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PROGRAM NAMEJohn F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in the Hydrosciences
OBJECTIVESProvide 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
CONDITIONSLump-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
ELIGIBILITYCitizen 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
DEADLINEVariable, but usually first part of March
NOTIFICATION OF ACTIONAnnounced at April Engineering Awards Banquet; funds available fall semester
HOW TO APPLYGuidelines 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 INFORMATIONCarmen Langel, 5-5841

 

 

 

PROGRAM NAMEIowa Space Grant Consortium Cooperative Activity
OBJECTIVESProvide seed funding for highly innovative concepts that have potential for significant return, but may be considered too risky for traditional funding
AWARDUp to $25,000
CONDITIONSProposed activity must involve at least two Iowa Space Grant Consortium affiliates and include some clearly interdisciplinary feature
ELIGIBILITYMust be employed by Iowa Space Grant Consortium affiliate (UI, ISU, UNI)
DEADLINEDue at ISU, Ames, IA in early October (exact deadline varies)
NOTIFICATION OF ACTIONBy mail in November
HOW TO APPLYWatch for yearly program announcement or contact person below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONP. B. Butler, 3100 SC, 5-5766

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM NAMEJames Shive Memorial Scholarship Fund
OBJECTIVESProvide 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
CONDITIONSAwarded at beginning of fall semester.
ELIGIBILITYMust 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.
DEADLINEVariable, usually the first part of March
NOTIFICATION OF ACTIONAnnounced at April Engineering Awards Banquet
HOW TO APPLYGuidelines 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 INFORMATIONCarmen Langel, 5-5841