The purpose of this award is to support outstanding graduate students at USU who have consistently shown a track record of excellence. The awards are granted to students that show a history of using knowledge gained through educational opportunities to contribute to Utah State University campus, to local and national communities, and to their professional field.
Supports worthy independent student projects that advance a student’s professional development and contributes to the scientific community.
Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship
Offering unparalleled support and access to resources at USU, the Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) program is more than a fellowship. PDRFs receive the mentorship and training necessary to assist them in becoming leaders in their fields of study. The program provides ample opportunity to connect with researchers and scholars both from USU and outside the university.