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The Dr. Dionel E. Avilés '53 and Dr. James E. Johnson '67 Graduate Fellowship Program

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Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53
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Dr. James E. Johnson '67

Deadlines For Submission:

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 5p.m. CST (doctoral nominations)


Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Fellowship Program (Doctoral Nominations) – Round 1


Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 5p.m. CST (master's and 2nd round of doctoral nominations)


Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Fellowship Program (Doctoral Nominations) – Round 2
Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Fellowship Program (Master’s Nominations)
Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Fellowship Program (Master’s Nominations - Mays Business School and Bush School ONLY)


About the Award

The Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Graduate Fellowship Program, previously named the Graduate Diversity Excellence Fellowship, seeks to increase diversity in the graduate and professional student population at Texas A&M and support the development of high achieving scholars who show promise of distinguished careers for the benefit of all students.

The Avilés-Johnson Doctoral Fellowship provides four years of funding for domestic doctoral or two years of funding for domestic students enrolling for the first time in a doctoral program.

To be eligible for the Avilés-Johnson fellowship, prospective students must be nominated by their admitting departments. 

View the 2022-2023 Avilés-Johnson Fellowship Guidelines or download the PDF version.  


For more information about the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship or other funding opportunities, visit our Funding Your Education page. 

Related knowledge

Dr. Dionel Avilés ’53 and Dr. James Johnson ’67 Fellowship Program 2022-2023 Guidelines
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How is a student nominated for the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship?
How many students can be nominated for the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship Program?
What benefits are associated with the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship?
When will Avilés-Johnson Fellowship Program nominees know whether they have been selected?
Who can be nominated for the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship?

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