Funding Your Graduate Physics Degree

In general, first year students are eligible for graduate assistantships.Merit-based financial support for Graduate Students is available through graduate research and teaching assistantships, fellowships, and tuition scholarships. Each category of support is awarded annually on a competitive basis. Award recipients are expected to perform specified duties for 15 hours per week during the academic year. The responsibilities, often described as an internship, are defined and evaluated by the academic department or the Graduate School depending upon the appointment.

Other Internal Funding Sources

  • Edward Alexander Bouchet GraduateAssistantship
  • The Frederick Douglass Doctoral Scholars Fellowship
  • The Ronald E. McNair Graduate Assistantship
  • The Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP)
  • The Graduate Assistance in the Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship
  • Graduate Assistantships