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The goal of the CIC FreeApp program is to increase access of underrepresented students to Ph.D. and M.F.A. degrees and the professoriate. In addition to meeting the CIC FreeApp criteria, IU applicants must also be a:

  • Participant in a program, directed by a program leader, that prepares underrepresented students to earn a Ph.D. or M.F.A. and to pursue career in teaching and research at the college or university level;


  • Recipient of a distinguished fellowship. The University Graduate School defines a distinguished fellowship as an award that is highly competitive, of significant monetary value (i.e. annual stipend of $20,000 or greater), and be a multi-year award. Examples include, but are not limited to, the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

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