SCIPE AI in Civil Engineering

Graduate Student Fellowship & Undergraduate Research Scholarship

The SCIPE AI in Civil Engineering fellowship and scholarship programs provides a year-long opportunity for graduate students, and a summer-long opportunity for undergraduate students, to develop advanced Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Infrastructure for applications in Civil Engineering and collaborate with experts at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Advanced Computing Center.

Graduate Student Fellowship 

Program Dates: June 1, 2024 – May 31, 2025
Application Deadline: February 6, 2024

Application Instructions

Fellows will receive:

  • $37,000 stipend in two installments of $18,500
  • Up to $12,000 in tuition allowance throughout the year
  • Travel support to present research results at a SCIPE AI in Civil Engineering community event and/or professional conference
  • Paid visits to UT Austin and TACC in Austin, TX

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and disability statuses to apply.

For more information and to apply, please see Fellowship Application Instructions and SCIPE FAQ or contact staff at: scipe@tacc.utexas.edu.

Eligibility

Applications will only be accepted from students who are studying in the United States or its territories at a US institution. Applicants must also:

  • Be enrolled as a PhD graduate student at the time of application
  • Have completed at least one year of their graduate program as of March 2024
  • Have at least one full year remaining in their program as of June 2024
  • Be able to spend at least one week of the summer semester in residence at TACC in the year of award

Applications will be evaluated based on:

  • Related experience and service
  • Research plan and its use of advanced computing resources
  • Letters of reference
  • Projects that support multidisciplinary research

Undergraduate Research Scholarship 

Program Dates: June 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024
Application Deadline: February 6, 2024

Application Instructions

Scholarship awardees will receive:

  • Stipend of $7,000, includes maintenance allowance for time at UT Austin/TACC.
  • Paid travel to UT Austin and TACC in Austin, TX

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and disability statuses to apply.

For more information and to apply, please see Scholarship Application Instructions and SCIPE FAQ or contact staff at: scipe@tacc.utexas.edu.

Eligibility

Applications will only be accepted from students who are studying in the United States or its territories at a US institution. Applicants must also:

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of application
  • Have completed at least one year of their undergraduate program as of March 2024
  • Have at least one full year remaining in their program as of June 2024
  • Be able to spend at least one month of the summer semester in residence at UT Austin/TACC in the year of award

Applications will be evaluated based on:

  • Related experience and service
  • Research plan and its use of advanced computing resources
  • Letters of reference
  • Projects that support multidisciplinary research

The SCIPE Graduate Student Fellowship and Undergraduate Research Scholarship are supported by the Chishiki-AI program, a pioneering initiative funded by the National Science Foundation and led by a team of experts at the University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Cornell University.