Awards and Fellowships

The Graduate School is proud of its students, and their accomplishments. Throughout the year, the Graduate School recognizes its students by providing financial support or nominating them for external awards. Please see the following pages for more information about some of our outstanding students and the calendar for upcoming deadlines.

Internal Awards

External Awards


  • Dean's Fellowship—This fellowship provides partial academic-year support and full summer support for the first year. Eligible PhD students must be nominated by their program.
  • DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships—The DeVlieg Foundation sponsors fellowships annually to PhD and MS students in engineering or a closely related field.
  • Doctoral Finishing Fellowships—This fellowship assists PhD candidates in the final semester.
  • King-Chávez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship—This fellowship aims to increase the pool of underrepresented students pursuing faculty teaching careers in postsecondary education.
  • GEM Fellowship—MS and PhD Fellowships for minority students in science and engineering.
  • Recruiting Fellowships—Programs may nominate incoming students for supplemental support which will assist in recruiting new students.

Find more funding opportunities online.