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Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Laboratory Alexander Kossiakoff Scholarship
JHU Alexander Kossiakoff Scholarship ApplicationDOC31.00 KB02 Dec, 2014 Download


Recognize and encourage promising applied systems engineering research by students in a Masters or Doctoral program. The award carries a $5,000 grant to the student. The student will also be provided with a plaque and recognition at the Annual Symposium in the summer.



  • Rigor and creativity of proposed applied research
  • Potential application to Applied Physics Laboratory systems engineering interests
  • Strength of resume and bio sketch
  • Strength of academic recommendations
  • Additional attributes noted in the applicant’s materials that go beyond the application requirements.

Application Process:

  • Each applicant must submit an application package to include a complete resume/vitae, a brief bio-sketch, description of the study/research areas of interest (at least 3-4 pages), and a discussion of the contribution and expected outcomes that will benefit applications of interest to the Laboratory.
  • Applicants must have two faculty references submit recommendation letters on their behalf.
  • Completed applications and faculty references can be submitted beginning 1 Jan and must be received by 1 June of each year. (The award will be made at the annual INCOSE Symposium)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and an admitted student in a Masters or Doctoral Program in Systems Engineering at an accredited university.
  • An applicant seeking the award must submit an application.
  • Applicants may not receive more than one award.

JHU / APL Scholarship Recipients