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    IIT Research Scholarships

    Date: TBA
    The Research Scholar program provides a limited number of merit-based scholarships to high-quality science and engineering graduate students.

    The qualifications are as follows:

    • The applicant must be a Ph.D. student who will start graduate studies in the Fall 2014
    • Applicants to the following departments are eligible: AM, BCS, BME, CAEE, CHBE, CS, ECE, MMAE, Physics.
    • Applicants MUST be nominated by a full, assistant, or associate professor
    • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required

    The scholarship is for one academic year and is nonrenewable. The scholarship includes 9 credits of tuition for the fall and spring semesters and an $20,000 annual stipend. The scholarship may be supplemented with additional funding from the academic unit. It is expected that academic units will provide financial support from external research funds in their unit following the scholarship period.

    The nomination file should include the research scholar application form, and copies of the student's IIT application form, professional statement, transcripts, GRE scores, and recommendation letters. Each academic unit may nominate two students.

    As a condition of the award, the following reports are required:

    • Progress Report
    • Final Report
    • The reports should describe the research scholar's progress in his/her degree program, including courses completed, research projects initiated, papers submitted or published, and proposals submitted.

    All IIT Research Scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship through the Division of Graduate Education (DGE): http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/dge/programs/grf/

    Application Packet (A completed packet includes):

    • Research Scholar Application Form
    • Copy of the Applicant's IIT Application
    • Applicant's Professional Statement
    • Recommendation Letters (at least 2, but not more than 3)
    • Transcripts
    • GRE scores
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