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Title CATER Doctoral Fellowship
Salary $151,000-$169,000 (with benifits)
Start Date 2016-11-01
End Date 2017-01-29
Location UCF-CATER
Job Information


The Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research is announcing the ORC-CATER Doctoral Fellowships. Applicants are considered for any of the thrust research focus within CATER research labs.

Fellowship Specifics:

The fellowships offers exceptional applicants with a competitive stipend along with all tuition, fees, health insurance paid. The stipend specifics are as follows.

Yearly Stipend
Year 1   $46,000 
Year 2   $25,000
Year 3   $25,000
Year 4*   $25,000
Year 5 Company Internship: $30,000-$48,000 
Total   $151,000 – $169,000

* will be prorated based on graduation period

Acceptance Criteria:

Candidates must have the following in order to apply for this fellowship:

  1. A combined (quantitative=>160 + verbal) GRE score of 315 or greater and writing 4 or greater
  2. Undergraduate CGPA of 3.6 or greater
  3. Passing score on a test of the fundamentals to be administered
  4. Acceptable performance on scheduled interview (discussion on the previous research experience, publication, verbal and written communication skills, etc.)

Areas of Research:

Major emphasis on one of the 10 topics organized in three groups:

A. Flow, Fuels, & Combustion Group:

1- Aero & Heat Transfer

2- Combustion/Emissions

3- Alternative Fuels

4- Cycles Innovation

B. Materials, Properties & Manufacturing Group:

5- Extreme Temperature Materials

6- Mechanical Integrity

7- Design & Manufacturing

8- Composites

C. Dynamic Systems & Control Group:

9- Dynamic Integrity

10- System Dynamics, Controls & Transients

with minor emphasis on one topic from each of the other two groups.


Applications are due on January 15th, 2017. The UCF Ph.D. application fee will be paid by CATER for applicants who apply by December 15th, 2016.

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