Explore the Possibilities

Our strong alumni network and broad range of government and industry partnerships opens doors for Michigan Engineering graduate students. Explore your fellowships and scholarship options .

Funding for PhD Students

All Michigan Engineering doctoral students are guaranteed full funding, provided they continue to meet all the milestones on the path to their doctorate. The package includes:

  • Tuition and fees
  • University Health Insurance
  • Monthly living stipend

Exact funding amounts vary by department, and students coming from a master’s program typically receive 4 years of funding. Students coming directly from a bachelor’s program receive 5 years of funding. The package can come from a combination of sources, including:

  • Michigan Engineering or Rackham Graduate School fellowships
  • Graduate Student Research Assistant (GSRA) appointments
  • Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) positions
  • External fellowships

Funding for Master’s Students

Check with your department to learn more about any fellowships, GSI positions or GSRA positions open to master’s students.

Bridge to the Doctorate Program

Two terms of funding for the first academic year (i.e. tuition, living stipend, health insurance and fees). Admitted master’s students are automatically considered for this award based on the information in their official admission applications.