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Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award In USA, 2016-2017

The Hertz Foundation is offering graduate fellowship award to support graduate students working towards the PhD degree at one of the foundation’s currently participating schools. The graduate fellowship award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The Five-Year Hertz Fellowship award (Option 1) is renewable for up to 5 years, the Five-Year Hertz Coordinated (Option 2) is awarded for two years. Other fellowship is awarded up to three years. The application deadline is 30th October, 2015.

Study Subject(s): It is up to each fellowship applicant to advocate to his or her specific field of interest as an “applied physical science”: Aeronautics/Astronautics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth and Geo Sciences, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science and Quantitative Biology and Bio-Engineering.

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Course Level: The Foundation supports graduate students working towards the PhD degree at one of the Foundation’s currently participating schools. The Foundation does not support study in pursuit of the MD degree or work in descriptive biology, although it may support the PhD portion of a joint M.D /PhD study program.
Scholarship Provider: The Hertz Foundation
Award can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:
-Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical,biological and engineering sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see our Moral Commitment section).
-College seniors wishing to pursue the PhD degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so, may apply. We generally do not award fellowships to students who are already beyond their first year of graduate study except in cases of “exceptional leverage.” Such awards are very rare—only three have been made in the past 10 years.

Open for International Students: Citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America can apply for Hertz Fellowships.

Description:  hertz graduate fellowshipThe Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among participating schools.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Five-Year Hertz Fellowship award (Option 1) is renewable for up to 5 years, The Five-Year Hertz Coordinated (Option 2) is awarded for two years. Other fellowship is awarded up to three years.

What does it cover? Fellowship consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Successful applicants have the choice of two Fellowship options:
-Option 1 – Five Year Hertz
$32,000/ 9-month personal stipend; Full tuition equivalent
Renewable for up to 5 years
Option 2 – Five-Year Coordinated
Hertz Period – Two Years
$38,000/ 9-month personal stipend; Full tuition equivalent
Other Fellowship Period – Up to Three Years
$6,000/ year supplemental stipend from Hertz; Requires Awardee to accept a 3-year Fellowship from another source

Selection Criteria: The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend.

Notification: All Fellowship applicants will be notified by mail of the Foundation’s action on their application on April 4, 2016.

How to Apply: To apply for the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, please go to the Electronic Application.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 October, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application