SAGE

Scholar Achievement in Graduate Education

The Scholar Achievement in Graduate Education (SAGE) Fellowship Award for terminal degree programs is available for students entering their program in the Fall 2020 semester. The fellowship, which will be awarded to individuals chosen to be a graduate assistant, will cover all tuition as well as mandated university fees. The voucher is renewable for up to three years. See below for criteria and more information.

 

College of Education and Human Development 

Program Criteria Coordinator Deadline
Counselor Education, PhD
  • Admitted ​into the CNEP doctoral program
  • Selected for a GA position in the program
  • ​Evaluation of ranked admission material 

Dr. Joshua Watson

joshua.watson@tamucc.edu

May 1
Curriculum & Instruction, PhD
  • Admitted into the ​doctoral program
  • ​Selected for a GA position in the program
  • ​Demonstrated strong performance in interview/presentation/writing exercise portion of admissions
  • ​Evaluation of professional and personal qualifications noted in the admissions process

Dr. Faye Bruun 

faye.bruun@tamucc.edu

May 1
Educational Leadership, PhD
  • Admitted into the EDLD doctoral program
  • Selected for a GA position in the program
  • Evaluation of letter of interest, letters of reference, and academic presentation; invitation to interview based on results of evaluation
  • Evaluation of interview

Dr. Gerri Maxwell 

gerri.maxwell@tamucc.edu

May 1

 

College of Liberal Arts

Program Criteria Coordinator Deadline
Studio Arts, MFA 
  • Admitted into the program
  • ​Selected for a GA position
  • ​Evaluation of ranked admission material 

Ryan O'Malley

ryan.o'malley@tamucc.edu

February 1

 

College of Science and Engineering

Program Criteria Coordinator Deadline
Coastal & Marine System Science, PhD
  • Admitted into the program
  • ​Selected for GA position
  • Able to be on campus and be supervised by CMSS faculty

Dr. Dorina Murgulet

dorina.murgulet@tamucc.edu

February 1
Geospatial Computer Sciences, PhD
  • Admitted into the program
  • ​Selected for GA position
  • Able to be on campus and be supervised by GSCS faculty

Dr. Michael Starek

michael.starek@tamucc.edu

April 6
Marine Biology, PhD
  • Admitted into the program
  • Selected for GA position 
  • Demonstrated need for funding (no tuition coverage elsewhere) & eligibility for GA-ship (>3.0 GPA last 60 hours, full time enrollment, approved by GRAC)
  • Evidence of scholarly output & achievement 
  • Evidence of service and outreach 
  • ​Demonstrated academic performance 

Dr. Benjamin Walther

benjamin.walther@tamucc.edu

March 15

 

Additional Criteria for all Programs 

  • Enrolled full time (9 semester credit hours in fall and spring, 3 semester credit hours in summer; MFA program requires 10 semester credit hours in fall and spring)
  • Maintenance of minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Maintenance of good academic standing with TAMU-CC and the program
  • Follow degree plan to be signed both in course of study and sequence