Other Fellowships

Korean Graduate Student Research Award

The Chun Korean Scholastic Excellence Fund with the goal each year to recognize the best research efforts by a Korean graduate students at UF with a certificate and check for $500. This is the only award that focuses specifically on the achievements of Korean graduate students, and it has been made possible by the generous contributions of the University of Florida alumni, matching funds from the New York Times and the donations of some friends in Korea.

Guidelines for Consideration

All applicants from any college must have at least four publications in reputable journals and be senior author on at least two. All papers must be related to research work done while pursuing a PhD degree at the University of Florida.

Additional requirements are a letter of recommendation from your advisor, along with a brief summary of your thesis research, a short personal CV (include social security number) and reprints. Summary of thesis research work should include candidate’s previous work on the project, current approach to the problem and significance of the research. Limit this summary to one page.

For further information contact the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at academicaffairs@eng.ufl.edu.

Completed application should be sent to the following address:

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Attention: Dr. Wesley Bolch
P.O. Box 116550
Gainesville, FL 32611-6550

IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute Science Policy Fellowship Program

This two-year fellowship provides recent bachelor’s degree recipients with a unique opportunity to use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on a diverse set of challenges in science and technology (S&T) policy areas, including energy and the environment, space sciences, innovation and competitiveness, evaluation, life sciences, information technologies, national security, and STEM education. Fellows will be involved in collaborative research for leaders in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President and other Federal Government organizations, such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Applications are accepted each year beginning in the fall, and selections are made in the spring of the following year.