The Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program

The Goizueta Foundation is offering two fellowship programs termed as Graduate Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowships and Graduate Research Fellowships. The Fellowship Program provides assistance to doctoral students who wish to use the research resources available at the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) in support of dissertation research. The goal the Fellowships is to engage emerging scholars to contribute to the larger body of scholarship in Cuban, American, Latin, hemispheric, and international studies. Graduate Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowships and Graduate Research Fellowships consist of $1500 and $3000 respectively.

The Goizueta Foundation is a family philanthropy that works alongside forward-thinking organizations in metro Atlanta to inspire motivated young people to learn and succeed.


  • All U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States who are doctoral candidates enrolled at a university in the U.S. are eligible to apply
  • Foreign nationals residing in the United States on F-1 student visas who are doctoral candidates enrolled at a university in the U.S. are eligible to apply
  • Former Graduate Pre-Prospectus Fellow may apply for a Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Applicants may be required to provide positive proof of residence

How to Apply:

The candidates can create an account or sign in through the given link. After registration, they are able to complete the application form.

Supporting Documents:

The candidates must also upload the following documents:

  • Research statement: a project abstract of no more than 300 words
  • Proposal: a project description of no more than 1,500 words
  • Research plan: a list of Cuban Heritage Collection materials to be consulted during the fellowship period. The list need not be comprehensive but should demonstrate your specific need to carry out research at the Cuban Heritage Collection
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three confidential letters of reference

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Graduate Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowships
  1. Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowships will allow doctoral students to determine how the Cuban Heritage Collection may serve their research needs as they prepare the dissertation prospectus. These are exploratory fellowships to determine if research resources in the CHC will support a dissertation
  2. Fellowships of $1,500 will be granted for one month in residence between June 1 and August 31 of 2017
  • Graduate Research Fellowships
  1. Research Fellowships will support doctoral students who wish to use the Cuban Heritage Collection as a primary resource for a dissertation. Doctoral students applying for these fellowships will have completed their course work and passed their qualifying examinations. They will be prepared to pursue research based on an approved prospectus
  2. Fellowships of $3,000 per month will be granted for periods of one to three months

Application Deadline:

Your complete application packet must be submitted electronically by February 1, 2017.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application get in touch via email at or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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