La Verne Noyes Fellowship (I)

Fellowship details

Application Status
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Period of Funding
Spring Quarter
Citizenship Requirements
U.S. Citizen


The La Verne Noyes Fellowship provides financial support to graduate students who demonstrate outstanding past academic achievement as well as future promise, have financial need, are U.S. citizens, and are descendants of World War I U.S. Army or Navy veterans.

Award Information

This award provides a stipend of $5,000 during Spring Quarter of the academic year of the award

Important Dates

Call for Applications:  October 9, 2023
Submission Deadline: 
November 17, 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be U.S. citizens pursuing a Ph.D. or master’s degree. Students enrolled in self-supporting programs are not eligible
  • Must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be the direct descendant of a World War I U.S. Navy or Army veteran. Note that the veteran must have served for at least four months between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918.  Priority will be given to descendants of those killed in action.

Application Process

Be prepared to submit the following materials:
  1. La Verne Noyes Fellowship Application Form – with all signatures
  2. Recommendation letter from faculty advisor or department chair
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  4. Unofficial transcripts through Spring Quarter
  5. Copy of birth certificate and family tree showing the relationship to the WWI veteran with qualifying service
  6. Copy of the veteran’s active duty or honorable discharge document, or other documentation showing qualifying service for at least four months between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918, including documentation that the relative died in combat (if applicable).


Questions should be directed to Turner Dahl at

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