Minimum Stipend Rates
Students on assistantship are paid bi-weekly and students on fellowship are paid monthly.
|Stipend Rate Categories||Minimum 2017-18 Rates per semester1||Minimum 2016-17 Rates per semester1|
|MS Students||$ 6,800||$ 6,564|
|Incoming or Continuing PhDs Lacking an MS Degree||$ 6,800||$ 6,564|
|Incoming or Continuing PhDs with an MS Degree2||$ 7,895||$ 7,621|
|PhDs After Passing Qualifying Exam (with or without MS)||$ 8,243||$ 7,957|
|PhDs After Passing Qualifying and Proposal Defense Exam (with or without MS)||$ 8,593||$ 8,294|
|1. Departments or faculty can use funds from external or Michigan Tech Fund sources to provide PhD students with support of up to $41,000 per year and MS students with support of up to $35,000 per year (not including tuition). Support from Michigan Tech Fund sources can also be used to supplement stipends funded from Michigan Tech's General Fund (i.e., GTA stipends).|
|2. This stipend rate will be used by the Sponsored Programs Office for all PhD students during the preparation of budgets for proposals to external sponsors.|
Please review resources for current students for additional requirements and policies regarding assistantships.