Fall (August to December) 
Early Decision Determined by April 1
Regular Deadline: July 1
International Applicants: February 15

Spring (January to April)
Regular Deadline: November 1
International Applicants: August 1

Summer (May to August)
Regular Deadline: March 1
International Applicants: December 1

Special Program Application Deadlines

Education Leadership (Ph.D.)
Fall – February 1

Master of Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
Fall – February 28

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DTP)
Fall – January 15

Ph.D. Pharmacy
Fall – April 1

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
Fall- April

Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP)

School of Graduate Studies and Research
Call for Proposals for the Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP)
Funding Period: August 28, 2017-June 30, 2018
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2017

The Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP) offers small grants for regular, full-time faculty, to conduct research in their respective fields of study, and promote the conduct of research or creative work that solves local, regional, state, and national problems. Under the FRAP, awardees will receive up to $5,000. Awards are limited, competitive, and contingent upon the availability of funds. Proposals may be written in collaboration with another faculty member. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m., on August 15. The application must be submitted via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more details, click or copy the following website into your web browser:

Please click on the links below to download the necessary documents.

  1. Faculty Research Awards Program Application
  2. FRAP Instructions
  3. FRAP Proposal and Evaluation Review Process
  4. Stipends_Sponsored Programs
  5. 12 Steps to a Winning Research Proposal
Fall and Spring Graduate Travel Awards

Funds are now available for currently enrolled Florida A&M University graduate students, who are in good standing and who are pursuing a degree programat the University, to present their research at a professional conference or meeting.

Awardees are expected to present their research on campus at a research event sponsored by the School of Graduate Stiudies and Research. These funds may not be used to support thesis or dissertation research. The maximum amount of these awards is $500 and contingent on available funding.

Only one request per student will be considered per academic career.
Students should not travel without prior approval.

SUS Summer Orientation Program for Minority Graduate and Professional Students

Deadline: April 15
SUS Summer Orientation Program Application

Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship Program

Deadline: August 29
Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship Application

The Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship is designed to assist Florida A&M University in increasing the matriculation of minority graduate students in disciplines in which they are underrepresented. Under this program, graduate students may receive awards up to $5,000 (example: $2,500 for the fall and/or spring semester) per academic year. Awards will not be made to previously funded Delores Auzenne Fellows. Awards are limited, competitive and contingent upon the availability of funds.

Eligibility Requirements. In order to qualify for a Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship, a student must meet the following criteria: (1)Acceptance into a degree seeking graduate (master’s or doctoral) program; (2)Demonstrate initiative and qualifications to assure satisfactory progress in pursuing his or her future educational goal; (3)Must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States; (4)Does NOT have any other assistantship or fellowship for the academic year; and, (5)Enrolled as a full-time student (nine graduate credit hours for fall and spring semesters); and, (6)Have a completed Delores Auzenne Fellowship Application and supporting documents by August 29.

McKnight Fellowship Program

McKnight Fellowship Program Application

Overview and Deadline Information
The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program is administered by the Florida A&M University Office of Graduate Studies and Research in collaboration with the Florida Education Fund. The progam is aimed at increasing the number or African Americans and Hispanic in Ph.D. programs at Florida universities; thus addressing the underrepresentation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the State of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels.

Applicants are required to be a United States citizen and must be newly admitted to a Florida A&M University Ph.D. program. Applications must be submitted directly to the Florida Education Fund before January 15th to compete for funding opportunities the following fall. Students are notified by April 15th

Minimum Admissions Requirements

Admission to graduate study is a two-part process. The Graduate Office of Admissions determines the applicant’s eligibility for admission to the University and the academic program determines the applicant’s admissibility to the degree program. Final admission to the University is subject to approval by the Graduate Office of Admissions.

Please provide:
  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college or university attended. For FAMU students applying to FAMU graduate programs need not submit transcripts for your FAMU course work. These transcripts will be requested internally.
  • Three letters of Recommendation; Complete this section of the online application.
  • Résumé, essay, portfolio or other materials, if required by the program; (These must be submitted as part of the online application.)
  • Immunization Form. Find it here.
International Students

In addition to the requirements above, please provide the following:

  • A completed Certification of Financial Responsibility form indicating your commitment (e.g. from your parents, government, or others) to financially support your education
  • Mandatory Health Insurance required for all International Students; For more information, please refer to this link You will not be allowed to register for classes without it.
Minimum GPA

Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education and have earned a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate work taken while enrolled as an upper-division undergraduate student working towards a bachelor’s degree; or hold a graduate degree in a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Minimum Test Scores

Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores or General Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores; These scores must be sent mailed directly to the FAMU Graduate Admissions Office by the appropriate testing agency. Note: All students must present GRE scores prior to being admitted.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL= 550/paper-based; 80 internet-based) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores (6.5) sent directly to FAMU from the Testing Service, if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official language or when an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the only official language or from a university where English is the only official language of instruction.

All official application materials, with the exception of test scores and transcripts, should be submitted online. All supporting documents (such as transcripts, test scores) must be mailed to our address and received by the application deadline.