Mehta Rice Engineering Scholars Program

Are you passionate about making a difference in the world?

Do you have an interest in research, innovation, and entrepreneurship?

If so, apply today for the Mehta Rice Engineering Scholars Program!

The Mehta Rice Engineering Scholars Program is designed for exceptional graduate or undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in research and innovation. This program provides students with the chance to work alongside top researchers, inventors, and entrepreneurs, and gain valuable experience that will set them up for a successful career in their chosen field.

Program Details

As a Mehta Rice Engineering Scholar, you’ll have access to a wide range of resources, including:

  • Opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research projects.
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
  • Mentorship and guidance from leading researchers and entrepreneurs.
  • Networking opportunities with other Mehta Rice Engineering Scholars and industry leaders.

Outstanding students will be selected from the most prestigious institutions in India to come to the United States and spend three months at Rice University. The scholars will be placed in the appropriate labs at Rice University based on their research topic interest and the selection committee’s recommendation.

How to Apply

Those students who are interested in applying should send a CV, a two-page research proposal (including potential Rice faculty with common research areas), and a letter of recommendation from his/her faculty advisor in India. Acceptance is contingent upon the host institution paying for the student’s international travel.