In this page, you can access Applicant Demographic, and Fellow Demographic data about the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship program.
The 51 Pegasi b Fellowship program began collecting basic demographic data from all applicants beginning with the 2018-2019 program cycle. The Foundation is committed to monitoring the operation of its application, review, and award processes to identify and address any inequities based on the gender, ethnicity, race or educational legacy of applicants. The gender, ethnicity, and race information is similar to that requested by the National Science Foundation in its proposal process. The submission of this information is optional and does not affect an applicant’s eligibility for the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship.
Male: A personal conception of oneself as male, regardless of sex assigned at birth.
Female: A personal conception of oneself as female, regardless of sex assigned at birth.
Nonbinary/Nonconforming: A personal conception of oneself as both male and female, or neither male or female, regardless of sex assigned at birth.
Hispanic or Latino: A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North, Central, and South America, and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
No applicants have identified solely as Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
First-Generation College Student: A student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree.
The 51 Pegasi b Fellowship program began with the 2016-2017 cycle and has now completed seven operational cycles. Here we present aggregated demographic information for the 50 fellowships awarded to date, including gender, ethnicity, race, and educational legacy. Submission of this information was voluntary.