The National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois are glad to invite applications for the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Program. The fellowship is open to U.S. citizens only. Preference will be given to those engaged in a multidisciplinary research project that combines disciplines such as computer science, applied mathematics, and computational science applications. The winning fellows will receive benefit of stipend, allowance and relocation cost. The closing date of application is February 2, 2018.
Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships provide Ph.D. students with a year of support, including a $38,000 stipend, up to $12,000 in tuition allowance, an allocation of up to 50,000 node-hours on the powerful Blue Waters petascale computing system. It provides funds for travel to a Blue Waters Symposium to present research progress and results
Level and Area of Studies
PhD program in any field. Preference will be given to computer science, applied
mathematics, and computational science applications.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- For the Fellowships, preference will be given to candidates engaged in a multidisciplinary research project that combines disciplines such as computer science, applied mathematics, and computational science applications
- Applicants should be in the second or later year of their graduate program with a well-developed, related research proposal
Applicants must be a U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S
All candidated will be asked to provide the materials as follow:
- Project title
- An abstract (max. 750 characters) of your proposed project
- Personal statement (max. 5,500 characters) concerning your career goals and experience
- Research statement (max. 5,500 characters) defining your research topic and how it uses a Blue Waters allocation
- Unofficial transcripts from both undergraduate and graduate institutions uploaded with the application.
- Contact and optional demographic information
- Relevant information on education, experience, GRE test scores, and academic activities
February 2, 2018, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.