funding & financial aid

available funding & projects

For an updated list of funded graduate student opportunities, please browse this Google Sheet. There you will find details of the positions currently available and contact information for the advisor or principal investigator for the position.


Most of the Department’s graduate students receive financial support as Research Assistants on federally-funded research grants and contracts. The Department also has several state-funded Teaching Assistantships. Both research and teaching assistantships include tuition waivers. In addition, scholarships in varying amounts are awarded annually on a competitive basis from funds available from the:

In addition, we welcome prospective students to apply for National Scholarship Opportunities or Local Scholarship Opportunities. We invite you to contact faculty whose research aligns with your interests to collaboratively develop a project for those opportunities.