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 Scinece and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. You will find information for those programs as it is posted on the relevant websites. To give you an idea of what's available until then, visit this page.
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.
Naval Research Enterprise Internships
The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) is a ten -week paid summer research internship opportunity. provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Dual citizens may be accepted ONLY at Naval Research Laboratories. Applicants must be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate student to apply. The deadline for applying is January 6, 2014.
Valeo Innovation Challenge
Student teams are invited to enter this contest, with a top prize of €100,000. Submissions are due on February 14, 2014.
National Research Council Associateship Programs
The National Research Council of the National Academies announces opportunities for Ph.D., Sc.D. or M.D. scientists and engineers to be awarded on a competitive basis in 2014.
SMART Scholars Scholarship for Service Program
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
2014 Air Force Research Laboratory Internships
Multiple paid internship opportunities are available with the Air Force Research Laboratory.
French Office of Science and Technology Scholarships
The French Office for Science and Technology is offering two scholarship and research opportunities to Ph.D.-level students. The scholarship provides for funding to attend a two-day seminar on chemical analysis at the nanoscale. The Chateaubriand Fellowship offers funding for a four- to nine-month stay researching in a French laboratory.
American Public Power Association Scholarships
The American Public Power Association (APPA) offers a number of scholarships and awards for undergraduate students through its Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments Program (DEEP).
2013 NSF Summer Institutes
The 2013 East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes Program for Graduate Students
provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering and education with the opportunity to conduct research in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan, as well as a stipend and living expenses.
BP Computer Science Positions
BP is looking for computer science and computer engineering candidates. Undergraduate and professional master's students are invited to apply.
Funded Research Programs for Graduates
Two websites offer comprehensive listings of opportunities, as well as instructions on how to apply.
NRC Research Awards
The National Academies National Research council is accepting applications for its postdoctoral, graduate and senior research awards. These competitive awards are available for scientists and engineers to conduct independent research in federal laboratories and affiliated institution.
Recurring Fellowship Award Programs
Dates announced for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program and The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program
NRC Research Associateship Programs
The NRC administers graduate, postdoctoral and senior research awards on behalf of 26 U.S. government research agencies and affiliated institutions. Awards are available for scientists and engineers at all stages of their careers.
ASEE Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship Program, which will place 50 recent Ph.D. recipients in designated active Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) participating companies.
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.