We are pleased to inform you that while your application to pursue the Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering was not successful, we have considered and approved you for the Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)degree in Environmental Engineering beginning September 2016. During your first year as an MSE student, you would be able to re-apply for the Ph.D. program and be considered for Ph.D. fellowship funding. Your application has been forwarded with our recommendation to the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies. The Graduate School will advise you officially regarding your admission and send all necessary information. Please note that this offer does not come with any funding guarantee.