Agriculture & Life Sciences,
Architecture & Urban Studies, Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering,
Forestry & Wildlife Resources, Human Resources & Education, and
Veterinary Medicine.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or
applicants on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual  orientation,
disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political
affiliation.  Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should
contact the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office.

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