Math Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships

Three doctoral students in the Mathematics Graduate Program have been awarded graduate fellowships .

Phylisicia Carter was awarded the Southern Regional Education Board Dissertation Award for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Dissertation Award offers a one-year, $20,000 stipend, and university-covered tuition and fees. It also covers expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring. More information about the SREB fellowship can be found at

Ricky Dixon and Mark Alexander were selected for the NSF Bridge to Doctorate Program. The program offers a $30,000 annual stipend for two years and covers full tuition and fees. It also offers a mentoring program, conference and research travel opportunities, seminars and workshops and additional research and networking opportunities.  Students interested in additional information about the program  should contact UA’s site coordinator Dr. Viola L. Acoff, 205/348-2080 or

Congratulations to these students!