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Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowship and scholarship announcements of interest to UA College of Engineering graduate students are listed below.

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award
These two-year fellowships assist scholars -- PhD, MD or MD/PhD -- in their transitions to tenure-track faculty positions. Awards range from $63,300 to $77,000, with 75 percent going toward the stipend, and 25 percent toward research expenditures. Application deadline is Sept. 19, 2016.
Belgian American Fellowships Belgian American Fellowships
The Belgian American Educational Foundation supports up to 10 fellowships carrying a stipend of $27,000 for master's or PhD students and $31,000 for postdoctoral fellows studying at Belgian Universities. Application deadline is Oct. 31, 2016.
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Every year these merit-based, two-year fellowships support 30 new Americans -- immigrants or children of immigrants -- who are pursuing graduate studies in any field in the United States and are 30 or younger. The award includes up to $25,000 a year in stipend support and $20,000 a year in tuition and fees. Next deadline is Nov. 1, 2016.
NASA MURED Proposals

NASA MUREP Proposals
The NASA Office of Education Minority University Research and Education Project, or MUREP, seeks independently conceived fellowship proposals from students pursuing graduate degrees in NASA-relevant STEM disciplines. Selected students perform research at their campuses during the academic year and at a designated NASA field center during an annual 10- to 15-week Center Based Research Experience, or CBRE. Funding is provided for a maximum of three years. 

NRC Research Associateship NRC Research Associateships
The National Research Council (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine) administers numerous graduate entry level stipends beginning at $30,000 annually and stipends for recent PhD recipients ranging from $42,000 to $80,000, higher for senior research associates.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or GRFP, helps ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. The program provides awardees $34,000 annually for three years. During tenured years, NSF Fellows at the UA receive full tuition, paid mandatory fees, individual health insurance, and a yearly $500 travel grant.

GEM The National Gem Consortium GEM Fellowships
GEM offers engineering graduate students from underrepresented groups access to research opportunities at dozens of U.S. firms and universities. The MS fellowship provides $16,000 total in stipend funds plus full tuition and fees. The PhD fellowship provides a $16,000 stipend for one academic year, plus additional stipend support from the university, and full tuition and fees up to five years. Deadline is Nov. 15, 2016.
Sandia National Labs Sandia National Labs Master's Fellowships
These fellowships fully fund master’s of science degrees for exceptional bachelor’s-level minority candidates, who join multidisciplinary R&D teams as regular full-time Sandia employees.
TLA Student Fellows TLA Student Fellows
Build your experience in the world of technology and intellectual property. Tech Launch Arizona student fellows work individually and in groups with technology licensing managers assessing new University of Arizona technology.
UA GPSC Grants and Subsidies UA GPSC Grants and Subsidies
The UA Graduate and Professional Student Council offers several funding opportunities year round for graduate students, including travel grants ($750), research and project grants ($2,000) and childcare subsidies ($1,000), plus club and professional development funding, prescription subsidies, and more.
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UA Institute of the Environment UA Institute of the Environment Travel Awards
These semiannual awards provide funding, up to $500, for graduate students to travel to meetings, workshops, conferences or symposia and present their research or to do fieldwork.

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant Positions

RA and TA positions are available through College departments. We encourage you contact the departments in which you are interested.

 

Additional Funding Sources

Visit the UA Graduate College for additional information on funding resources and financial aid.

All graduate students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to be eligible for need-based grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study programs.

The College of Engineering awards up to $400 a year to graduate students attending upcoming conferences. These limited travel funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis to one student per academic advisor. When funding becomes available, a notification will be sent out to students to apply using the travel request form. Please call 520.621.0764 or email the Engineering Graduate Education Office for further information.

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