Fellowships

The College of Engineering and Applied Science offers graduate students like you fellowships as your pursue your engineering career. If you have questions, please email the graduate admisisons office: engrgrad@ucmail.uc.edu


Godown Family Graduate Fellowship: Fall 2022

The Mission: To encourage and support students to pursue an engineering graduate education. Preference to US Citizens or US permanent residents.

Qualifications

  • Must be a MS applicant with potential plans to continue to PhD
  • GPA 3.80+ (preferred), applicants may be considered with a 3.5+
  • New to CEAS Graduate Program
  • The student has a financial need
  • Students planning to conduct research in an area that is considered a disruptive technology are encouraged to apply. Students are encouraged to explain how the technology will be disruptive.

Application

  • Graduate Directors or faculty may submit to their Department Head a written request toconsider an applicant for the Godown Family Graduate Fellowship. An application packageshould include:
    • Two letters of recommendation, one must be from the faculty requesting theFellowship and should include that the students has a financial need.
    • A copy of the student’s bachelor or highest degree transcript
    • Statement of purpose
    • Student application letter (provide specific evidence that there is a financial need)
    • GPA
    • GRE scores if available.
  • Department Heads should submit requests for Godown Fellowship consideration to Frank Gernerwith the above listed documentation and a Godown support guarantee letter for four years of funding,as shown below.

Award

This award is a 2-year commitment of full tuition and $35K per year

  • CEAS will cover full tuition (including $3,027) for two years
  • The Godown Family Fellowship will cover $10k each year for two years; $25K will come fromresearch grants or departmental funds each year for two years
  • Additional two years of funding may be available through Rindsberg for students thatcontinue to Ph.D.

Jacob D. and Lillian Rindsberg Memorial Fund: Fall 2021

The Jacob D. and Lillian Rindsberg Memorial Fund was established in 1999 by the late Sid Rindsberg in honor of his parents, who were both educators. Sid Rindsberg (ENG '43) was a charter member of the College of Engineering's Baldwin Society and the UC Foundation's Herman Schneider Legacy Society. The Fund was set up to provide fellowships to engineering students who desire to become educators. The purpose of this program is to recruit highly qualified US citizens showing interest in academic careers. Below are the qualifications that will be used to determine fellowship recipients.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Ph.D. applicant or MS applicant with plans to continue to a PhD
  • GPA 3.80+ (preferred), applicants may be considered with a 3.5+
  • New to CEAS Graduate Program
  • The student has a possible interest in pursuing an academic career

Application

  • Graduate Directors or faculty may submit to their Department Head a written request to consider an applicant. An application package should include, • Two letters of recommendation, one must be from the faculty requesting the Fellowship and should include that the student demonstrates interest in pursuing an academic career.
    • A copy of the student's bachelor or highest degree transcript
    • Statement of purpose
    • Student application letter (should include that the student has a possible interest in pursuing an academic career)
    • GPA
    • GRE scores if available
  • Department Heads should submit requests for Rindsberg Fellowship consideration to Frank M. Gerner with the above listed documentation and a Rindsberg support guarantee letter for four years of funding, as shown below.

Awards

This award is a four-year commitment of full tuition and $35K per year

  • CEAS will cover full tuition (including $3,027 per academic semester) for the four years.
  • Years 1-4, $10K comes from Rindsberg Fellowship, $25K from research grants or departmental funds each year for four years.