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Here you can find scholarships of varied scope and financial coverage. PSU students can find additional information regarding scholarships and financial aid on the Portland State University financial aid site. PSU Graduate Students can find funding information on the Office of Graduate Studies page.
Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students meeting certain criteria. Awarded scholars will complete a 10-week internship at a NASA Center or NASA Headquarters.
Application deadline: March 1, 2014
For more information or to apply, visit: https://intern.nasa.gov
Ph.D. program applicants are sought for Fall of 2014 at Tennessee Tech College of Engineering. Up to 15 fully funded fellowships are available.
Fellowship funding is for at least three years in the following research areas:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
More information: http://www.tntech.edu/graduatestudies/home/
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.
Stipends and Allowances:
Awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows. Approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation, and 24 postdoctoral fellowships are sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies.
Application Deadline Dates:
Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website at: http://nationalacademies.org/ford .
Anchor QEA, a nationwide environmental science and engineering consulting firm, is now accepting applications for our 2013 scholarships. As a leader in our field, Anchor QEA is committed to supporting students pursuing careers in aquatic-based remediation, waterfront development, natural resources, environmental planning, engineering, habitat restoration, and contaminated sediment management – our areas of expertise. Over the past 13 years, our firm has awarded more than $90,000 to 101 students at 45 different universities. Candidates for the scholarship are graduate students majoring in fields with an aquatic or waterfront emphasis, including the following:
Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 and are based on many factors, including need, academic focus and achievement, activities and community service, and related work experience.
Applications are due November 18, 2013. Additional information and application forms are available at www.anchorqea.com .
The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend.
The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among participating schools.
Option 1 – Five Year Hertz
Option 2 – Five-Year Coordinated
Other Fellowship Period – Up to Three Years
Application Deadline is November 1, 2013. Apply online at www.hertzfoundation.org
WTS is an international organization of over 5,000 transportation professionals who are committed to career and industry excellence. While WTS has both male and female members, our primary mission is advancing women in transportation. To encourage women who are pursuing careers in transportation, WTS Portland Chapter and WTS International offer scholarships.
The Portland Chapter’s high school, undergraduate, and graduate awards valued between $1,000 and $5,700 will be presented at the Winter Event in December. Winners are often eligible for WTS International scholarships of $10,000 at the graduate level and $5,000 at the undergraduate level. The 2013 WTS Portland Chapter scholarship application and information are available on our website (link). Applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to be considered.
This $2,000 scholarship is offered by the Oregon Section of ITE and the Bill Kloos Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to students pursuing degrees in transportation engineering or other related fields. It is named after William C. Kloos, who was the Signals and Street Light Manager at the City of Portland for 25 years. Bill was a talented leader, innovative problem solver and mentor to many throughout his career. One of Bill’s unique talents was public speaking and presenting technical information to a wide range of audiences. This scholarship was developed in order to promote the innovative thinking and communication skills of the future transportation professionals.
Candidates will be evaluated based on a scholarship “Application” in the form of an essay, presentation/poster, Powerpoint presentation, or video that focuses on transportation/traffic engineering. Format of Application shall be at the discretion of candidate. The intent of the scholarship application is to encourage students to think outside the box and showcase their communications skills. Therefore, the format and content of the “Application” is up to the applicant. The following criteria will be used in judging the applications:
Applications (essay/poster/presentation/video) will be judged via electronic media or in person. The topic and type of presentation shall be determined by the applicant. Winner will be invited to present at the William C. Kloos Traffic Bowl on November 21, 2013.
To apply for the Oregon ITE Scholarship, the student candidate must submit the following no later than November 8, 2013:
Application forms and further information are available at www.oregonite.org
About Skanska (www.usa.skanska.com) A leading construction firm, Skanska has been a fixture in Oregon since 1972. Locally, Skanska is known for safety, quality work and for being one of the leading business voices for progressive green standards. Builders of PSU’s Academic & Student Recreation Center, Skanska works on large and small projects throughout Oregon.
Skanska Scholarship Package Includes:
Scholarship | $3,000
Summer internship | Summer 2014
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The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 – $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
Detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website (link).
There are four annual review cycles.
Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
Scholarship Selection Criteria for 2013-14
Coral Sales Company of Portland, Oregon is pleased to offer two scholarships for the 2013-14 school year of $1,000.00 each to outstanding individuals, one male and one female, pursuing Civil Engineering studies studies in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE Department) at PSU. The criteria for these scholarships are as follows:
To apply, contact ceedept-at-cecs.pdx.edu for the application form. Applications are due to the CEE Department no later than 5 pm on October 7th.
Through its Industry Advancement Fund offers scholarships to worthy civil engineering (geo-structural) students. The Fund will provide a number of $3,000 grants-in-aid to students completing their senior year in 2015 and going on to graduate study and students currently enrolled in graduate study: full-time and part-time. Contact the CEE Department for the application, at ceedept-at-cecs.pdx.edu.
Applications must be filed no later than February 10, 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to the ADSC Annual Meeting in 2015, as our guests to receive their scholarship and be introduced to our membership.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study that is in a field within NSF’s mission and leads to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree.
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