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Student Resources

Letters of Recommendation

If you would like to request a letter of recommendation for grad schools or other organizations, please fill out the application below and include it with the rest of your materials for Dr. Miller. Click here to download the britelab Letter of Recommendation Application. Also, per the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act , you must also complete the form to request a letter of recommendation here with your request

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IRB Training

New lab students will need to complete the Internal Review Board ethics training. Download the “Instructions for Accessing and Completing the CITI Course Training Requirements” and complete the Social Science Research training by clicking here.

When you are finished you will need to print and email your completion form to Dr. Miller. To access your completion report, click “print” under Completion Report:

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Graduate Fellowships

Below is a list of graduate fellowships available for engineering and science students (this is not a comprehensive list):

National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowships

National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within the following disciplines (to name a few): Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Cognitive Sciences. Stipend: 30k/ year, 1k medical, tuition waiver. Applications Open: September 15

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Fellowships

US citizens who are able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories and are willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD are eligible to apply for graduate and undergraduate Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Fellowships. Stipend: 25-38k/ year, health insurance allowance, tuition waiver. Applications Open: August

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSFGRF)

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. Stipend: 32k/ year and 12k/ educational allowance/ year. Applications Due: October 29, 2015 8pm