[ugrads] Fwd: Starr and Fieldhouse Research Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED (2/10/2017)
lkang2 at iit.edu
Fri Oct 7 16:16:29 CDT 2016
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Email: lkang2 at iit.edu
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From: "Elizabeth Soto" <esoto2 at iit.edu>
Date: Oct 7, 2016 3:35 PM
Subject: Starr and Fieldhouse Research Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED
Please share this information with your students.
Illinois Tech graduate students are invited to apply for the Starr Research
Fellowship and the Fieldhouse Research Fellowship. Each fellowship provides
up to $15,000 for one year and can be used for tuition support and stipend.
The fellowships are not renewable, but may be supplemented by funding from
The fellowships are made possible through a generous donation from the
Starr Foundation, and Illinois Tech’s capital campaign match to honor Irv
Fieldhouse, who until his death in 2005 had been an active member of the
IIT-IITRI community for more than 40 years. To enhance Fieldhouse’s
commitment in developing joint research projects, both fellowships target
research that leads to cooperation between Illinois Tech and IIT Research
Institute (IITRI), the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH),
Fermilab, or Argonne National Laboratory (ANL).
Illinois Tech students currently enrolled in a Master of Science or
Doctoral program in the following departments: AM, BIO, BME, CAEE, CHBE,
CHEM, CS, ECE, MMAE, or physics. The student must be nominated by an
Illinois Tech faculty member (see below for faculty member eligibility).
The fellows are required to pursue advanced study and research under
faculty guidance; support faculty and their external advisors in specific
research projects; and make their own contributions to academe through
writing and research.
A single application is considered for both the Starr Research Fellowship
and the Fieldhouse Research Fellowship
*International students are eligible to apply
Eligibility of Advisor: Tenure-track assistant professor or above, from AM,
BIO, BME, CAEE, CHBE, CHEM, CS, ECE, MMAE, or physics.
Note: The Illinois Tech advisor should recommend the contact and initiate
the communication with IITRI, IFSH, Fermilab, or ANL.
Application Packet Requirements:
- Completed application form
- A proposed plan of research describing the proposed work, its novelty
and importance, and its impact on collaboration between Illinois Tech and
IITRI, IFSH, Fermilab or ANL
- Previous Research Experience
- Three letters of recommendation (include the Reference Report Form for
- (1) from the Illinois Tech research advisor
- (1) from the external research advisor
- (1) from other reference (can be a professor at IIT that is not
your research advisor)
- Copies of college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- Resume or CV
Download Application Material
- Application Form
(for both Starr and Fieldhouse Research Fellowships)
- Reference Report Form
*Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017 at noon*
Application, references, and reference report forms should be emailed to
Elizabeth Soto, esoto2 at iit.edu.
Assistant Director for Proposal Development
Office of Research Compliance
and Proposal Development
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 West 35th Street
IIT Tower – 7th Floor- Room 7E9-2
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