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Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program

The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by attracting the brightest minds to the field through education, research, and workforce development. The DDETFP encompasses all modes of transportation.

The DDETFP is an annual program and information on how to apply is posted through a notice of funding opportunity on when the award cycle opens. The categories of Fellowships include:

DDETFP Graduate Fellowship
: funding for students to pursue Master's or Doctoral degrees in transportation-related disciplines.
DDETFP Grants for Research Fellowship (GRF
): opportunities for students to work with USDOT program offices, which are interested in attracting workforce-ready students pursuing advanced degrees in transportation-related disciplines.

Last updated: March 2020

Fields of Study:

  • Transportation-related discipline


  • United States

Program Type:

  • Research
  • Study


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • One year
  • Multi-year


  • April 

Degree Level:

  • Post UG
  • Graduate