Josephine de Karman Fellowship

Deadline: Late January

Eligibility: Students who are currently enrolled in a university inside the U.S. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertation within two years and undergraduates entering their senior year are eligible for consideration.

Description: The Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust was established by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, aeronautics expert and teacher and the first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, in memory of his sister, Josephine. The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor Von Karman’s high standards. To be competitive, graduate applicants should have outstanding letters of recommendation, significant publications, and have completed several chapters of the dissertation at the time of application.