Dwight D. Eisenhower MIHE Transportation Fellowship Program

We are pleased to announce that Northern Arizona University (NAU) has been designated by the Federal Highway Administration to operate a Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) for the 2015-2016 year. The Fellowship program provides funding for Native American students in the pursuit of Bachelor’s (junior and senior), Master’s Degrees or Doctorates in transportation related fields at.  The program objectives are to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation; to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees; and to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States. The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation.

To be eligible for the Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be a Native American student
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. Institution if applying for a graduate award;
  • Be enrolled in an accredited U.S. Institution of higher education
  • Be pursuing a degree (sophomore, junior, or senior) in a full-time program in a transportation-related discipline
  • Have at least one full academic year remaining in program of study;
  • Conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines; and
  • Plan to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education.

The application package can be found in the sidebar link to the right 

An information session will be held on May 7, 2015 (Thursday) morning at 11am in RM 323 located in the Engineering Building (#69). Former NAU Eisenhower fellow students will be present to share their experience in the application and research. Interested students and faculty are encouraged to attend.  

If you have questions, please contact the Program Campus Manager, Dr. Jun Ho, at 928-523-5307 or via email at chun-hsing.ho@nau.edu