The Margaret Kraus Ramsdell Fellowship was established in 1933 by a gift made by Dean and Mrs. Edward H. Kraus and Edward T. Ramsdell to commemorate the life and character of Margaret Kraus Ramsdell, A.B. 1923, A.M. 1925.
Graduate students at the University of Michigan who wish to pursue advanced studies in this country or abroad in religious education or in preparation for the ministry are eligible for both the Radcliffe and Ramsdell fellowships. Students must have already received a degree (bachelor’s, master’s, etc.) from the University of Michigan prior to the deadline for the Ramsdell Fellowship.
In choosing the recipients the selection committee considers the following:
- Proven academic ability
- Qualities for effective leadership
- Interest in religious education or ministry
- Financial need is NOT considered
January 25, 2021
Based on the availability of funds, an award may be up to $10,000. Appointment is for one year and is not renewable.
Complete the application form and include the following:
- Student’s personal statement (NOTE: In the personal statement, limit 1,500 words, describe your dissertation including specific aims, significance and contribution to your field.)
- Three current letters of recommendation
- Current curriculum vitae (c.v)