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2014 Nominations open for The DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships

Nominations are now open for the DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships.

All graduate programs may nominate one eligible PhD student per program.  There will be two recipients – each will receive a stipend for summer 2014 plus support for one credit of tuition.  Eligible students will meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Must be a graduate student in one of the fields supported by the DeVlieg Foundation:
    1. Engineering or a closely related field, OR
    2. Wildlife/biology (2014 Summer Research Award in Biology/Wildlife/Natural Resources)
  2. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be enrolled in a PhD program.
  4. Must be nominated by student’s graduate program.  Each PhD program may nominate one student.

Nominations are due no later than 4pm on January 29, 2014 to the Graduate School. Please address to the attention of Debra Charlesworth.

Please see our web page for details on the application procedure and materials needed.  Each program may determine its own internal selection procedure.

Please contact Debra Charlesworth with any questions.


DeVlieg Recipients Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that two students have earned fellowships from The DeVlieg Foundation.  The DeVlieg Foundation has generously provided support for graduate students pursuing research in engineering, wildlife, and biology at Michigan Tech.

The recipients this year are:

  • Anthony D. Matthys, PhD candidate in Biological Sciences
  • Renee C. Oats, PhD candidate in Civil Engineering

Photographs and details of awards and fellowships coordinated by the Graduate School can be found online.


2013 Nominations open for The DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships

Nominations are now open for the DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships.

All graduate programs may nominate one eligible PhD student per program.  There will be two recipients – each will receive a stipend for summer 2013 plus support for one credit of tuition.  Eligible students will meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Must be a graduate student in one of the fields supported by the DeVlieg Foundation:
    1. Engineering or a closely related field, OR
    2. Wildlife/biology
  2. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be enrolled in a PhD program.
  4. Must be nominated by student’s graduate program.  Each PhD program may nominate one student.

Nominations are due no later than 4pm on February 27, 2013 to the Graduate School. Please address to the attention of Debra Charlesworth.

Please see our web page for details on the application procedure and materials needed.  Each program may determine its own internal selection procedure.

Please contact Debra Charlesworth with any questions.


DeVlieg Recipients Announced

Patrick Bowen, PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that two students have earned fellowships from The DeVlieg Foundation.  The DeVlieg Foundation has generously provided support for graduate students pursuing research in engineering, wildlife, and biology at Michigan Tech.

The recipients this year are:

  • Patrick Bowen, PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Nan Pond, PhD candidate in Forest Science

Photographs and details of awards and fellowships coordinated by the Graduate School can be found online.

Nan Pond, PhD candidate in Forest Science


The DeVlieg Foundation and Finishing Fellowships Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce recent recipients of fellowship support.

The DeVlieg Foundation supports MS and PhD candidates studying engineering or a closely related field.   Our spring 2011 recipients are:

  • Christopher D. DeDene, MS Candidate in Civil Engineering
  • Meagan L. Harless, PhD Candidate in Biological Sciences
  • Brett P. Spigarelli, PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering

Summer finishing fellowships were earned by six PhD candidates.  Finishing fellowships provide support to PhD candidates who expect to complete their degrees in the semester they are provided support.  The summer 2011 fellowships are made possible by the generous support of the Graduate School.

  • Yiru Chen, PhD candidate in Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Fredline Ilorme, PhD candidate in Civil Engineering
  • Daniel Lopez-Gaxiola, PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering
  • Seyyed Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Yinghong Qin, PhD candidate in Civil Engineering
  • Christopher Schwartz, PhD candidate in Biological Sciences

Photographs of all of these students as well as other awards and fellowships coordinated by the Graduate School can be found online.


Nominations open for The DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships

The Graduate School is accepting nominations for the 2011 DeVlieg
Foundation Graduate Fellowships.  Applications are due in the Graduate
School no later than 4 pm on February 3, 2011.

This year, The DeVlieg Foundation will provide $3,000 for up to two
doctoral students and $1,500 for one master’s student in support of
research in engineering or a closely related field. Only US citizens or permanent residents eligible for the fellowships, which may be used to supplement other fellowships or assistantships.

Each graduate program may nominate up to two doctoral students and one
master’s student.

Complete details regarding the application and the review process can be found online:
http://www.mtu.edu/gradschool/administration/academics/honors-awards/devlieg/application.html

Please direct any questions to Debra Charlesworth (ddc@mtu.edu)


Six fellowships awarded from The DeVlieg Foundation

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the awarding of six fellowships made possible by the generous support of The DeVlieg Foundation.  This years recipients will tackle a wide range of research problems from osteoarthritis in the knee to comparing the cost and effectiveness of two water treatment technologies.  Recipients are:

  • Darrell Cass, Civil Engineering, MS Candidate
  • Colin Gurganus, Physics, PhD Candidate
  • Alexandru Herescu, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, PhD Candidate
  • Megan Killian, Biomedical Engineering, PhD Candidate
  • Jarod Maggio, Environmental Engineering, PhD Candidate
  • Ashlee Vincent, Environmental Engineering, MS Candidate

See our web page for details about the nomination process, and for photos of our recipients.