Fellowship Opportunities

This page lists fellowships for the current academic year. Please see the PhD Fellowships Calendar for upcoming deadline announcements.
NameDeadlineDetails
Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 20172016-12-12

[Dec 12, 2016]

Nomination Process:

Students may apply directly via the provided URL.

Application package must include:

  1. A 3-page innovation proposal summarizing the innovative idea
  2. Letter from one or more faculty recommending the innovation
  3. CV of student team members
Eligibility:

The fellowship is open only to PhD students in the Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and related departments at selected institutions (CMU included as participating institution), who will apply for the fellowship with an innovation proposal.  Open only to teams of two PhD students.

Benefits:

Qualcomm will be awarding fellowships of $100,000 to teams of two students each.


Research at Facebook Emerging Scholar Program2017-02-28

[Feb 28, 2017]

Nomination Process:

Students may apply directly via the provided URL.

Application package must include:

  • Research Statement: 1-2 page research summary
  • Resume or CV with email, phone and mailing address, along with applicable coursework noted
  • Two letters of recommendation (Please provide reference email addresses): Advisor and one Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)
Eligibility:

Open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.  Please reference program website for more details.

Benefits:
  • Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years
  • $37,000 annual stipend
  • Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds

NDSEG Fellowship for STEM Students 20172016-12-09

[Dec 9, 2016]

Application deadline is December 9, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Nomination Process:

Students may apply directly via the provided URL.

Eligibility:

For graduate students who are US Citizens or nationals in the first 3 years of their graduate programs.  Students can start applying to the program as early as their undergraduate senior year and as late as the start of their third year of overall graduate study.

Benefits:
  • 36 months of full tuition and mandatory fee coverage at any accredited U.S. institution
  • $1,000 medical health insurance allowance per each year of the three-year program tenure
  • $102,000.00 in stipend payments over three years

For further information, contact

Nathan Snizaski
(412)-268-3200
nsnizask@andrew.cmu.edu