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Fellowships and Opportunities

Fellowships and Opportunities

There are a number of graduate fellowships that are awarded each year such as the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program and the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. You will find information for those programs as it is posted on the relevant websites.

Aftercollege.com lists job openings for graduates by disciplines. See http://www.aftercollege.com/career-networks/rice-university/ for the listings. You are required to register with aftercollege.com, but there is no charge for registration. Note: jobs posted on this site have not been vetted by the School of Engineering.


COMPETITION: Aramco Student Excellence Award

The Aramco Deep Space, Deep Ocean (DSDO) Student Award for Excellence is open to both undergraduates and graduates, competing as individuals or teams. Qualifying individuals or teams will have the opportunity to showcase their project at the DSDO Forum, which draws senior-level business leaders, technology officers, decision-makers, entrepreneurs, and others.

The winner of the competition will receive a $3,000 reward.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: AUGUST 1, 2016


NRC Research Associateship Program

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine offer paid postdoctoral, senior and graduate fellowship opportunities.

DEADLINES TO APPLY: February, 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1


NASA fellowships and other opportunities
NASA offers several internships, fellowships and scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Pathways to Science
Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation. The organization places emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring and resources. Fellowships for masters and doctoral students are available, as is funding for travel and summer institutes.

Humboldt Fellowship for Postdocs

Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate in the last four years.