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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.
DCI Engineers and HDG Design Group in Spokane are partnering to sponsor a European Travel Scholarship for Summer of 2014. The scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th year or graduate level of study at an accredited architectural, structural engineering or interior design school in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. One student will be selected from a 30-60 minute video they submit to DCI and HDG. The winner of the travel scholarship will travel to four European cities and will contribute daily photos and journal to our DCI Blog.
This is an exciting and unique marketing program. The goals of this contest are:
Scholarship covers airfare from originating city to Rome, returning to the US from Paris. Travel between cities and all hotel accommodations ($6000 value). Meals and all other expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. Once chosen, the winner must proide all required documentation listed above. For complete list of contest rules and an entry form, visit: www.dci-engineers.com
To enter: create a 30-60 second video illustrating why you’re the perfect candidate to receive this scholarship. Include entry form and video, submit by April 15, 2014. Be creative in your execution. Show your passion, personality, and portfolio. Email entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winner will be selected by May 15, 2014.
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 $45,000 – $80,000 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, are available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs website.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)- Salem, OR Chapter 198 announces their 2014 scholarships in the amount of $1000.
Applications with official transcripts must be turned in no later than April 1, 2014. Download the application form here: sceonline.org. Finalists will be notified by May 1, 2014.
For more information, contact Kay Evans at email@example.com
Scholarships of up to $10,000 will be awarded for the 2014/2015 school year. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2014/2015 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams. Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2015 will be eligible for the 2014 scholarship.
Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.
Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2014. Additional information is included in the application form. Applications are due March 31st, 2014.
The National Park Transportation Scholars Program gives transportation specialists a unique opportunity for career development and public service. The Scholars Program places transportation professionals, as well as master’s and doctoral candidates in the fields of transportation, engineering, and planning, in National Parks across the country to assist Park Service staff in developing transportation solutions that preserve valuable resources and enhance the visitor experience. Assignments begin in late June and last 12 months. Each scholar will receive a stipend of $50,000 for the 12-month assignment. Park projects involve transportation planning and analysis, coordination with local communities, environmental and traffic studies, and other transportation-related tasks.
U.S. Citizens with substantial knowledge and expertise in transportation planning or a related area are eligible to apply to become a National Park Transportation Scholar. The program is open to graduate students and transportation professionals who are 1-3 years post graduation.
2014 Scholar Assignments:
(Detailed descriptions provided at www.enotrans.org)
Natchez Trace Parkway – 12 months
Devils Tower National Monument – 12 months
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area – 12 months
Applicants are required to submit packets consisting of:
Completed application packets must be received by 5:00 EST on February 28, 2014.
For more information, please visit: www.enotrans.org
The U.S.Department of Energy has awarded a $1 million grant to the Hydro Research Foundation. Research awards will begin as early as June 2014 and will continue for 1-2 years. These awards may include a living stipend, a tuition allowance, an allowance for university provided health insurance, attendance for the student and their advisor at the annual Research Roundtable and a $2000 honorarium and to the researcher’s advisor. Preference will be given to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students.
The program is funded by the Department of Energy and is managed by The Hydro Research Foundation. The Hydro Research Foundations intends to award 8-10 fellowships funded by the Department of Energy and industry partners. The awards will be funded beginning June 2014.
Benefits include the following:
Once an applicant has been selected for the program, proof of acceptance into a graduate program and official transcripts will be required in order to receive funding. Applicants must also sign and return the Agreement forms that indicate acceptance of terms for the program.
Throughout the research, researcher must remain full-time students at a U.S. University. During the course of the Research Awards Program, the student must demonstrate progress towards finishing their degree and remain in good standing with their University.
Each Fellow is committed to conducting independent research projects in conjunction with the thesis/dissertation required for their graduate degree.
Each selected researcher will be required to participate at the annual Hydro Research Roundtable Conference over the next two-to-three years. The next conference is in Nashville, TN July 20-25th, 2014. The Hydro Research Foundation will cover travel expenses to the round table.
Students will be required to commit the research time as outlined in the proposal to the program and provide quarterly updates on research progress and maintain satisfactory academic performance. The quarterly reports will be verified and signed by the Researcher’s research advisor. The Foundation expects that research will be complete and published within one year.
Each Fellow may have the opportunity to work with an industry partner as an intern. Depending on the research and location of the University, there are different opportunities available. This is to be worked out with the student and academic advisor prior to final award of the Research Award. These internships may result in employment for the Fellow. Internship opportunities that may be available to Fellows are with Knight Piésold Consulting, US Army Corps of Engineers, Hydroelectric Design Center, US Bureau of Reclamation, Chelan County PUD, and Weir American Hydro.
All application materials must be received by March 5, 2014.
For more information, please visit: www.hydrofoundation.org
Students in relevant degree programs, including PNWS members and their families are encouraged to apply for the 2014 AWWA Scholarships. Relevant fields of study include engineering, water resources, water or environmental technology, public administration, and environmental health. Students must be engaged in community college work, the second year or above of undergraduate work, or graduate work leading to a degree in a relevant field.
Selection criteria include:
For more information, please visit pnws-awwa.org. Scholarship application can be downloaded here [link]. Awards are made in the late spring prior to the Section Annual Conference. Funds are distributed to the financial aid office of the student’s educational institution in early summer for use during the subsequent academic year. If you have questions, please contact Dave Leland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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