OTREC/NITC Dissertation Fellowships Available
The Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC) and National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) are offering a number of doctoral dissertation fellowships of up to $15,000 per successful candidate. Fellowships will be awarded to cover expenses for the recipient while working on the dissertation. The funded dissertation research must be on surface transportation topics that fit under the OTREC theme of advanced technology, integration of land use and transportation or healthy communities or NITC theme of safe, healthy, and sustainable transportation choices to foster livable communities. Priority will be given to topics with a sustainable transportation focus. The deadline for applications is December 31, 2012.
Students must be a US Citizen and have advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree prior to the application deadline.
OTREC fellowships are open to students currently enrolled in a transportation-related doctoral program at Portland State University (PSU), University of Oregon (UO), Oregon State University (OSU), Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT).
NITC fellowships are open to students currently enrolled in a transportation-related doctoral program at Portland State University (PSU), University of Oregon (UO), Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), or the University of Utah (UU).
Applicants must submit one electronic copy (in PDF) of their proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2012. More information can be found by downloading the application here: OTREC/NITC Dissertation Application