We've extended the deadline to 4/3/2017 as many people are on break this week.







The Ben and Elaine Whiteley Endowment for Materials Research, established in 2007, provides support for materials research in the College of Science. In particular, it provides fellowship support for students to work full time during the Summer in a research laboratory, working on materials research related topics.

Application procedure

Students submit an application to the chair of the chemistry or physics department by March 31. The chairs of the chemistry and physics departments will select one or two recipients and announce the decision before  April 15.

This year (2017) the award will be given in Physics - materials should be submitted electronicaly to Kelly.Carter@oregonstate.edu with the subject line "Whiteley Materials Fellowship"

Students should submit the following material:

  • Personal statement: short statement of advocacy why you should be awarded a fellowship
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research proposal: short description of research plans for Summer
  • Letter of support from adviser
  • Copy of transcript

Heidi Schellman
Head, Department of Physics
Oregon State University
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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