Purdue University Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellowships in the USA, 2020 is open for International Students. The scholarship allows Post Doctorate level programme(s) in the field of Engineering taught at Purdue University.
(Fully Funded) Gilbreth Fellows are appointed for a two-year term and receive an annual stipend of $60,000 and benefits. A $5,000 grant is also provided for professional development such as attending conferences or workshops and are mentored for their future academic careers through a variety of programs.
Eligible Nationalities: Scholarship is open for international students.
Can be a citizen of any country.
Must have completed Ph.D. less than two years ago at the time fellowship application deadline or must be in the final year of the Ph.D. programme.
Ph.D. must be in a field that is closely aligned with the research interest of Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellowship.
The application process for 2018-2019 is closed. For future reference, application materials include an application and the following items:
Cover letter describing how the Gilbreth Fellowship will help the candidates progress toward their goals in Engineering academia.
Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications.
A one-page research statement that includes goals and significance of proposed interdisciplinary work and suggests potential Purdue engineering faculty members who can be co-advisors.
A one-page essay on their proposed broader impact through education/outreach/engagement.
Three letters of recommendation that include detailed assessments of (a) the candidate’s qualifications and (b) potential for success in academia through scholarly research and broader impact through research/education/engagement.
Key Dates for 2020:
July 2019: call to engineering faculty to post research topics on the LGPF website. August 2019: a website with proposed topics made live to interested applicants 6 December 2019: Deadline to receive full application packets with recommendation letters. March 2020: the 2020 Lillian Gilbreth postdoc fellows announced; 2020 cohort fellows can start their assignments as early as April 2020.