Full-Time Graduate Fellowships & Grants

School-Wide Fellowships

The Whiting School of Engineering offers a number of endowed fellowships that provide supplemental financial aid to incoming and current full-time engineering students.  Full-time degree seeking graduate students are automatically considered for the fellowships.

The WSE fellowships include the following:

  • Bowles Fellowships
  • Bradford Fellowships
  • Brown Fellowships
  • Chertkof Fellowships
  • Cohen Fellowships
  • Creel Fellowships
  • Gregory Fellowships
  • Payback Fellowships
  • Pond Fellowships
  • Rob Roy Fellowships
  • Samstag Fellowships
  • Siebel Scholarship
  • William F. Ward Fellowship
  • Abel Wolman Fellowships
  • WSE-APL Research Assistantship

 

Department-Specific Fellowships

Other Whiting School internal fellowships are administered by individual engineering graduate programs. These include the following:

  • Bozzelli Fellowship – Biomedical Engineering
  • D’Alessandro Fellowship – Biomedical Engineering
  • Medtronic Fellowship – Biomedical Engineering
  • Richard A. and Rachel M. Swirnow Fellowship Fund – Biomedical Engineering
  • Schwarz Instructorship – Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Hoomes Rich Fellowship – Civil Engineering
  • Meyerhoff Fellowship – Civil Engineering
  • Jun Wu and Yan Zhang Fellowship – Computer Science
  • Bodmer Fellowship – Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Hamburger Fellowship – Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Huggins Fellowship – Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Wysocki Fellowship – Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Halff Fellowship – Geography & Environmental Engineering
  • M. Gordon Wolman Fellowship – Geography & Environmental Engineering
  • Information Security Institute Fellowship – JHU Information Security Institute
  • Rodbell Fellowship – Materials Science & Engineering
  • Ross Fellowship – Materials Science & Engineering
  • Campbell Fellowship – Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • Counselman Fellowship – Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • Isaacs Fellowship – Applied Mathematics & Statistics

 

Targeted Fellowships

The following fellowships are part of the Whiting School’s efforts to recruit a diverse student population—a goal that is of vital importance to our educational mission and to enhancing the educational experience for all students.  The fellowships provide financial awards as noted to assist in the recruitment of graduate students from diverse backgrounds, including under-represented minority students, women, and students from economically or socially disadvantaged circumstances.


Dean’s Fellowship

This award is reserved for incoming doctoral students who would enhance the diversity of the Whiting School in some way (e.g., candidates from diverse backgrounds including under-represented minority students, women, and students from economically or socially disadvantaged circumstances); preference will be given to candidates who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.  The award consists of a full-tuition waiver, health insurance benefits, and a $20,000/year research or teaching assistantship for up to five years.  Candidates will be identified by the department to which they apply; applicants need not nominate themselves.


GEM Fellowship
 (The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science)
GEM awards fellowships to eligible students who pursue graduate education in engineering or science.  For more information, please visit http://www.gemfellowship.org.  Prospective fellows apply to GEM and the sponsoring institutions at the same time.  Potential candidates must indicate on the JHU application that they have received or are being considered for a GEM Fellowship.

  • Master’s Candidate Awards: Full-tuition waiver, matriculation fee, health insurance, and a stipend of $7,000/semester for up to four semesters.
  • Doctoral Candidate Awards: Year 1: Full-tuition waiver, matriculation fee, health insurance, and a stipend of $20,000; Years 2-5: Full-tuition waiver, health insurance, and a research or teaching assistantship.

 

Heath Fellowship
These single-year awards are reserved for incoming doctoral students, with the goal of recruiting highly-qualified female students.  Candidates will be identified by the department to which they apply; applicants need not nominate themselves.


Morgan State University Fellowships

Two multi-year awards are reserved for Morgan State University graduates.  Fellows receive a full-tuition waiver and health insurance benefits.  Awards will be limited to four semesters for master’s candidates and five years for doctoral candidates.  Preference will be given to candidates who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.  Potential candidates should notify the department to which they are applying that they would like to be considered for this fellowship.


VEF Fellowship

The Vietnam Education Foundation provides fellowships to eligible students pursuing graduate education in engineering, science and technology.  For more information, please visit http://home.vef.gov.  Prospective fellows apply to the VEF and the sponsoring institutions at the same time.  Potential candidates must indicate on the JHU application that they have received or are being considered for a VEF Fellowship.  If an applicant is awarded the fellowship and admitted to a WSE graduate program, the following offer found below is guaranteed by the Whiting School of Engineering:

  • Doctoral Candidate Awards: Years 1-2: Full-tuition waiver, matriculation fee, health insurance, and a stipend of $20,000/year; Years 3-5: Full-tuition waiver, health insurance, and a research or teaching assistantship.


William F. Ward Fellowship

The William F. Ward Fellowship, supports full-time WSE graduate students who are returning from US military service, preferably after three years of active duty, and who have received honorable discharge or medical discharge under honorable circumstances, or who remain in the military service.  Potential candidates should notify the department to which they are applying that they would like to be considered for this fellowship.

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