Applications are not currently being accepted.

Apply for several MnDRIVE (Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing) GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS with emphasis on outreach activities (mentorship for robotics teams, technology camps, etc.).

The maximum award will be at the level of a 25% graduate assistantship and will be awarded to graduate students from the University of Minnesota for the 2015 calendar year. The objective is to reach out to schools and other relevant groups to create excitement about science and engineering with emphasis on robotics, sensing, and manufacturing. Applications of these technologies to precision and sustainable agriculture, medicine, and manufacturing are of particular interest.

Graduate students with energy and ideas for outreach activities are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to those who will graduate after the 2016 calendar year. A transcript (including overall GPA), a two-page curriculum vitae with contact information, and a one-page description of the applicant’s outreach ideas are required.

How to submit an application

Please submit the following required information:

  • transcript (including overall GPA),
  • two-page curriculum vitae with contact information, and
  • one-page description of the applicant’s outreach ideas.

Please submit the above information as a single PDF file (filesize of no more than 1 MB) to  psiho002@umn.edu, with the subject “Grad Scholar.”

In addition, please arrange for one recommendation letter to be sent directly to psiho002@umn.edu.