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Internship, Fellowship, and Scholarship

Scholarships and Resources for DACA and Dream Act students:


NVC partner in the following fellowship: 

Article of past Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowhsip Participants


*Please note that the application pool for this academic year has closed. Please keep an eye out for the 2025 DDETFP announcement via Canvas. 


Opportunity Number: 693JJ318NF5228-2021 

The EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides funding for the pursuit of an Associate’s Degree or specialized training in transportation related fields. The program objective is to attract qualified students to the fields of transportation education and research, and advance transportation workforce development. The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation. The program is intended to help upgrade the scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States and encompasses all modes of transportation.


MESA Students declared in STEM majors with a Student Education Plan on file who will be enrolled in the fall and spring semester with an interest in pursuing a career in transportation are encouraged to apply. Students will be required to participate in biweekly meetings with the faculty advisor/campus program manager designed to explores and evaluates transportation related topics. In addition, students will be paired with a faculty and/or transportation industry adviser to assist in acquiring discipline awareness as well as focus on the requirements stipulated through the Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship in collaboration with the MESA Program. Recipients prepared a research paper on a topic directly related to a relevant transportation problem or issue, with the approval of Antonio Castro, Faculty Advisor. Awardee’s MUST attend the Transportation Research Board (TRB) held in early January in Washington, DC, where you may be selected to present your research project. In addition, all students submit a required 300-word abstract of their research (or proposed research) for review to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) staff. A paid stipend will be given in the amount up to $3,500 throughout the academic year and a $1,500 travel stipend to attend the annual TRB Conference for a total of $5,000 for the academic year.


All applicants must: be enrolled in an accredited United States institution of higher education, must be pursuing a degree in a full-time program, must be in a transportation-related discipline, must have a minimum of one year remaining before transfer, must conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines, and should be planning to enter the transportation profession after completing their education.

Non-U.S. citizens must attach a valid copy of their Student and Exchange Visitor Information System Form issued by the IHE the student is enrolled in or Form I-20 “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Status’, or Form I-551 “Permanent Resident Card” issued by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration. Service (USCIS). Applications without this information will be considered incomplete.


The Eisenhower Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of merit. Merit includes:


NASA Community College Curriculum Development Grant

View information on project Rising Data.


mesa/stem center ON-Campus internship

*We are no longer accepting applications for this academic year. Please keep an eye out for our 2024 - 2025 On-Campus Internship Application in Fall 2024.

The purpose of the MESA/STEM Center On-Campus Internship Program is to provide STEM students with a research-focused and team-based on-campus STEM internship opportunity that is led by a STEM faculty mentor. All students who participate in this internship MUST ATTEND AND PRESENT at the STEMposium happening April 24, 2024. Students will receive a paid stipend at the end of Spring 2024.


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