Graduate Research Assistantships in Engineering

The College of Engineering offers graduate research assistantships for new and continuing doctoral students.

Assistantship details

Both incoming and current Ph.D. students are eligible to apply for an assistantship. Your faculty advisor must provide matching funds ($13,000). Faculty advisors will need to submit a letter of nomination, including the ability to match the funds, by March 30, 2018 to Indira Chatterjee ( and Sam Di Muzio (

Assistantships are for two semesters.

How to apply

Fill out our online application form by March 30, 2018.

All applicants should be prepared to submit:

  • Undergraduate and graduate academic information
  • GRE scores
  • A list of publications (in APA format)
  • A short essay on future plans

Currently enrolled students should also be prepared to submit their dissertation title and abstract, a summary of work completed, and a schedule of tasks remaining.