• Develop endowment funds for graduate (“bridge”) fellowships for Masters students. As outlined above, we currently devote a certain amount of our fellowship money to $1000 fellowships for Masters students. These fellowships often make it possible for non-resident students to attend, or are enough to show our current undergraduates that we are interested in their continuing on for the Masters degree. Ideally we could increase this amount to $2500/year for two years. Since these students are highly sought after by employers once they have their Masters degrees, the consulting engineering firms of Texas are a logical place to look for these endowment funds.
• As a subtask for this recommendation, we should develop a database of who the recipients of these Masters level fellowships are, and where they go for employment after graduation. It would be a useful development device to be able to show prospective donors that the recipients of these fellowships are working for their firms.
• Develop more endowment funds for Ph.D. students to increase the number of available fellowships. Three possible approaches to utilize these funds to recruit Ph.D. students are outlined below. It... [continues]
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