Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment

The Paul A. Maeder ’75 Fund for Innovation in Energy and the Environment provides a highly competitive Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment for the academic year 2012-2013.  The deadline is March 23, 2012.  Any Princeton faculty member is invited to nominate his/her very best post-generals, non-DCE graduate student performing research related to energy and/or the environment as impacted by energy; the student may be enrolled in any Ph.D. program on campus.

The recipient will receive a one-year fellowship to cover tuition and stipend (and may include a summer stipend), to begin summer or fall semester 2012.  Nominations should be brief (no more than 3 pages) and include a description of the graduate student’s research focused on energy and/or the environment, his/her accomplishments to date, and his/her potential for success. It must also include the amounts for the student’s tuition and stipend(s).  The student’s c.v. and Princeton transcript should be attached to the nomination document.

An anonymous faculty committee with appropriate expertise will be appointed to evaluate the nominations and recommend a recipient.  Nominations will be reviewed on the bases of the potential impact on technical solutions to ensure our sustainable energy and environmental future and the likelihood of enabling long-term research goals.  The recipient will be required to submit a post-fellowship report of his/her research activities.

Nominations are due Friday, March 23, 2012 and should be sent to the attention of Emily A. Carter, Founding Director at  Notice of the award will be made by April 20, 2012.