Graduate Program – Financial

Aid & Fellowships


Department & College of Engineering Fellowships

The College of Engineering offers Fellowships to Domestic applicants. To be considered for these fellowships applications must be complete by the January 15th deadline. Faculty will make recommendations to the Department Chair for fellowship nominations. No College fellowships are available for spring or summer admission.


Graduate School Fellowship

The Graduate School at the University of Utah offers a variety of scholarships/fellowships to students. To see the current list and information on them please visit their Financial Assistance webpage.


Graduate Funding

The Department offers funded student positions consisting of Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Teaching Assistant, and Graduate Assistant. These students work with faculty on research or assisting in classes. If you are interested in one of these positions a completed online application needs to be submitted by the date listed in the semester you are seeking admission. Information on how to apply can be found on the Admissions page.


National Research Council Foundation

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 – $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.   Detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website (see link above). There are 4 deadlines throughout the year, please see the website for more information.



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