For Incoming First-Year Graduate Students
The Resnick Institute provides an annual fellowship to an incoming first-year graduate student showing excellent potential in the field of sustainability science or sustainable energy science. The recipient is selected from nominations made by the Admissions Review Committees representing each option on campus. The fellowship provides full tuition for the year and a stipend of $31,500 for academic year 2013-2014. Please contact the Resnick Institute or the Caltech Graduate Studies Office for more information.
For Current Graduate Students
The Resnick Institute awards research fellowships in spring and fall to outstanding graduate student researchers with projects that chart new paths in renewable energy and sustainability science. Selections are made by a Faculty Review Committee and based on application, project presentation, and interview. The fellowships offer students the opportunity to explore new directions in sustainability focused scientific research by covering tuition and providing a stipend of $31,000/year for academic year 2012-2013. We anticipate awarding two fellowships per application period. Applications are accepted in winter for the Spring Fellowships and early fall for the Fall Fellowships.
Application Period Now Closed -Will Open Again in Fall 2013
Students must have completed at least their first year of graduate study by June 2013 to be eligible. Prior to submission, support for the applicant's research topic must be obtained from at least one, and preferably two, Caltech faculty members.
Applications should include a project title and short abstract (200 words or less), a two page research proposal, the applicant's CV, and the names of supporting Caltech faculty. Letters of support from these faculty members should be submitted here. Please read the application guidelines and feel free to contact us with questions.
The mission of the Resnick Institute is to foster transformational advances in energy science and technology through research, education and communication. The Resnick Institute strives to identify and address the most important outstanding challenges and issues in the generation, storage, transmission, conversion and conservation of energy.