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Fellowship Opportunities

Fellowship opportunities are available at the J. B. Speed School of Engineering for qualified applicants. Awards provide up to four (4) years of financial support.  The fellowship is for a stipend of $22,000 per year, plus full tuition remission and health insurance.  The fellowship is a one-year award from August 1 through June 30 and is renewable for one additional year beginning July 1st.  The department will fund an assistantship at the same level for two additional years.  Applicants must have completed their master’s degree prior to beginning the doctoral program.

Fellowships are awarded, pending the availability of funds, to the most qualified new doctoral students. 

University Fellowships

The University of Louisville offers University Fellowships to applicants who meet the following minimum criteria.

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores of 60th percentile in the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing sections of the General Test.
Old Scale Verbal New Scale Verbal
520 153
Old Scale Quantitative New Scale Quantitative
690 152
Old Analytical Writing New Analytical Writing
4.0 4.0

 

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher (using a 4.00 scale).
  • Strong letters of recommendation and other evidence of scholarly ability.
  • For international applicants, the TOEFL (80 IBT, 550 PBT, 213 CBT) or IELTS (6.5) is required.  

 

Grosscurth Fellowships

The J. B. Speed School of Engineering offers the Grosscurth Fellowship to applicants who meet the following minimum criteria.

  • Combined Quantitative and Verbal Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score of 305.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher (using a 4.00 scale).
  • Strong letters of recommendation and other evidence of scholarly ability.
  • For international applicants, the TOEFL (80 IBT, 550 PBT, 213 CBT) or IELTS (6.5) is required.  

     

    The deadline for submitting all nomination materials is February 1st.  

     

    For additional information contact the departmental Director of Graduate Studies.  Directors are as follows:

    Department Contact Phone Email
    Chemical Engineering Dr. Kyung Kang (502) 852-2094 Email Dr. Kang
    Civil Engineering Dr. Zhihui Sun (502) 852-4583 Email Dr. Sun
    Computer Science Engineering Dr. Mehmed Kantardzic (502) 852-3703 Email Dr. Kantardzic
    Electrical Engineering Dr. John Naber (502) 852-7910 Email Dr. Naber
    Industrial Engineering Dr. Gail DePuy (502) 852-0115 Email Dr. DePuy
    Mechanical Engineering Dr. Peter Quesada (502) 852-5981 Email Dr. Quesada

     

    Updated: 11/27/12

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