2020 Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship in STEM

by Ranjani Atur, Funding Peer
Wednesday, September 09, 2020 4:30 PM

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is inviting applications for Fall 2020 Graduate Fellowships in Applied Physical, Biological, or Engineering Sciences. The Hertz Foundation is dedicated 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 the nation’s most promising young scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. The Hertz Foundation mission is to provide unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s most remarkable Ph.D. students in the physical, biological and engineering sciences. 

October 23, 2020



All eligible applicants must:

  • be first-year graduate students;
  • pursue a PhD in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering;
  • intend to direct their studies toward understanding and solving major, near-term problems facing society; and
  • be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Full tuition equivalent $34,000 to $40,000 stipend per 9-month academic year is set by the degree of coordination with other Fellowships.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program