Fellowships and Scholarships

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

ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc.

ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc. Academic Scholarship
This $1,000 STEM scholarship, created by urban wildlife manager Rebecca Fyffe, supports women in STEM programs.
Deadline is July 1, 2018.

Arizona Hydrological Society

Arizona Hydrological Society Scholarship
AHS is offering up to three $2,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students studying hydrology, hydrogeology and other areas of water resources at Arizona Universities.
Deadline is April 17, 2018.

Bio5 Internship

BIO5 Internship Connections
The BIO5 Institute regularly posts internships and jobs geared to the Arizona bioindustry –for graduate and undergraduate students in the life sciences, engineering, business and computer and information sciences.
Deadlines vary.

Claude Leon Foundation

Claude Leon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

The foundation funds South African and foreign postdoctoral scientists in science, engineering and medical sciences to increase the volume and quality of research and develop and transfer technical skills in South Africa. Fellows receive $23,000 a year for two years.

Deadline is May 31, 2018.

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowships

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowships
Through Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Latinos on Fast Track program, ExxonMobil provides fellowships for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in four-year colleges. The fellowship consists of five one-hour meetings with a mentor, participation in the online Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program, an exclusive curriculum to introduce fellows to the organization and company career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant.

Deadline is April 20, 2018.
Great Minds in STEM

HENAAC Scholars Program
The goal of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Scholars Program is to increase graduation rates among underrepresented and underserved STEM college students. Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000.
Deadline is April 30, 2018.

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 Fellowships

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.

US Department of Energy

Office of Science Graduate Research Program
This program helps prepare PhD candidates for STEM careers important to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Students pursuing part of their thesis research at DOE labs receive a monthly stipend up to $3,000 and travel expenses up to $2,000.
Deadline is May 15, 2018.

American Water Resources Association

Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship
This American Water Resources Association memorial scholarship for national AWRA members provides $2,000 to at least one undergraduate and one graduate student.
Deadline is April 23, 2018.

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.

Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association

STEM Diversity Scholarship
The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association offers the Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship, made possible for the 2017-2018 academic year by a contribution from Booz Allen Hamilton. Women and minority graduate students pursuing degrees in majors that support the mission of the AFCEA Educational Foundation are encouraged to apply for these $3,000 scholarships.
Deadline is April 20, 2018.

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.