Engineering Fellowship Program FAQ: Criteria

1:   What is the amount of a fellowship award?

2:   What selection criteria are used to award fellowships?

3:   What is an “F” score?


1:   What is the amount of a fellowship award?

A:  Multi-year fellowship offers are currently set at $9,000 per year.  One-year fellowship offers usually range from $1,000 up to $3,000.

2:   What selection criteria are used to award fellowships?

A:  In addition to citizenship status, a student’s current GPA (either upper division BS or current MS) and the GRE scores are very important in the consideration process.  A student’s clearly defined intent to pursue a PhD is also considered for multi-year and some one-year fellowships.  Other factors can include, but are not limited to, prior research experience, awards or current funding in the form of national fellowships or grants.  Fellowships from the School are merit-based.

3:   What is an “F” score?

A:  The formula is used to calculate the F score uses the student’s GPA (upper division BS or current MS) and the GRE scores.  This score is taken into consideration when award decisions are made.