Most doctoral students and some master's students are supported through graduate research and teaching assistantships that provide full tuition and a monthly stipend. An applicant desiring a graduate assistantship beginning in the fall semester should submit a completed application for graduate admission by January 15 of the same calendar year.
The listing below profiles just a portion of the fellowship opportunities available to support graduate studies. The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Structural Engineering encourages both current and newly admitted graduate students to apply.
Washington University Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Program
The Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship provides support for full-time study leading to the completion of the doctorate in most of Washington University's academic programs.
Washington University Olin Fellowships for Women in Graduate Study
Any female graduate or prospective graduate of a baccalaureate institution in the United States who plans to prepare for a career in higher education or the professions is eligible to apply provided she seeks to obtain through full-time study at Washington University the highest degree available in her chosen field.
American Association of University Women
Supports women doctoral candidates completing dissertations.
Graduate fellowships based on merit for students pursuing doctoral degrees in the applied physical sciences.
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program
Awards fellowships for graduate study leading to master's or doctoral degrees in science, mathematics or engineering related to NASA research and development.
National Physical Sciences Consortium
Offers Ph.D. track fellowships in the physical sciences and related engineering fields.
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
NDSEG Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science or engineering.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.