The David and Winifred "Winkle" Fulk Fellowship
The David and Winifred "Winkle" Fulk Fellowship Fund, established in 2021 by Mary C. Rack, provides support to doctoral students whose doctoral study focuses on mathematics education. This is a $5000 summer research fellowship and supports projects and activities that further advance student's doctoral research.
Dr. David Fulk ('71 PhD, Animal Science) and Dr. Winifred "Winkle" Fulk ('70 PhD, Physiology) had strong ties to the University of Maryland, and its graduate programs. After their doctoral programs, they moved to Kansas where Dr. David Fulk had a long career at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Winkle Fulk became a highly-respected mathematics faculty member at Johnson Community College.
Eligibility information: Eligible candidates are University of Maryland doctoral students who are enrolled in a graduate program within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, or in a program with a focus on Mathematics Education. The student can be at any stage in the program. Preference is given to doctoral students who intend to pursue an academic teaching career at a community college or teaching-focused university/college.
Nomination and Deadline Information: Programs may nominate one student for this award. Nomination deadline is May 5, 2021.