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EISENHOWER TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Eisenhower Fellowship Program Students

The EISENHOWER TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation provides funding for the pursuit of Bachelors (junior and senior), Masters or Doctoral Degrees in transportation related fields.  The program objectives are to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation; to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees; and to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States.  The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be enrolled in Universidad Ana G. Méndez – Gurabo, pursuing a degree in a full-time program and be enrolled for the entire academic year, must be in a transportation-related discipline (see page 2), must conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines, and should be planning to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education.
Applicants applying for the Eisenhower Hispanic Serving Institutions Fellowship must be at least an undergraduate junior (3rd year) or higher (including graduate students) at the start of semester Aug-Dec 2019.
Recipients can receive the fellowship a maximum of two consecutive years.
Foreign students who are not U.S. citizens must provide a certified copy of their student I-20 ID from the College / University or I-551 Permanent Resident Card that is issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (CIS)[1]. 

[1] A Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551), commonly known as a Green Card, is evidence of your status as a lawful permanent resident with a right to live and work permanently in the United States. It also is evidence of your registration in accordance with United States immigration laws.   Once students are accepted by the school, the University / College provides students a form known as a Certificate of Eligibility (SEVIS I-20).

[2] Transcripts must be sent from all institutions in which a degree was obtained.  If you are applying as a Doctoral Fellowship, official transcripts must be sent from the institution where you obtained your Master’s Degree and your current institution.  If you are applying for the Masters Fellowship, official transcripts must be sent from the institution where you obtained your Bachelors transcripts and your current institution.   

 

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

The student must submit all applications materials. The Eisenhower Fellowships will be awarded based on merit.  Merit includes:

  • Academic Record[2] (20 Points)
  • Proposed Research Plan / Plan of Study (50 points)
  • Potential for Outstanding Career in Transportation (10 points)
  • Recommendation Letters –  Submit exactly 2 letters including one from your faculty advisor (10 Points)
  • Academic Achievement (10 points)

 

TUITION CAP

Annually a maximum of $10,000 in tuition and mandatory fees will be covered.  All recipients may not receive a full award (i.e. tuition, stipend, and travel to Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting). Recipient award will be based on the rankings from the local Selection Panel. Recipients will receive a minimum of $1,500, for attendance at the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on January 12-16, 2020.

 

APPLICATION

Due on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Application: http://bit.ly/UAGM-DDETFP-App-2019
SF 424 Individual (you have to download this document and open it in Adobe Acrobat): clik here to download

Contact: Dr. Nelson R. Gómez, ngomez42@suagm.edu (email is the preferred method), (787)743-7979 ext. 4613 or visit EDI 246B-1

 

TRANSPORTATION RELATED ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES*

José Domingo Pérez School of Engineering

Bachelor’s Degrees:

                 Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

Master’s Degrees:

                 Science in Mechanical Engineering (any specialization), Science in Computer Engineering, Engineering Management and Science in Electrical Engineering

 

School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor’s Degrees:

                 Accounting, and Computerized Information Systems or Management

Master’s Degrees:

                 Management, Accounting, Taxation, Information Systems, Materials Management & Control, Project Management, and Finance

Doctoral Degrees:

                 Management and Information Systems Management

 

International School of Design and Architecture

Bachelor’s Degrees:

                 Industrial Design, and Architecture

Master’s Degree:

                 Architecture

 

School of Natural Sciences and Technology

Bachelor’s Degrees:

      General Science, Biology, and Chemistry

Master’s Degrees:

         Environmental Management, and Environmental Analysis

Doctoral Degree:

         Environmental Sciences

 

School of Social Sciences and Communications

Bachelor’s Degrees:

               Psychology, Criminology, and Communications

Master’s Degrees:

         Scholar Psychology, Criminal Justice, Human Services Administration, and Conflict Mediation

Doctoral Degrees:

         Counseling Psychology