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Opportunities

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Other 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.

Juniors planning on attending graduate school should not wait until their senior year to investigate these programs, as there are things you can be doing as a junior to make your application as a senior more likely to be successful.

Aftercollege.com lists job openings for graduates by disciplines.You are required to register with aftercollege.com, but there is no charge for registration. Note: job postings on this site have not been vetted by the School of Engineering.


Internship Opportunity: BASF

Three-month contract internship available with BASF in Freeport, Texas. Pay scale $23.20 - $23.50/hr.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MAY 31, 2016


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


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. Opportunities and placements include paid summer internships, portable scholarships and research experiences.

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

Technical Degree Sponsorship Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Air Force, the Technical Degree Sponsorship Program (TDSP) is open to juniors and seniors majoring in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. The sponsorship allows students to earn money while in school and attend Officer Training upon graduation.