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PTE 400 | Introduction to Transport Process in Porous Media

Kristian Jessen

PTE 411 | Introduction to Transport Process in Porous Media

USC University of Southern California

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships

Dean's Master's Scholarship
This fellowship is available to both domestic and international Master's students. Several partial fellowships will be awarded to outstanding incoming students for Fall 2014. Awardees will be nominated on the basis of overall academic performance.

In order to be considered for funding, you must submit the online application and your official, sealed transcripts by December 15. All other supplemental materials required for the program(s) to which you are applying, such as GRE and TOEFL scores, must be submitted by the application deadline of January 15.  Notification of scholarship decisions will be sent out by May 1.

DEN@Viterbi Fellowship

The DEN@Viterbi Fellowship assists with USC Tuition and Fees for those master’s students who are working full-time and are not entirely funded by their employer. Candidates need to fully or partially support themselves financially for their DEN@Viterbi program. Up to ten partial fellowships, providing 3 units of tuition per student, will be awarded to outstanding working professionals during the fall semester. This one-time fellowship must be utilized during the awarded academic year.

Please see the DEN@Viterbi Fellowship Application for more information. Application and required materials must be submitted by June 1, 2014. 

Chevron-USC Partnership Fellowship
Supporting the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s vision and commitment to creating sustainable energy supply systems, energy company Chevron is awarding $30,000 fellowships to outstanding incoming Master’s students. The awards will be distributed at the beginning of the fall term and recipients will be honored at a Chevron sponsored event and will have continual contact with Chevron executives, with opportunities for future internships and employment.  This fellowship is available to Master's students who wish to pursue energy-related fields of engineering. Citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. and its territories are eligible to apply. In order to be considered for funding, you must submit the online application and your official, sealed transcripts by December 15. All other supplemental materials required for the program(s) to which you are applying, such as GRE and TOEFL scores, must be submitted by the application deadline of January 15.  Notification of scholarship decisions will be sent out by May 1.

25% Tuition Assistance for Chevron Employees
Academically qualified Chevron employees may earn 25% tuition assistance at USC when pursuing a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering - Smart Oilfield Technologies (SOFT certificate included), Petroleum Engineering – Geoscience Technologies, or Petroleum Engineering. *25% of tuition only (does not cover books).

If pursuing a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering (SOFT certificate included), 25% of the tuition will be covered by the Petroleum Engineering Department and 75% covered by Chevron. Please be sure to review the flyer below and submit your application to be considered as awards are limited.

More information: 25% Tuition Assistance for Chevron Employees Flyer

Viterbi Squared Program (only DEN@Viterbi alumni eligible)
Alumni of Viterbi Master’s programs earned via DEN@Viterbi who return to complete a second Master’s degree are eligible for this program which enables them to:

  • Waive the Graduate Application Fee
  • Waive the GRE requirement (we will use your previous scores)
  • Transfer one applicable course from your previous USC Master’s degree
  • By maintaining a 3.0 GPA throughout the program, students will be eligible for the Dean’s Alumni Fellowship of 3 units to be awarded their final semester

Please complete the Viterbi Squared Interest Form before submitting your application for admission or applying for Limited student status.