University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards



Ernest Propes Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund


Ernest Propes Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund

Department:

Graduate Student Financial Aid

Purpose:

Graduate Student Support

History and Purpose:



Dr. Ernest L. Propes was born in Irvington, Illinois in 1924. After service as a navigator in the U.S. Army Air Corps during the Second World War, he received his M.D. in 1953 from the University of Illinois. He was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1968. Dr. Propes, a specialist in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, practiced in the communities of Compton, Bellflower, San Diego, and San Bernardino before his retirement in 1986.

A strong advocate of education, Dr. Propes established the Ernest L. Propes Trust in 1993; upon his death in 2002, funds from the trust were used to establish the Ernest L. Propes Endowed Graduate Fellowship at the University of California, Riverside. Income made available from this fund may be for graduate fellowships, or added to any existing endowed graduate fellowship.

Selection and Guidelines:



Fellowship - Income for this fund is to be used as or added to any existing endowed scholarship fund or endowed graduate fellowship

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247
E-mail: roberta.albert@ucr.edu

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