Diversity Fellowships are for the recruitment of new graduate students holding a teaching or research assistantship in one of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s degree-granting graduate programs.

Diversity Fellowships provide the following:

TAs:  Up to $7,500 total for two semesters towards a stipend
RAs: Up to $11,000 total for two semesters towards stipend, tuition, and student health insurance
RA/TA: Up to $9,500 total for two semesters towards stipend, tuition, and student health insurance  

Students who are being recruited to a graduate program must be nominated by their director of graduate studies.

For more information, please visit: https://administration.ca.uky.edu/diversity-fellowships

Nomination Form

2020-2021 CAFE Diversity Fellows

Graciela Barajas

COMMUNITY & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Nakiya Brewer

RETAILING & TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Program: Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles

Kara Burns

FAMILY SCIENCES

Emphasis: Couple and Family Therapy

Jeffrey Mitchell

VETERINARY SCIENCE

Melinda Murdock

FAMILY SCIENCES

Emphasis: Family Processes

Gabdiel Yulfo-Soto

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Area of Research: Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) Genetics