The Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship’s main recruitment goal is to plan and implement activities for recruiting new Fellows in collaboration with colleaguesgraduate studies, and the 21 eligible University of Kansas Ph.D. programs. The Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for all recruitment responsibilities 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 possess the potential and motivation to make a significant contribution to their chosen profession and society. 

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

Recruitment Schedule

The Self Graduate Fellowship will present and actively recruit at the conferences and recruitment fair below.

June 9-10, 2023 - MARM 2023New York, NY

June 21 - 25, 2023 - Evolution 2023Albuquerque, NM

July 26, 2023 - Mid-SUREEast Lansing, MI

September 14 - 16, 2023 - UMBC McNair Research ConferenceBaltimore, MD

September 15, 2023 - KU Accounting Fair, Lawrence, KS

September 20, 2023 - KU Engineering and Computing Fair, Lawrence, KS

September 22-24, 2023 - Heartland McNair Research Conference, Kansas City, MO

September 22, 2023 - KU Business Fair, Lawrence, KS

October 11-14, 2023 - BMES 2023Seattle, WA

October 26-28, 2023 - SACNAS 2023Portland, OR

November 3-6, 2023 - AIChE 2023 Annual Student ConferenceOrlando, FL

November 15-18, 2023 - ABRCMS 2023Phoenix, AZ