We have exciting news! A new $5,000 fellowship is now available through the J.Walter Porter Memorial Fund. Learn more about the fellowship below. Apply by February 15, 2019 to be considered.
J. Walter Porter Fellowship (2018-2019)
The J. Walter Porter Memorial Fund was established in 1978 to finance periodic fellowships for graduate study and/or research in Water Resources Engineering to individuals who demonstrate outstanding ability and promise of excellence in engineering.
A stipend of $5,000 associated with the Fellowship shall be considered as a gift to the recipient. The recipient shall be a member of ASCE Texas Section at the time of application, and the graduate study and/or research must be done in Texas. Other obligations include filing a short formal report with the Trustees at the conclusion of the academic year, and preparing a paper on the results of the study and/or research for possible presentation at the 2019 Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON).
One Fellowship will be awarded this year. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] by February 15, 2019 and should include the following information:
- A description and objectives of the program, study, and/or research
- Educational background
- Work experience
- Two letters of recommendation by persons familiar with the applicant’s educational and professional background; as well as the applicant’s potential to benefit from the program.