Graduate Research Funding

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Research Assistantships on faculty-led TRC research projects
Students have been employed on multiple transportation research initiatives across the university. New project may have opportunities for future graduate research assistantships. Faculty researchers and Associates can be contacted directly for information on current and future opportunities.

For more information, contact Glenn McRae.

Graduate Scholar Research Assistantships
A limited number of one-year (12 month) graduate student research assistantships may be available to full-time UVM graduate students. These assistantships will be posted as they are available. Students may be in any graduate program within UVM’s colleges or schools. Each GRA position will identify critical skills and interests required.  Prior transportation-related experience is preferred but is not necessarily required.

Undergraduate Research Assistantships

The TRC has occasionally been able to provide assistantships for undergraduates to work on specific initiatives with faculty.

Information and openings for student positions at the TRC can be found on the UVM Student Employment Office website.

Other funding opportunities

  • National Research Council provides funding through the Research Associateship Program 
  • The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP)
  • Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) – Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues for the 2014/2015 academic year

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