Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 27, 2017

Open to:  Seniors and first-year graduate students
Award Type: Academic
Area(s) of study: Applied physical, biological and engineering sciences (including applied mathematics, statistics, and computer sciences)
Award criteria: academic achievement
Award provides: Five years of full tuition equivalent and a personal stipend of up to $40,000 per year
Open to international students: No

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be willing to make a moral commitment to making the applicant’s skills available to the United States in time of national emergency

 The Hertz Foundation supports the graduate education of students who can be expected to have the greatest impact on the application of the physical sciences to human problems during the next half-century. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional intelligence and creativity, commitment to the applications of the physical sciences, and extraordinary accomplishment in technical or related professional studies.

Application Components:

  • Application form
  • Choice of Field and Future Expectations Essay
  • Proposed Field of Study Essay
  • Choice of Graduate School Essay
  • 4 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores

This award does not require Emory endorsement. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.hertzfoundation.org/

Make an appointment with a NS&FP advisor. We will help you determine your eligibility and, if you choose to apply, provide feedback on your application.