Grad Student Funding Opportunities

The following are graduate funding opportunities that previous students have been awarded for their studies at Yale Engineering, or that have been received by the Dean's office with requests for Yale students to apply.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program

Provides three years of support with an annual stipend of $30,000. $10,500 cost-of-education allowance to the institution (anticipated to increase to $12,000 for 2012).

Environmental Protection Agency "Science To Achieve Results" STAR Graduate Fellowships

Up to $42,000 per year, including $12,000 per year for tuition and fees, $25,000 per year in a monthly stipend, and an annual expense allowance of $5,000. Masters level students can receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students can be supported for a maximum of three years with funding available, under certain circumstances, over a period of four years.

ASEE SMART Scholarship

Full tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking). Stipend paid at a rate of $25,000 - $38,000 depending on degree pursuing (may be prorated depending on award length). Paid summer internships, health Insurance allowance up to $1,200 per calendar year, book allowance of $1,000 per academic year, mentoring, employment placement after graduation.

Boren Fellowships

Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

$36,000 yearly stipend with payment of full tuition and required fees. Yearly conferences. $5,000 academic allowance in the first fellowship year; $1,000 academic allowance each renewed year. 12-week research practicum. Renewable up to four years.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowships

Supports international predoctoral students studying in the United States who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies. Three-year fellowship, annual stipend of $30,000; annual fellow’s allowance of $3,000 (for health insurance, health care expenses, books and supplies, journal subscriptions, computer-related expenses, travel to scientific meetings, professional fees or dues, tuition for special course, etc); annual institutional allowance of $10,000 in lieu of all tuition and fees.