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Dwight D. Eisenhower Fellowship Program

Date posted: 03/07/2013

Award: Anticipated stipends for the Fellowship are based on academic level as follows: Master's - $1,700/mo.; Doctoral - $2,000/mo. Actual Stipend level may vary based upon available funding.

Field: Masters or Doctorate Degrees in transportation related discipline.

Eligibility: see notes below

Contact Information:

Name: Henry C. Murdaugh, DTS-TP-20
Phone: (703) 235-0538
Address: U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Office of Technical Services 1310 North Courthouse Road, Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22201
E-mail: Henry.Murdaugh@dot.gov
Web site: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpp/ddetfp.htm#FellowshipsApp

Additional information:

The EISENHOWER GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (provides funding for the pursuit of Masters or Doctorate Degrees in transportation related discipline. The program objectives are: 1) to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation, 2) to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees, &, 3) to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States. The Program is intended to bring innovation & enhance the breadth & scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States. The Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation. Applicants must: possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. Institution; be enrolled in an accredited U.S. Institution of higher education; be pursuing a degree in a full-time program in a transportation-related discipline; Have at least 1 full academic year remaining in program of study; conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines; & plan to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education. Non-U.S. citizens must attach a valid copy of their I-20 or I-551 ID issued by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (CIS).

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