Scholarships and Assistantships

For students who show scholarly promise, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering offer scholarships, fellowships, and research or teaching assistantships to full-time students in doctoral programs. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences also offers awards to full-time students in master’s programs. Certificate students are not eligible for these awards.

  • Tuition Scholarships are available in most master's and doctoral programs for qualified students.
  • Teaching Assistantships are offered by most departments.
  • Research Assistantships are generally available in the science and engineering areas.
  • Fellowships are offered to students who demonstrate outstanding records of achievement and a well-articulated plan of study.

How to Apply
To apply for tuition scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships, complete the Financial Aid Application section of the online application.

Award notification is sent to the applicant's mailing address, either with the acceptance letter or shortly thereafter.

Award offers are official only when made in writing and signed by the dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the dean of the School of Engineering, or the director of enrollment and student services at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.