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The Tripathy Endowed Memorial Summer Graduate Fellowship is a prestigious award given to two outstanding Ph.D. candidates at UMass Lowell in their final year of research in the broad areas of materials science and polymer science.

The Fellowship is awarded in memory of the late Sukant Tripathy, University Professor and a former provost of the University. Dr. Tripathy was an internationally recognized leading scientist in the materials sciences and also a recipient of the C.S. Marvel Award of the Division of Polymer Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

AWARD: The Tripathy Fellowship awards a $6,000 stipend for the summer, plus optional $750 travel funds to participate and present at national meetings during the following year.

APPLICATION: Submit a completed Tripathy Summer Fellowship Application, available in fillable pdf format at 

Submit all application materials to the Dean of Sciences, Olney Hall 524, by April 15. Award winners will be announced by May 15.