Northwestern University


Hertz Foundation Fellowship External Deadline

When: Friday, November 1, 2013
All day  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Angela R Johnson   847.491.2617

Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Category: Academic

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The Hertz Foundation supports Ph.D. work in the applied physical sciences. Each year it awards about two dozen fellowships to young men and women whom it expects to have the greatest impact on the application of the physical sciences to human problems during the next half-century. Hertz interviews a high percentage of applicants the first time around, then chooses a small subset of candidates for a second round of interviews. Both interviews are one-on-one.

College seniors wishing to pursue a Ph.D. degree, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America.

AWARD Amount
Successful applicants have the choice of two Fellowship options:

Option 1 - Five Year Hertz
$31,000/ 9-month personal stipend*
Full tuition equivalent
Renewable for up to 5 years

Option 2 - Five-Year Coordinated
Hertz Period - Two Years
$36,000/ 9-month personal stipend*
Full tuition equivalent

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