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Current Scholarships and Awards
Colin E. Hackett Endowed Engineering Research Award
This award is for full-time graduate students in the mechanical and/or chemical sciences who are engaged in engineering research, and who have superior academic skills. Preference is given to women and/or underrepresented minorities.
Esther F. Hays Graduate Fellowship Award
This award is in support of graduate fellowships in Engineering in the College of Engineering – Center for Environmental Research and Technology for full time students in good academic standing with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
G. Neal Richter Student Support Fund in Energy Innovation
This award provides financial assistance to undergraduate or graduate students studying alternative energy at CE-CERT.
Jacques and Eugene Yeager Families Endowed Chair
This award supports teaching and research activities at CE-CERT.
Jim Guthrie Research Award
This award was established to encourage academic excellence and critical thinking in CE-CERT research areas. Selection is based upon review of written research papers on projects conducted at CE-CERT.
Joseph Norbeck Memorial Fund for Student Success
Established in memory of Joseph Norbeck, CE-CERT’s founding faculty member, and director. This award provides support to full-time graduate and undergraduate students in environmental engineering who are engaged in experimental research at CE-CERT. The funds are primarily used to develop the student’s laboratory skills as well as their oral and written communication skills. These funds can also be used to support a student’s participation in and/or travel to research conferences, the purchase of research materials, or as a summer research/internship stipend.
Packard Foundation Fellowship in Environmental Engineering
This award supports a post-doctoral fellowship in environmental engineering to enable research that will help us to better understand air pollution issues.
Salim Khan Award
This fellowship is intended to offset University of California, Riverside, academic and/or research expenses in the following academic year for students with an academic standing of 3.0 GPA or higher.
Tanfeng Cao Award
This award is to support the conference travel needs of CE-CERT graduate students (both domestic and international).
William Pierson & The Ford Foundation
Awards provided for both undergraduate and graduate students in the Bourns College of Engineering. The Ford Undergraduate Award was established by an endowment to the Bourns College of Engineering from Ford Motor Company to encourage and aid undergraduate students with a 3.0 GPA or higher in pursuit of careers in engineering. The William R. Pierson/Ford Graduate Fellowship was established by an endowment to the University of California, Riverside, from Ford Motor Company to aid graduate students with an academic standing of 3.0 GPA or higher in pursuit of careers in engineering and doing research at CE-CERT.
J. Wayne Miller and Thomas Durbin Graduate Research Award
The J. Wayne Miller and Thomas Durbin Graduate Research Award is dedicated to the UCR CE-CERT Emissions and Fuels Research (EFR) group faculty advisors: J. Wayne Miller, Thomas D. Durbin, Kent C. Johnson, Georgios Karavalakis, David R. Cocker, Heejung Jung, and Joseph Norbeck who have mentored many chemical and environmental engineers over the years. This award is named after the two elder advisors from the EFR group. Through this award the EFR alumni recognize and celebrate the faculty mentorship, dedication and hard work which helped to launch many successful careers for Bourns College of Engineering alumni in the engineering field. The goal of this scholarship is to provide inspiration and an example of perseverance, hard work and commitment to future graduate students, just as our advisors did for us during our university research experiences.
Transportation Systems Research (TSR) Graduate Student Award
CE-CERT's Transportation Systems Research (TSR) Group produces amazing alumni who are shaping the future of the transportation industry worldwide. We invite you to join in establishing a new endowed research award to honor outstanding graduate students and support the important work they are doing. TSR faculty and students apply the latest advances in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to address environmental and energy issues associated with the movement of goods and people. The group focuses on the development and implementation of advanced vehicle computing, control, communication, and sensing technologies that are transforming today’s vehicles and transportation systems to improve their safety, efficiency, and economics while reducing their environmental impact.
Other Current Awards
Other current awards that support CE-CERT include the CE-CERT Regional Properties, Inc. Endowment, the Advanced Engine Technology (AET) Endowment, Johnson Ruel, and Roberta Nichols.
If you are a current student or researcher at CE-CERT and would like to be considered for these awards or would like additional information regarding eligibility, please email us at email@example.com.