Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship Award
The scholarship is awarded annually to 2 Domestic Doctoral Students at the University of Arizona.
In honor of Dr. Maria Teresa Velez, former Associate Dean, University of Arizona Graduate College, and her lifelong commitment to promoting graduate student diversity and inclusion and pushing for the highest of excellence, the Graduate College established the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship.
This award is given annually to a doctoral student who, through their teaching, research, or outreach and service, has demonstrated a commitment to furthering diversity in education, and the community at large.
Award for 1 year:
$25,000 stipend (split between fall and spring semesters, $12,500)
Full base graduate tuition
Individual student health insurance