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Hertz Foundation Fellowship


Application period: September to October

Eligibility requirements:

  • Seniors, first-year graduate students
  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents
  • Moral commitment 
  • Pursuit of a Ph.D. degree in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences at a participating university

Award summary: Each October, the Hertz Foundation selects about 140 students of exceptional creativity from more than 750 applicants. Almost all candidates are either seniors or first-year graduate students with plans for graduate study in the physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering. The Hertz award, merit-based, consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Hertz Fellows have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice of participating school. Hertz also provides mentorship and counsel through a lifelong community of peers.

Application process: Hertz Foundation website leading to an Embark online application system

Application requirements:

  • Online application form
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendations (4)
  • GRE scores
  • Unofficial transcripts

Faculty representative: Director for Fellowships and Grants

Contact: http://hertzfoundation.org/about/contact/

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