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The Jonsson School offers some merit-based fellowships to graduate students throughout the year. Each fellowship may have specific requirements based on the purpose of the fellowship; however, the Jonsson School Graduate Fellowship Committee will consider applicants for all available fellowships.

For fellowships listed below, please read the criteria and requirements very carefully to ensure you meet the qualifications. Please DO NOT SUBMIT multiple applications unless you are applying for the Jonsson School $1,000 Graduate Study Scholarship or the Texas Instruments Analog Excellence Graduate Fellowship, for which there are separate applications given below.

Beecherl Fellowships Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$4,000, multiple awards may be given.
This fellowship was established for promoting graduate research and education in the Jonsson School at UT Dallas. Merit-based fellowship for graduate students with a competitive academic record.

Criteria

  • Full-time graduate student in the Jonsson School
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Excellence in Education Doctoral Fellowships Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$15,000, multiple awards may be given.
This fellowship was established for promoting doctoral education in the Jonsson school at UT Dallas. Merit-based fellowship for doctoral students in the Jonsson School with competitive academic record and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students may apply for renewal of this fellowship for up to 3 years with a competitive GPA and good progress towards the doctoral degree.

Criteria

  • Full-time doctoral student in the Jonsson School
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Lars Magnus Ericsson Graduate Fellowships Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$2,000, multiple awards will be given. Merit-based fellowship for full-time graduate students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Software Engineering in the Jonsson School. This fellowship is open to all qualified graduate students irrespective of citizenship or permanent residency status.

Criteria

  • Full-time students seeking a graduate degree in computer science or computer engineering or software engineering in the Jonsson School
  • Must have a proven record of academic excellence as evidenced in the application by GPA, research, and completed courses
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Doctoral Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$30,000, multiple awards may be made.
This fellowship was established for promoting doctoral education in mechanical engineering in the Jonsson School at UT Dallas. Merit-based fellowship for doctoral students in mechanical engineering with competitive academic record and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Criteria

  • Full-time doctoral student in mechanical engineering
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Jan P. van der Ziel Endowment for Engineering Graduate Studies Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$8,000
This endowment was created to memorialize Professor Jan P. van der Ziel. $8,000 will be awarded to one doctoral student in Electrical Engineering program. Students may apply for renewal of this fellowship for upto 3 years with a competitive GPA and good progress towards the doctoral degree.

Criteria

  • Doctoral student in Electrical Engineering
  • Must maintain 3.6 minimum GPA and make good progress towards the doctoral degree to renew
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Jonsson Family Graduate Fellowships in Bioengineering Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$10,000, multiple awards may be made.
Merit-based fellowship for graduate student in biomedical engineering in the Jonsson School.

Criteria

  • Graduate student in Biomedical Engineering with strong academic record
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Jonsson School Industrial Advisory Council Fellowship Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$2,000, multiple awards may be given.
This fellowship was established for promoting graduate research and education in the Jonsson School at UT Dallas. Merit-based fellowship for graduate students with a competitive academic record.

Criteria

  • Full-time graduate student in the Jonsson School
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Phil Ritter Endowed Scholarships/ Fellowships Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$2,000, multiple awards will be given
This scholarship was established to honor Mr. Phil Ritter for his leadership in advancing the Jonsson School and UT Dallas in the drive to achieve Tier One research status. Merit-based scholarship for graduate students with a 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA, who also demonstrate interest in research areas with high potential for business, health, and/or social impact.

Criteria

  • Full-time graduate student in the Jonsson School
  • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year
  • Demonstrated interest in research areas with high potential for business, health, and/or social impact

Templeton Endowed Fellowships Due: May 31, 2016 >>

$2,000, multiple awards may be given.
This fellowship was established for promoting graduate research and education in the Jonsson school at UT Dallas. Merit-based fellowship for graduate students with a competitive academic record.

Criteria

  • Full-time graduate student in the Jonsson School
  • Must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate course work at UT Dallas by May 31st of the current year

Jonsson School $1,000 Graduate Study Scholarships Due: July 15, 2016 >>

These $1,000 competitive, merit-based scholarships are awarded to incoming graduate students. Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds and are renewable at the discretion of the academic department in which the recipients are studying.

The Graduate Study application for 2016 is available now to apply online.

Please read the criteria and requirements very carefully to ensure you meet the qualifications. Also, DO NOT SUBMIT multiple applications, you only need to submit one online application.

Criteria

Texas Instruments Analog Excellence Graduate Fellowship Due: April 6, 2016 >>

TxACE offers Texas Instruments Analog Excellence Graduate Fellowship(s) to a full-time graduate student who is interested in pursuing PhD research in analog circuit design and engineering, as well as in related areas. The awardee will receive a fellowship of $30,000/year in addition to a research assistantship (RA) appointment sponsored by a UT Dallas faculty member that carries additional stipends and a tuition/fee waiver for a full-time graduate load. The total award amount is approximately $60,000/year. Application form for 2016 award is available online .

Criteria

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time and pursuing a PhD in electrical engineering in the Jonsson School.
  • Applicant's graduate research must focus on analog circuit design and engineering.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 overall GPA.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizen or permanent residents.
  • Among equally qualified applicants, preference may be given to an applicant(s) with:
    • a higher GPA in courses related to the applicant's major,
    • acknowledgement on published papers and/or
    • previous participation in an internship focused on analog technology.
  • At the committee's discretion, fellowship recipients may compete for a second year of funding, provided they are in good standing with UT Dallas. Recipients seeking a second year of funding must reapply through the Jonsson School.
  • At the committee's discretion, fellowships may be used for tuition, fees, stipends, or other educational expenses related to the recipient's education.
  • Recipients must sign a release form, in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), allowing UT Dallas to use application material for fellowship purposes.

Please mail or deliver your application form and all the supporting documents by the deadline to:

Ms. Leiane Davis
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road, EC32
Richardson, Texas 75080-3021


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