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PROGRAM NAME John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in the Hydrosciences
OBJECTIVES Provide opportunity for undergraduate engineering students, who best meet eligibility criteria, to become involved in hydroscience research in hope that they will be encouraged to pursue graduate studies at IIHR
AWARD $1,500
CONDITIONS Lump-sum cash award made at beginning of fall semester of senior year; must conduct research project related their hydroscience interest, and at conclusion of project, must prepare report for submission to IIHR and Kennedy family
ELIGIBILITY Citizen of U.S.; major in Civil and Environmental or mechanical Engineering, or closely related field; academic standing to assure senior status in fall semester immediately following notice of award; cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on coursework toward BSE degree; show potential for success in some area of hydrosciences; show integrity of character and qualities of leadership; must demonstrate qualities of ingenuity and inquisitiveness; illustrate breadth of interest in areas outside engineering
DEADLINE Variable, but usually first part of March
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Announced at April Engineering Awards Banquet; funds available fall semester
HOW TO APPLY Guidelines distributed through undergraduate seminars and posted at IIHR and at Office of the Dean; write brief description of interest in hydroscience research and send, along with current transcript and two letters of recommendation, to: Kennedy Committee, IIHR, HL
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Carmen Langel, 5-5841
 

 

 

PROGRAM NAME Iowa Space Grant Consortium Cooperative Activity
OBJECTIVES Provide seed funding for highly innovative concepts that have potential for significant return, but may be considered too risky for traditional funding
AWARD Up to $25,000
CONDITIONS Proposed activity must involve at least two Iowa Space Grant Consortium affiliates and include some clearly interdisciplinary feature
ELIGIBILITY Must be employed by Iowa Space Grant Consortium affiliate (UI, ISU, UNI)
DEADLINE Due at ISU, Ames, IA in early October (exact deadline varies)
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION By mail in November
HOW TO APPLY Watch for yearly program announcement or contact person below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION P. B. Butler, 3100 SC, 5-5766
 

 

 

 

PROGRAM NAME James Shive Memorial Scholarship Fund
OBJECTIVES Provide opportunity for undergraduate engineering students in Civil Engineering, who best meet the eligibility requirements, to become involved in hydroscience research in hope that they will be encouraged to follow graduate studies at IIHR.
AWARD $1,000
CONDITIONS Awarded at beginning of fall semester.
ELIGIBILITY Must be a full-time student in Civil and Environmental Engineering; must have completed 57.020 with a grade of A or above and have at least one year of coursework remaining toward the BS degree; must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on at least 24 semester hours of UI coursework toward a BS degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering; must demonstrate potential for achieving distinction in the field of hydraulics; must include at least two electives in the field of hydraulics.
DEADLINE Variable, usually the first part of March
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Announced at April Engineering Awards Banquet
HOW TO APPLY Guidelines distributed through undergraduate seminars and classes and posted at IIHR and Office of the Dean. Write brief description of interest, state career goals and qualifications for the scholarship, and include current transcript.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Carmen Langel, 5-5841