The Computer Science Department partnered with the Ken Kennedy Institute at Rice University to annually award the Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence in Computer Science Fellowship in the amount of $5,000 to a well qualified graduate student in Computer Science.
This fellowship has been made possible by the Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence Fund in Computer Science, established in honor of the late Dr. Andrew Ladd by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Ladd, his sister Ms. Kelly Ladd, and his widow Dr. Fumiko Chino. Andrew Ladd excelled in his studies at Rice University and received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Rice University, Houston, Texas in 2003 and 2006, respectively.
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The deadline for 2019-2020 applicant submissions is now closed. Please check back here for updates.
Graduate student must be a student in the Computer Science Department at Rice University
Candidate must be registered at Rice University for the entire calendar year for which he/she is nominated
Fellowship amount: $5,000 disbursed to student (paid on top of current stipend).
The candidate selected to receive the fellowship is not eligible for other Rice fellowships.
Preference will be given to candidates who have already started their thesis research.
Please note, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the letter of recommendation is sent to the Ken Kennedy Institute.
Letters should be e-mailed to email@example.com (preferred) or alternatively can be dropped off at Duncan Hall room 1084 or sent via campus mail to MS 39.