Engineering Fellowships

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 three 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.

GEM Fellowships (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.

Whiting School of Engineering 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.

Vietnam Education Foundation 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 offers found below are guaranteed by the Whiting School of Engineering:

Master’s Candidate Awards: Full-tuition waiver, matriculation fee, health insurance, and a stipend of $17,000/year for up to two years.
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.