How To Apply

Candidates interested in the WBGen Fellowship should apply through the Virginia Tech Graduate School to the MS, PhD, or Direct PhD programs in The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, indicating in their application and personal statement their interest in the WBGen program.

For more information on the application process please refer to Graduate School Web Site.

For questions please contact: Dr. Rolando Burgos.

Eligibility

Candidates who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for the Fall 2017 program:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Hold a B.S. or graduate-level degree by August 2017.

Applicant Description

The ideal candidate, currently holding a B.S. degree, will preferably have training on electrical engineering, materials science engineering, or a similar engineering field, but be willing to train in the latter disciplines. Candidates currently holding an M.S. degree, or presently enrolled in a PhD program, will preferably have training on power electronics, packaging and integration, and power systems.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The WBGen program is fully committed to diversity in accordance to the College of Engineering’s Strategic Plan .