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Dean’s Fellowship

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Dean’s Fellowship

This prestigious award is for highly qualified incoming domestic Ph.D. students.  The Dean’s Fellowship provides tuition, health insurance and $30,000 of annual support. This award is a commitment for four academic years plus summers. Fellows hold a 50% FTE Graduate Research Associate position working with faculty conducting research in their field of interest.

Qualified candidates:

  • Are first-year Ph.D. students
  • Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Have an undergraduate engineering degree from a major state university or top private college
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and GRE scores in the 70th percentile or higher (when required by the program)
  • Brings a strong passion for research with some research experience as an undergraduate and/or other significant industry or leadership activities
  • Apply to one of our engineering graduate programs by December 31


  • Full tuition and health insurance
  • $30,000 annual stipend
  • Award valued at (tuition, insurance, stipend) approx. $55,000 per year
  • Financial support to remain the same throughout your Ph.D. program
  • Involvement in recruiting

Fellowships require a student application.