The Nathaniel Boggs, Jr. Ph.D., Memorial Fellowship was established in 1999 by University Trustee Paula Boggs, A&S ’81, in memory of her father, who received Howard University’s first Ph.D. in biology. The fellowship provides a substantial stipend to the awardee. Eligibility Candidates for a fellowship must have received an undergraduate degree from a historically black college or university and pursue graduate work in select fields within the natural or physical sciences at Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic performance (including GPA). Fields of study include Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy. Selection Process Interested candidates are asked to inquire about the fellowship through their prospective Hopkins Department.