McKnight Fellowships

This is a state-wide program administered through the Florida Education Fund (FEF). The McKnight Fellowships provide up to five years of funding support for newly enrolled African American and Hispanic graduate students who intend to seek a Ph.D. degree. The McKnight Dissertation Fellowship provides up to one year of stipend support to graduate students working to complete dissertations. Please find the members listed below by name, department and college.


Nataly Abrams Neuroscience Medicine
Genevieve Bell Biological Sciences Arts & Sciences
Pablo Correa Communication Communication & Information
Reginald Harris Management Business
Adriane Jackson Higher Education  Education
Latoya Leary Religion Arts & Sciences
Brandon Mendez Business Administration Business
Joel Mendez Urban and Regional Planning Social Sciences & Public Policy
Lakeshia Norton Teacher Education Education
Dustin Pearson English Arts & Sciences
Andrea Tillet Accounting Business
Cocoa Williams English  Arts & Sciences


Ashley Carter Nutrition Food and Exercise Sciences Human Sciences
Terence Fisher Physics Arts & Sciences
Yolanda Franklin English Arts & Sciences
Eduardo Fuste Accounting Business
Erin Harrell Psychology Arts & Sciences
Jorge Hernandez Criminology Criminology and Criminal Justice
Lawrence Jackson Family and Child Sciences Human Sciences
Danielle Krusemark Psychology Arts & Sciences
Malcolm McCray Chemistry Arts & Sciences
Ivanna Pengelley Science Education  Education
Jackson Powell Biological Sciences Arts & Sciences
Jordyn Rosario Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice
Luis Saucedo Chemistry Arts & Sciences
Jenay Sermon Higher Education Education


Caroline Bailey Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice
Danisha Baker Statistics Arts & Sciences
Kaleena Burkes Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice
Pierce Dignam Sociology Social Sciences & Public Policy
Kevin Elliot Psychology Arts & Sciences
Vladimir Geneus Statistics Arts & Sciences
Diane Lawong Business Administration Business
Clausell Mathis School of Teacher Education Education
Dunwoody Mirvil Music Music


Inger Daniels Finance Business
Kidane Dashew Neuroscience Arts & Sciences
Joshua Degraff Industrial Engineering Engineering
Gary Gramajo Statistics Arts & Sciences
Felicia Griffin Statistics Arts & Sciences
Sherelle Harmon Clinical Psychology Arts & Sciences
Amber Kinsey Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Human Sciences
Sherrina Lofton Sports Management Education
Heather Maranges Social Psychology Arts & Sciences
Jessica Martinez Biological Sciences Arts & Sciences
Alyssa Rose Chemistry Arts & Sciences
Connie Tenorio Biomedical Sciences Medicine
Lenzi Williams Chemistry Arts & Sciences


Lyonna Alcantara Neuroscience Arts & Sciences
Jeffrey Anderson Marketing Business
Miltonette Craig Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice
Eve Culbreth Biology Arts & Sciences
Rasheda Thompson Psychology Arts & Sciences
Joaquin Vaca Mechanical Engineering Engineering


Sidney Anderson Marketing Business
Yonatan Binyam Religion Arts & Sciences
Nefertiti Gaudig-Puplampu Educational Psychology and Learning Systems Education
Ester Spencer English Arts & Sciences
Tamara Stephens Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice


Nathalia Borden Political Science Social Sciences & Public Policy
Jesus Chavarria Psychology Arts & Sciences
Marcus Elam Nutrition & Food Science Human Sciences
Janelle Jennings-Alexander English Arts & Sciences
Timothy Jones Finance Business
Ashley Sanders Mathematics Arts & Sciences
Sharde Smith Family & Child Sciences Human Sciences
Maydalis Torres Mathematics Arts & Sciences
Ira Wheaton Industrial Engineering Engineering


David Grasso Askew School of Public Administration Social Sciences & Public Policy
Cresean Hughes Criminology Criminology & Criminal Justice
Brandon Reese Mechanical Engineering Engineering
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