Support for tomorrow's leaders


The Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship’s main recruitment goal is to plan and implement activities for recruiting new Fellows and Scholars, in collaboration with colleagues, graduate studies, and with the 21 eligible University of Kansas Ph.D. programs. The Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for all recruitment responsibilites and travels regionally and nationally to recruit at meetings and colleges/universities. The Recruitment Coordinator seeks to collaborate with academic departments in order to identify prospective students who posses the potential and motivation to make a significant contribution to their chosen profession and society. 

Please look over the recruitment schedule posted below. We are always happy to connect with departments at home or during a conference visit. Departments will have access to student information that is collected by SGF at fairs, and it can be found in the Admit/Prospect system. 

Our office is also willing to present information about the Self Graduate Fellowship and Self Memorial Scholarship, whether you are training department recruiters/ambassadors or planning prospective student events.  Please contact the Recruitment Coordinator for more information or to schedule a presentation.


September 16, 2020 KU Engineering Career Fair Career Fair Plus
September 17, 2020 BioMed Virtual Grad School Fair CareerEco
September 18, 2020 KU Business Career Fair Virtual
September 22, 2020 Texas Graduate & Professional School Fair  CareerEco
September 30, 2020 Pharmacy School Virtual Fair CareerEco
October 1, 2020 Exploring Graduate School Virtual Fair CareerEco
October 2, 2020 Baylor University McNair Scholars Graduate School Fair  Virtual 
October 5, 2020 Big 10+ Graduate School Exposition Virtual
October 13, 2020 University of Texas Graduate School Fair  Virtual 
October 15-16, 2020 California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education  VIrtual 
October 20, 2020 Florida State Graduate and Professional School Fair  CareerEco
October 22, 2020 USC Graduate Schools Fair CareerEco
October 22-24, 2020 SACNAS - The National Diversity in STEM Conference Virtual
October 28, 2020 BioMed Virtual Grad School Fair CareerEco
November 4, 2020 Texas Graduate & Professional School Fair  CareerEco
November 11-14, 2020 ABRCMS Virtual

For any questions regarding the recruitment schedule, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator at                                        

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