Submitting the application for admission places you in the candidate pool for consideration for all fellowships administered by the Graduate College, along with fellowships and assistantships offered within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The application includes basic information about you as a candidate, your personal statement, three letters of reference, and transcripts.
With regard to CEE funding, the number of applicants far exceeds the amount of funding that we have available. Only the most talented applicants who match the research needs of our professors receive funding from CEE. The selection process is difficult and we are able to give funding to only a small number of applicants.
For information about external fellowships, please see the Graduate College's External Fellowship information and Database.
The Grainger Engineering Ph.D. Commitment
Grainger Engineering Ph.D. students in their first five years of enrollment are guaranteed a funded appointment for fall and spring that includes a full tuition waiver, a partial fee waiver, and a stipend. Students are also eligible for summer support. Students must remain in Good Academic Standing (see the Graduate College Handbook, Part I, Chapter 3.2) and successfully perform the duties of their assistantships.