Graduate Research Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues

February 29, 2016 Karen Popp AwardsFellowshipsGrantsNon-US Citizen Opportunities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards stipends to 10 qualified graduate students who will research airport and related aviation system issues. This award is sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation and administered by the Air Cooperative Research Program and Transportation Research Board (TRB). The program’s purpose is to foster the next generation of aviation community leaders. The awards are offered for the successful completion of a research paper on a subject chosen by the candidate within the framework of the program’s purpose. The research papers produced under this program will be eligible for presentation at the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting, last held in January in Washington, D.C. In addition, the highest-quality research papers will be considered for publication in an annual volume of the Transportation Research Record, a peer-reviewed journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. The Award Program will also assign two individuals who will serve as mentors to each graduate researcher.

Award: $10,000 stipend

Eligibility: Awardees must be officially enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution of higher learning for the upcoming academic year in a graduate course leading to a master’s or doctoral degree. Eligibility status must be maintained throughout the academic year. Candidates in Master’s and Doctoral programs will be evaluated separately. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the faculty advisor has submitted the required documentation provided by the application system. Cover page with certifications. References (including at least one academic reference). Research project proposal. Writing sample. Transcripts.

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements. International applicants must have current student visa.

Disciplines: Open to all fields.

Deadline: May 15, 2016

Visit ACRP Program for more information and application instructions.

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