McCrone Graduate Student Fellowship Award

November 3, 2016

Humboldt State University established the Alistair and Judith McCrone Graduate Fellowship Fund in October 2001.  The fund was created to honor Dr. and Mrs. McCrone, who together shepherded Humboldt State University and its students for over a quarter of a century. This award will recognize one outstanding graduate student, acknowledge their potential, and encourage their continued achievement in their graduate program.

The following provides specific information about the award:


  • First year students who have been in their HSU Graduate Program for less than one academic year are eligible for nominations
  • One award of $3,000.00 will be applied to their tuition for use in Academic Year 2017-2018
  • Graduate students must be enrolled full time (at least 9 units per semester), and have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Only one candidate may be nominated per graduate degree program.  Graduate programs that have more than one option (not emphasis) may nominate up to one candidate from each option.
  • Completed nomination materials (link below) must be signed off by the Graduate Program Coordinator and to the Sponsored Programs Foundation (SBS 427) no later than Monday, January 30, 2017 by 5:00pm. Incomplete or late nominations will not be considered.
  • Awards will be presented at a reception held on Wednesday, April 19th 2017 from 4:00-6:00pm in the Great Hall of College Creek. The recipient must be available to attend the reception and give a short presentation of their research.


Questions should be directed to the Sponsored Programs Foundation, SBS 427, 826-5159, or