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Graduate and professional students: Apply for the Diversity and Disability Fellowship

The Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) is recruiting a graduate and/or professional student to participate in the Disability & Diversity Fellowship Program who is pursuing a career working with individuals with disabilities. A graduate student from a diverse background will be awarded an assistantship starting in the fall semester and continuing through the spring of 2018. The fellow will receive a partial tuition waiver and be paid a stipend for living expenses.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Enroll in two Disability Studies courses taught through WVU
  • Participate in clinic/observational experiences and other training opportunities
  • Complete a 60 hour hands-on volunteer and capstone project

To be eligible for this fellowship graduate and professional level students must be from diverse backgrounds, must be U.S. Citizens and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Be from racial and/or ethnic minority backgrounds
  • Have limited English proficiency,
  • Be from underserved geographic areas (rural or urban),
  • Have a disability
  • Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender

For more information or to submit a resume online visit

If you have questions, call Melina Danko at 304-293-4692 or email

Applications must be received by March 27 to be considered.