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