The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation are committed to advancing groundbreaking applied science with real-world benefits for all humanity. The Foundation is an incubator of innovation through its prestigious fellowship program supporting our nation’s most promising young scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit and comprises of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Qualified applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America.
A candidate who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency.
College seniors wishing to study the Ph.D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so, may apply. We usually do not award fellowships to candidates who are already beyond their first year of graduate study except in cases of "exceptional leverage." Such awards are very rare—only three have been made in the past 10 years.