Fellowships and Scholarships

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

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.

National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine

Research Associateship Programs
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine administers numerous NRC postdoctoral fellowships. Stipends for recent PhD recipients range from approximately $42,000 to $80,000.

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.

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.

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.

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.