ODGE Fellowships for US and International Students at MIT, 2017

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT is pleased to offer ODGE Fellowships to US and international students. The Office of the Dean for Graduate Education administers a number of these endowed fellowships through an annual competition in March.

The ODGE supports and serves individual graduate students, programs, and schools in order to make graduate education at MIT empowering, exciting, holistic, and transformative.

The ODGE comprises the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education, the International Students Office, and the Graduate Student Council; together, they foster academic excellence and quality of life for MIT’s community of graduate students.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing graduate programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are offered in multiple subjects (the ODGE accepts only one nomination per department).

Scholarship Award: Fellowship includes tuition, student health insurance and standard stipend. (Please note that fellowship stipend amounts for 2017-2018 may change once Institute RA/TA stipends have been set for FY2018).

Scholarship can be taken in USA

William Asbjornsen Albert Memorial Fellowship: Any graduate student conducting research in any phase of modern science and engineering.
Eli and Dorothy Berman Fund Fellowship (not active FY18): First preference is given to Israeli graduate students, graduates of the Technion in Israel or students doing research with MIT profressors affiliated with Technion.
Collamore-Rogers Fellowship: Women graduate students
Endowed Fellowships of the Arab Republic of Egypt: For citizens of the Arab Republic of Egypt with demonstrated excellence in their chosen field, with engineering and economics preferred, and then the sciences. Nominees must have a commitment to public service and the advancement of Egyptian society, and have a stated interest in working for the betterment of the people of Egypt after graduation.
Ida M. Green Fellowship: Nominees must be entering women graduate students
John S. Hennessy Fellowship: Any graduate student pursuing environmental studies
T.S. Lin Fellowship: Graduate students from the Tatung Institute, or a student from the Republic of China recommended by the Tatung Institute
Wellington and Irene Loh Fund Fellowship: Support for Graduate students of Chinese ancestry.
John A. Lyons Fellowship (new): Preference is given to students that fit one or more of the following criteria: 1. The student is a recent graduate of Boston College; 2. The student was born in a city or town all or part of which is within a twenty-mile radius of the State House in Boston, Massachusetts.
Robert Newman Memorial Fellowship : Any graduate student in the field of architecture
Donald O’Brien Fellowship: A graduate student who is a graduate of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.
Henry C. (1926) and Frances Keany Rickard Fund Fellowship (not active FY17): For a graduate student in the life sciences, or for a student in any field who received undergraduate scholarship assistance from the EDWARD M. RICKARD FUND at MIT. Additionally, preference will be given to graduates of the Haverhill High School of Haverhill, MA; however, this is not a requirement for eligibility.
Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo Fellowship (new): Support for first year graduate students from Columbia in the Schools of Science, Engineering or Architecture and Planning. Students must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo. The students selected by ODGE’s internal competition will be provided a separate application for their financial information that will be sent to the foundation for verification.
Chyn Duog Shiah Memorial Fellowship: Support for a graduate student of Chinese ancestry, with some preference to students majoring in chemical engineering
Luis Francisco Verges Fellowship (not active FY18): Any graduate student conducting work in the field of the sugar industry
George and Marie Vergottis Fellowship: Any graduate student of Greek nationality
Whitaker Health Sciences Fund Fellowship: A doctoral student in the life sciences or bioengineering, devoting more than 50 percent time to thesis research
Hugh Hampton Young Memorial Fund Fellowship: Nominees are recommended to the Hugh Hampton Young Memorial Fund Council for final selection. Candidates must have completed at least three years of undergraduate education. Candidates must have spent at least one year enrolled at MIT (either as a graduate or undergraduate student).
Zakhartchenko Fellowship: Graduate students with preference to those interested in or performing research in one of the following areas: Time as a basic energy of the universe; Unconventional aircraft, flight theories and transportation methods; and Hypersonic flight.

Nationality: US citizens, permanent residents and internationals may apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: To be admitted as a regular graduate student, an applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college, university, or technical school of acceptable standing.

Test Requirement: Most MIT departments require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test and an appropriate Subject Test. Please check the departmental listings for information on the department to which you intend to apply.

English Language Requirements: Only official GRE, TOEFL or IELTS score reports are accepted. The MIT reporting code is 3514. Test of English as a Foreign Language Students whose native language is not English may take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 577 (233 for computer-based; 90 for internet-based) is required for visa certification.

Scholarships for International Students in USA

How to Apply: The Office of the Dean for Graduate Education administers a number of these endowed fellowships through an annual competition in March. All nominations (both for new awards and for renewal requests) must be submitted by the departmental graduate office on behalf of the student. Students who qualify for one of the fellowships should contact their graduate administrator in order to be considered for nomination.

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Application Deadline: The deadline for application is March 7, 2017.

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