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.
American Public Power Association Scholarships
The American Public Power Association issues multiple scholarships, internships and research grants for full-time students intersted in energy careers. Funding ranges from $2,000 - $4,000
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 15, 2015 and OCTOBER 15, 2015
2016 Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships
Students who are applying to a PhD program or are enrolled in the first year of one are invited to apply for this fellowship, which offers full tuition for up to five years and a stipend of $32,000 per year.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 30, 2015
COMPETITION ALERT: NASA Engineering Design
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to participate in the exciting 2016 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Engineering Design Competition. Selected teams will receive a $6,000 stipend to assist in their participation and to defray costs of attending the RASC-AL Forum, held in Cocoa Beach, Florida in June 2016.
NOTICE OF INTENT DEADLINE: November 9, 2015
Help in preparing NSFGRFP proposals
The Office of the Dean of Graduate
Studies and the Office of Proposal Development wish to ensure that Rice students have the best
opportunity to succeed in their grant endeavors. The university is offering professional services to assist with all aspects of proposal writing.
University editors will assist students with interpreting the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program guidelines,
brainstorming, proof reading, and intensive high level editing.
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.
Funded Research Programs for Graduates
Two websites offer comprehensive listings of opportunities, as well as instructions on how to apply.
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.