Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship

USU's prestigious fellowship provides four years of funding.  Visit the PDRF webpage for more info.

Utah Space Grant Consortium USU Fellowship

Up to $15,000 award.  Must be US citizen to be eligible.

2015 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships

NASA is seeking applications from current and prospective graduate students for its Space Technology Research Fellowships. The fellowships will sponsor U.S. graduate student researchers who show significant potential to contribute to NASA's strategic goals and mission in the area of space technology. Fellows will perform innovative research while building the skills necessary to become future technological leaders. The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 13, 2014.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Nuclear Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program

Application Procedure / Requirements

Submit the following directly to Dr. Heng Ban:

    • Cover letter and curriculum vitae, including GRE scores (minimum 640) and GPA (minimum 3.3) for the last 60 semester credits
    • Two-page essay outlining accomplishments, research interests (including a potential USU faculty advisor), and nuclear science and engineering career aspirations
    • Statement of financial need (if applicable)
    Dr. Heng Ban
    Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    4130 Old Main Hill
    Logan, UT 84321
    • Fellowship application deadlines coincide with the corresponding semesters’ grad school deadlines.
    • Fellowship questions: email heng.ban@usu.edu
    USU Graduate School:
    • Submit transcripts and GRE scores to apply at rgs.usu.edu/gradguide/htm/apply. (While International Students are encouraged to apply for graduate studies, the NRC Fellowship is available to US citizens/permanent residents only.)
    • The department requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required for the last 60 semester credits earned. Upon completion of the online graduate studies application and payment of the application fee, letters of recommendation will be requested by email from the faculty you list on the application.

For complete information, click here.

ASEE Graduate Fellowships

ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) lists various graduate fellowship opportunities.  

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

Awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of fifteen disciplines, which includes Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program

Two fellowships: Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF) and Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF). These programs provides excellent financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high energy density physics, properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydronamics, or nuclear science.