Student loans are administered through banks in the home state/country of the individual students. For more information visit the financial aid webpage.
Graduate assistantships are available for eligible full-time graduate students, subject to funding constraints. Amounts of assistantship awards and required student work commitments may vary. Students interested in assistantships should contact the appropriate department.
The engineering departments have a number of openings available for graduate assistantships. To qualify, a graduate student must be matriculated and carrying at least 9 credits per semester. Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are also required but only for the first semester of study. The amount of an assistantship is up to $2,500 per semester, reflecting a commitment of up to 10 work hours per week. Work assignments are determined by the department that oversees the student's technical specialty. Assistantships will be awarded on the basis of academic and work performance and financial need. Cumulative and most recent semester grade point averages will determine academic performance. Assistantships will be awarded on a semester basis. Consideration for continuation of an assistantship requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6. Documentation of financial need will be required. Assistantships will be determined by the GASPC at time are application review.
The awarding of the scholarships will be determined by the Graduate Admission Committee in consultation with the department at the time of admission. Teaching assistantships will be made available to qualified candidates as determined by the Graduate Committee.