Fellowships

Rolling Admission

  • The Ohio University Russ Energy and the Environment Fellowship was established as part of the transformational 2008 estate gift of nearly $125 million from alumnus Fritz Russ and his wife Dolores. This program promotes critical doctoral research in the area of energy production, alternative fuels, environmental remediation, and issues related directly to energy transport and use. See http://www.ohio.edu/engineering/russfellows/ for more information.
  • The Navy Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs. This program is open to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and offers a competitive stipend as well as insurance, relocation, and travel allowances. Locations include Navy Research Lab (NRL) and Naval Surface Warfare Center/ Indian Head. This program offers one to three year postdoctoral fellowships designed to increase the involvement of scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy. This program has a rolling admission. Go to: http://www.asee.org/nrl/

January Deadlines

  • The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP). SEAP is an eight week summer research opportunity at participating ONR laboratories for high school student who have completed at least grade 9, must be 16 years of age for most Laboratories, and a U.S. citizen. A graduating Senior is eligible to apply. The stipend for the summer program is $1,500 for new students; $1,550 for returning students. The application opens October and must be completed by January. Go to http://www.asee.org/seap.
  • NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program. The purpose of this NASA program is to help advance the nation's aeronautics enterprise by investing in the educational development of the future aeronautics workforce and to provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Scholarships awarded include competitive stipend payments anticipated amount for undergrad up to $15,000 and up to $35,000 for graduate. There is an option to attend a summer internship (up to $10,000 per summer) at a participating NASA Research Center. The graduate program is open to U.S. citizens, the applicants should be accepted or enrolled in an accredited program, and remain in good academic standing at their respected college or university. Application closes January. For more information, contact nasa.asp@asee.org.

February Deadline

  • The US Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, offers paid internships through the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship. The program is open to all women and under-represented minority graduate and undergraduate students, majoring in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Engineering and IT/Technology, currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. More information is available at www.fossil.energy.gov/education/lelandfellowships

October Deadlines

  • The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP). NREIP is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory. The stipend amounts for the program are $5,500 for undergraduate students and $6,500 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs. See website for details. Go to: nreip.asee.org/
  • The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship is a program seeking to recruit talented college graduates and mid-career professionals to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields). Application for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship is available online, along with updated information about the program and award. See: woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/indiana/ . The WW Teaching Fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend and offers teaching preparation, clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring. Fellows will commit to teach math or science in a high-need Indiana secondary school for three years upon completing the master's degree and Indiana teaching certification. Applications are due in December. For questions, contact: Dr. Constance Bond, Tel. 609-452-7007 x 141, or email WWTeachingFellowships@woodrow.org

November Deadlines

  • The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). For U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies, this program offers a stipend of $30,000 a year for three years and a $10,500 cost of education allowance and a one-time $1,000 travel allowance. For application and deadline information, go to: www.fastlane.nsf.gov. For additional program information, go to: www.nsf.gov/grfp . Application is expected to close early November.
  • University of Michigan Recruiting Grad Students. The College of Engineering at the University of Michigan will host the Engineering Graduate Symposium in November. They encourage all prospective Ph.D and Master's students to attend and meet their college representatives. The focus of this college-wide event is current graduate student research and admission to doctoral and master's programs. The day-long program includes engineering departmental visitations, admissions and funding workshops, and Ann Arbor tours/social events. Travel grants are available for prospective students to attend. A simple online application process is required for travel grant consideration. Travel grant recipients receive airfare, transportation, hotels, and on-campus meals. Details pertaining to criteria and selection, schedule of events, online application, and travel grants can be found at: http://gradsymposium.engin.umich.edu/. Underrepresented students receiving travel grants will attend a GEM Fellowship Grad Lab, hosted on campus in November.
  • The National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (NSF-EAPSI) Program. The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering first-hand research experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan. Students receive a $5000 stipend and international roundtrip airfare. The primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research setting, and to help students initiate scientific relationships that will better enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts. The institutes last approximately eight weeks from June to August. Application closes in December. For additional program information, go to www.nsf.gov/eapsi

December Deadlines

  • The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research and Sabbatical Leave Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments relating to science and/or engineering at U.S. academic institutions. A competitive stipend, relocation and travel allowances, and a pre-program site visit are offered. Application closes in December. Go to:www.asee.org/summer.
  • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships awarded include a cash award, full tuition, required fees, and a book allowance. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for U.S. citizens; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Application deadline is December. For information and to apply online, go to www.asee.org/smart.
  • The Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP). This program is intended for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have an earned doctorate in science or engineering and who hold full-time science or engineering faculty positions at U.S. colleges, community colleges and universities. The duration of this summer fellowship is from eight to 12 continuous weeks and research is performed on-site at Air Force laboratories. There is a competitive weekly stipend, and relocation and daily expense allowances are available for those who qualify. To apply online, go to: www.asee.org/sffp
  • The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship is a program seeking to recruit talented college graduates and mid-career professionals to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields). Application for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship is available online, along with updated information about the program and award. See: woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/indiana/ . The WW Teaching Fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend and offers teaching preparation, clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring. Fellows will commit to teach math or science in a high-need Indiana secondary school for three years upon completing the master's degree and Indiana teaching certification. Applications are due in December. For questions, contact: Dr. Constance Bond, Tel. 609-452-7007 x 141, or email WWTeachingFellowships@woodrow.org
  • The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies in science or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures and include full tuition and fees, a competitive stipend, and a health insurance allowance. Go to:http://www.asee.org/ndseg for applications and detailed program information.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS): 10-week research experiences at Argonne, Idaho, Berkeley, Livermore, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, etc. Areas of research include engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences. Undergraduate students receive a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses. U.S. citizenship required Detailed information can be found at: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
  • The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research and Sabbatical Leave Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments relating to science and/or engineering at U.S. academic institutions. A competitive stipend, relocation and travel allowances, and a pre-program site visit are offered. Application closes in December. Go to:www.asee.org/summer.
  • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships awarded include a cash award, full tuition, required fees, and a book allowance. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for U.S. citizens; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Application deadline is December. For information and to apply online, go to www.asee.org/smart.
  • The Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP). This program is intended for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have an earned doctorate in science or engineering and who hold full-time science or engineering faculty positions at U.S. colleges, community colleges and universities. The duration of this summer fellowship is from eight to 12 continuous weeks and research is performed on-site at Air Force laboratories. There is a competitive weekly stipend, and relocation and daily expense allowances are available for those who qualify. To apply online, go to: www.asee.org/sffp
  • The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship is a program seeking to recruit talented college graduates and mid-career professionals to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields). Application for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship is available online, along with updated information about the program and award. See: www.woodrow.org/INteach . The WW Teaching Fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend and offers teaching preparation, clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring. Fellows will commit to teach math or science in a high-need Indiana secondary school for three years upon completing the master's degree and Indiana teaching certification. Applications are due in December. For questions, contact: Dr. Constance Bond, Tel. 609-452-7007 x 141, or email WWTeachingFellowships@woodrow.org
  • The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research and Sabbatical Leave Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments relating to science and/or engineering at U.S. academic institutions. A competitive stipend, relocation and travel allowances, and a pre-program site visit are offered. Application closes in December. Go to:www.asee.org/summer.
  • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships awarded include a cash award, full tuition, required fees, and a book allowance. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for U.S. citizens; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Application deadline is December. For information and to apply online, go to www.asee.org/smart.
  • The Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP). This program is intended for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have an earned doctorate in science or engineering and who hold full-time science or engineering faculty positions at U.S. colleges, community colleges and universities. The duration of this summer fellowship is from eight to 12 continuous weeks and research is performed on-site at Air Force laboratories. There is a competitive weekly stipend, and relocation and daily expense allowances are available for those who qualify. To apply online, go to: www.asee.org/sffp
  • The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship is a program seeking to recruit talented college graduates and mid-career professionals to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields). Application for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship is available online, along with updated information about the program and award. See: www.woodrow.org/INteach . The WW Teaching Fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend and offers teaching preparation, clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring. Fellows will commit to teach math or science in a high-need Indiana secondary school for three years upon completing the master's degree and Indiana teaching certification. Applications are due in December. For questions, contact: Dr. Constance Bond, Tel. 609-452-7007 x 141, or email WWTeachingFellowships@woodrow.org
  • December Deadlines

    • The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research and Sabbatical Leave Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments relating to science and/or engineering at U.S. academic institutions. A competitive stipend, relocation and travel allowances, and a pre-program site visit are offered. Application closes in December. Go to:www.asee.org/summer.
    • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships awarded include a cash award, full tuition, required fees, and a book allowance. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for U.S. citizens; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Application deadline is December. For information and to apply online, go to www.asee.org/smart.
    • The Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP). This program is intended for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have an earned doctorate in science or engineering and who hold full-time science or engineering faculty positions at U.S. colleges, community colleges and universities. The duration of this summer fellowship is from eight to 12 continuous weeks and research is performed on-site at Air Force laboratories. There is a competitive weekly stipend, and relocation and daily expense allowances are available for those who qualify. To apply online, go to: www.asee.org/sffp
    • The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship is a program seeking to recruit talented college graduates and mid-career professionals to teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields). Application for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship is available online, along with updated information about the program and award. See: www.woodrow.org/INteach . The WW Teaching Fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend and offers teaching preparation, clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring. Fellows will commit to teach math or science in a high-need Indiana secondary school for three years upon completing the master's degree and Indiana teaching certification. Applications are due in December. For questions, contact: Dr. Constance Bond, Tel. 609-452-7007 x 141, or email WWTeachingFellowships@woodrow.org