American Society of Civil Engineers —
Jack E. Leisch Memorial National Graduate Fellowship

Note to PIs: The following program summary is intended to be used for informational purposes only. It does not replace the sponsor’s actual funding opportunity announcement. Always review the most recent version of the sponsor’s full announcement to verify that the deadline has not changed and to identify the most current program requirements.

About the fellowship

The fellowship will apply to the pursuit of full-time studies in eligible academic programs in highway design, traffic engineering, and roadway safety, with an emphasis on highway desigin and traffic operations including ITS and the influence of Autonomous Vehicles on highway design and traffice operations.


Applicants must:

  • Be full-time student enrolled in or admitted to a transportation/traffic engineering graduate degree program (master or doctoral) in civil engineering at a qualified university may apply. Academic performance, potential for development, leadership capacity, and financial need are considered.
  • Be a member in good standing of the Society.

Award amount

The award consists of a certificate and a monetary payment of approximately $6,000.

Award period

Not specified.

Application deadline

April 1, 2021.

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Last updated: July 2021.