MIT School of Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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On behalf of MIT School of Engineering’s Associate Dean for Diversity,  I am delighted to announce the next application cycle for the 2023-25 Cohort of the MIT School of Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Engineering Excellence. This program seeks to discover and develop the next generation of leaders who will enhance the diversity of the School of Engineering through their research, educational efforts, and service, and contribute to excellence in the field of engineering. This program is designed to help postdoctoral fellows develop in multiple dimensions. In addition to an emphasis on research, it will focus on providing resources and opportunities, and building a professional network for its mentees. The program will arrange a set of professional development opportunities as presentations and discussions for the cohort along three career paths: academic, engineering leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Our application portal opened on November 1, 2022. The application deadline is January 31, 2023, with decisions made by mid-March 2023. 

I invite you to learn more in the attached postcard, two-pager and FAQ as well as the webpage and coinciding application portal. If you have any questions, please contact our team at

2023 Ford Foundation Fellowships

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2023 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs. Eligibility and online application information are available on the Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs website.

 Through its program of fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

 Please encourage eligible candidates at your institution to apply to be a part of the Ford Fellows and celebrate the legacy of this impactful program!

 Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card); individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) program;¹ Indigenous individuals exercising rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794; individuals granted Temporary Protected Status; asylees; and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations); and
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in the U.S.

1Eligibility includes individuals with current status under the DACA Program, as well as individuals whose status may have lapsed but who continue to meet all the USCIS guidelines for DACA.


  • Predoctoral: $27,000 per year for three years
  • Dissertation: $28,000 for one year
  • Postdoctoral: $50,000 for one year

 Application Deadline Dates:

  • Predoctoral: December 15, 2022 (5:00 PM EST)
  • Dissertation: December 8, 2022 (5:00 PM EST)
  • Postdoctoral: December 8, 2022 (5:00 PM EST)

Supplementary Materials Deadline Date (Submitted Applications):

  • January 5, 2023 (5:00 PM EST)

Novelis Graduate Scholars Program

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Novelis Graduate Scholars Program
The Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech is pleased to announce the launch of the Novelis Scholars Program for the 2023 calendar year. Nominations are sought from top graduate students conducting
research in various aspects of sustainability (carbon footprint/energy/water/waste reduction etc.),
techno-economics of circularity, high-throughput materials discovery, surface functionalization, and AI/data science applications in materials/manufacturing/supply chains. As a global leader in innovative
aluminum products and services, and as the world’s largest recycler of aluminum, championing the vision of a circular economy, Novelis has partnered with Georgia Tech to collaborate on R&D and promote
education of the next generation of engineers and scientists dedicated to building better products and innovative materials and manufacturing processes for a more sustainable world.

Novelis is headquartered in Atlanta with a global footprint, over 12,500 employees and recorded $17.1
billion in revenue for its 2022 fiscal year. Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, an industry leader in aluminum and copper, and the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India. For more information about Novelis, please visit and see their press release on expansion of the Novelis-GT Partnership.

• Catalyze and cultivate excellence in graduate level research in strategic growth areas relevant to Novelis and Georgia Tech.
• Connect top students and their thesis advisors with Novelis scientists and engineers to learn about their research and explore collaboration and engagement opportunities.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
• Open to graduate students whose thesis research is focused on one of the following areas of iinterest to Novelis: 1) Sustainable design, processes, and business practices, 2) High-throughput materials discovery, 3) Surface functionalization/modification technologies, and 4) AI/Data
Science applications in materials/manufacturing/supply chains.
• Emphasis on research and academic excellence.
• Students who enhance diversity and inclusion initiatives at Georgia Tech.

• Graduate Scholars: $8,000 annual award (in monthly stipends) for the 2023 Calendar Year
• “Spend a day at NGRTC”
-Present a Novelis Scholar Invited Lecture on research accomplishments during the year of the award to Novelis R&D Scientists and Engineers at the Novelis Global Research &
Technology Center (NGRTC) in Kennesaw, GA
-NGRTC Lab Tour
-Opportunity to interact with Novelis leadership, and scientists and engineers working on Novelis’ R&D initiatives for real-world challenges
• Possible tour of Novelis aluminum recycling and manufacturing facilities in GA and KY
Application Process
• Send a short (< 2 pages) nomination letter from thesis advisor and the student’s CV to with copy to Dr. Kaveh Berenji (
• Deadline for submitting application: November 14, 2022
Please direct any general questions regarding the Novelis Scholars Program to Prof. Shreyes Melkote

WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) Atlanta Chapter – Scholarships

The Scholarship Committee of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) – Atlanta Chapter is kicking off the process for the 2022 scholarship awards to be presented at WTS Atlanta Chapter’s 40th Anniversary Gala in November 2022 . Thanks for confirming your contact information.  I am attaching the applications to be distributed to the young women who are interest in applying the Scholarship.  The due date is October 14th

Application Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship 2022

Application Leadership Legacy Scholarship 2022

Application Molitoris Scholarship 2022

Application Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship 2022