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Mar 01, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 01, 2013
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Apr 01, 2013
May 01, 2013
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The EISENHOWER GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (provides funding for the pursuit of Masters or Doctorate Degrees in transportation related discipline. The program objectives are: 1) to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation, 2) to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees, and, 3) to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States. The Program is intended to bring innovation and enhance the breadth and scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States. The Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation.
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Highway Training and Education
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Applicants of the Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Recipients must:
•Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. Institution;
•Be enrolled in an accredited U.S. Institution of higher education
•Be pursuing a degree in a full-time program in a transportation-related discipline
•Have at least one full academic year remaining in program of study;
•Conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines; and
•Plan to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education.
Non-U.S. citizens must attach a valid copy of their I-20 or I-551 ID issued by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (CIS).
DOT Federal Highway Administration
The anticipated stipends for the Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship are based on academic level and are as follows:
• Master's Level - $1,700/mo.
• Doctoral Level - $2,000/mo.
Actual Stipend level may vary based upon available funding. Stipends are capped at $1,700 for Masters students and $2,000 a month for Doctoral students from Eisenhower funding. Additional stipend amounts may be added by the University or other sources.
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