Fellowships

Godown Family Graduate Fellowship: Fall 2021

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

Qualifications

  • Must be an 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
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Students planning to conduct research in an area that is considered a disruptive technology are encouraged to apply

Application

  • Graduate Directors or faculty may submit to their Department Head a written request to consider an applicant. Include a copy of the student’s bachelor or highest degree transcript, GPA, GRE scores if available.
  • Department Heads should submit requests for Godown Fellowship consideration to Frank Gerner with the above listed

Award

This award is a two-year commitment of full tuition and $34K per year • CEAS will cover full tuition (including $3,027) for two years.

  • The Godown Family Fellowship will cover $15k each year for two years; $19K will come from research grants or departmental funds.
  • Additional two years of funding may be available through Rindsberg for students that continue to PhD.

IDP

All Godown students must have an annual IDP completed and submitted each year on September 15th.

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 PhD 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
  • Student has 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. Include a copy of the student's bachelor or highest degree transcript, GPA, GRE scores if available.
  • 2. 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 $34K per year

  • CEAS will cover full tuition (including $3,027) for each of the four years.
  • First year, $24K comes from Rindsberg Fellowship, $10K from research grants or departmental funds.
  • Years 2-4, $4K comes from Rindsberg Fellowship, $30K from research grants or departmental funds.

IDP

All Rindsberg students must have an annual IDP completed and submitted each year by September 15th.