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Scholarships, careers, and opportunities for MEP students. Links to more scholarship listings for continuing students, department scholarships, and external scholarships here: https://grainger.illinois.edu/admissions/costs/undergraduate.
Fellowships

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  • ORISE Participant/Alumni Panel Discussion

    Date and Time:  Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

    The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) invites you to join them for an ORISE Participant/Alumni Panel on June 28th to learn more about the ORISE internship and fellowship experience.  A panel consisting of current and former ORISE participants will discuss how their participation in ORISE better prepared them for their careers.

    You can register for the Webinar at this link: 

    https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_u7bBIqpORfC-jgMlPInsiw

    If you have any questions or trouble registering, contact ORISE at:

    ExperienceORISE@orau.org.

  • 2022 Data Analyst & Statistics Fellowships with NSF

    Application Deadline:  June 30, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time Zone

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering Fellowships in the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) Research Ambassadors Program in Alexandria, VA (Washington D.C. area).  Appointments may result in a virtual placement due to COVID-19 impacts. Fellowships are for one year and may be extended based upon project needs and funding availability for up to 5 years.

    Activities on assigned research or technical projects may include:

    • Interpreting data and analyzing results using appropriate methods, techniques, and visualizations
    • Practice identifying, analyzing, interpreting, and visualizing trends and patterns in complex data sets
    • Gaining knowledge of state-of-the-art statistical, analytical, and visualization methods and techniques through reading, meetings with federal and non-federal researchers and analysts, and participation in professional meetings

    Qualifications

    Opportunities with NCSES are open to students, recent graduates, and faculty as well as applicants with technical or research post-degree experience in a field related to the NCSES mission.

    To qualify for this opportunity you must:

    • Be 18 years of age or older at time of application.
    • Be currently pursuing or have received an Associate's degree, Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree, or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university.

    U.S. citizenship is not required for participation in the program. However, depending on the research project, U.S. citizenship or permanent residence may be required. 

    You may apply at this link: 

    https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-2022-0003

  • Amazon MS Fellowship at Columbia Engineering

    The Amazon MS Fellowship at Columbia Engineering is designed to increase the participation of students from underrepresented groups in graduate area in STEM disciplines. 

    The Amazon MS Fellowship includes:

    Full tuition and fees for completing the MS degree program requirements

    chance to participate in an internship at Amazon during academic semesters and the summer

    Supervision from industry professionals and a chance to be considered for career opportunities at Amazon after completing MS studies

     

    More information on our programs can be found on the Columbia Engineering Admission website.

    Please note in particular our Applications Deadlines.

  • Uber Career Prep Fellows Program

    This year-long program will consist of five virtual workshops.
    * Enrolled in a 4-year institution or community college transfer to begin at 4-year by Fall 2021
    * Major in CS or closely related field
    * Passion and drive to be successful in the tech industry
    Deadline: Februrary 11, 2021

  • Software Engineering Fellowship

     Sof organizes a competitive fellowship that gives students the opportunity to work with software developers on open source geospatial projects during the summer. The fellowship runs for 12 weeks, June - August, and fellows will receive a $6,000 stipend.  Detailed information about this program and the application can be found here. The deadline for the application is March 15th, 2019.

  • 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

    Exxon Mobil Corporation has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields for Hispanic college students. ExxonMobil is seeking to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science. There exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship. The 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 12, 2019, @11:59 p.m

    If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use "ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship" in the subject line.

  • Five-Year Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

    *Full tuition equivalent for up to five years
    *$34,000 stipend per academic year 
    *Must be U.S. citizen eager to make a positive impact in the STEM field
    *Deadline: October 24

    Application | More info

  • ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship- Hispanic Heritage Foundation

    Participate in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program, receive a $1,000 educational grant, and gain career opportunities!
    *MechSE,ChemE, Civil, ECE, ISE, MatSE
    *3.5 Minimum GPA 
    *Deadline: April 20, 2018

  • ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

    ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded International oil & gas companies, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowships in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

    Selected students will be exposed to a top quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with one of ExxonMobil engineers/scientists to learn how their knowledge is applied in a corporate setting.

    Fellowship Components

    The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to the organization and company career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

    Fellowship Requirements

    This opportunity is highly competitive and open to sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students attending a 4-year college or university.
    - Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:
    - Mechanical Engineering
    - Chemical Engineering
    - Civil Engineering
    - Electrical Engineering

    Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Computer Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Industrial Engineering, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Materials Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Physics

    Other Requirements:
    - Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above
    - Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
    - Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). 

    For the 2017 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship.

    This opportunity available through the LOFT program are for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company's website directly. If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use "ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship" in the subject line. The 2017 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 11, 2017, @11:59 p.m.

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Are you interested in a paid Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Computational Nanotechnology at Purdue University? Apply today! Apply by March 10, 2016

  • CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program

    Gain professional experience in public policy arenas in Washington, D.C. Learn more and apply by February 5, 2016

  • The ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

    Participate in this mentoring program and earn a $1,000 educational grant Application deadline: April 15

  • Berkeley Edge Conference 2014

    Explore graduate school opportunities at the University of California, Berkeley. Deadline: September 26

  • Graduate Assistantship- BioE, ECE, MECHSE

    Program supported by:  NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeships (IGERT) and Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Education Program (IGEP)

    Seeking applications from prospective students with bachelor's or master's degrees in engineering or biology (or closely related fields) motivated to conduct research, think, collaborate, and solve problems at the intersection of the engineering and biological sciences.

    Trainees will study the dynamic processes that move material, momentum, and energy within, around, through, and between biological systems, from single molecules to the environment.

    Discovery, analysis, and solution of critical issues in biological transport require truly interdisciplinary researchers who are educated in both engineering and biology, who merge these perspectives, and who can communicate effectively with fellow researchers, policy makers, and the public. 

    Trainees receive:
    * $30,000 stipend
    * Full tuition, fees & health insurance(more details inside)