Fellowships and Scholarships

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

Air & Waste Management

Scholarships for Career-Oriented Students
The Air & Waste Management Association recognizes outstanding students who are pursuing courses of study and research leading to careers in air quality, waste management, environmental management and sustainability.
Eligibility: Full-time graduate students in AY 2019-2020
Award: Varies
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2019

American Water Works Association

Investing in the Future of the Industry
AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. The association and its sections support nearly 60 scholarships.
Eligibility: Depends on scholarship type
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2019  

DOE - CSGF

Computational Science Fellowships
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship program supports students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Award: $37,000 annual stipend renewable up to four years, full tuition and required fees, academic allowances
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2019

GAANN Fellowships in Civil Engineering

GAANN Fellowships in Civil Engineering
With support from the U.S. Department of Education’s Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need, UA Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics is recruiting applicants for a PhD fellowship program dedicated to training in areas critical to rebuilding the nation’s infrastructures.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens and permanent residents 
Award: Full tuition plus an annual stipend up to $34,000 a year
Deadline: Priority consideration Jan. 15. 2019; upon receipt through May 1, 2019

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.