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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 Scinece 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. 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: job postings on this site have not been vetted by the School of Engineering.

If you would like to receive announcements of job opportunities that are sent directly to the dean's office, join the engrjobs listserve. See http://engineering.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=3043 for a list of the groups and for links to sign up.

2014 REA Student Grant Program
The REA Student Project Grant program is structured to provide financial support to engineering related student-led projects/activities/initiatives which are not supported by traditional academic funding sources and which are not directly related to class work. The REA will award between $2,500 and $4,000 in grants during the Spring Grant Cycle. Deadline to apply: March 14.

REA Scholarships

Rice Engineering Alumni Scholarships


White House OSTP Internships
Upaid internships are available for qualified candidates for the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Students may be undergradutes or graduate students.

2014 Paid Summer Research at USC
An information webinar about this paid summer experience will be held on January 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Interested students are encouraged to register here. In addition to the research stipend, funding is available for housing and travel.

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.

Funded Research Programs for Undergraduates
Websites offer comprehensive listings of opportunities, as well as instructions on how to apply

U.S. Air Force Scholarships

The United States Air Force encourages juniors and seniors majoring in computer science and computer and electrical engineering to apply for scholarships.