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Nearly all of our graduate students conducting research have financial support. Typical forms of student financial support are external fellowships, internal fellowships, research assistantships, and/or teaching assistantships.
There are numerous external graduate engineering fellowships available. Below is a list of some of the most popular.
Department of Defense SMART Fellowship https://smart.asee.org/
Department of Defense NDSEG Fellowship https://ndseg.asee.org/
NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/strg/archives_nstrf.html
National Science Foundation GRFP https://www.nsfgrfp.org/
Department of Energy Office of Science SCGF http://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgf/
Additional External Fellowship Opportunities http://grad.mst.edu/futurestudents/funding/external/
Additional External Opportunities: Internship - Fellowship - Scholarship Opportunities
Missouri S&T Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowships Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship Information
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Fellowships Mathews and Kaiser Fellowships
Research Assistantship (RA)
Our faculty are leading researchers in their fields, conducting research supported by government and industry. As part of their funded research our faculty support graduate students through research assistantships. These positions are at the discretion of the faculty member. Search the Faculty Profiles and contact faculty members directly to inquire about Graduate Research Assistantship opportunities.
Teaching Assistantship (TA)
Graduate students assist our faculty in teaching courses. You can apply for a teaching assistantship by submitting the Financial Aid Application to the Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, Dr. Xiaodong Yang. By filling out this application you will be considered for Teaching Assistantships and Department Fellowships.
Other Financial Assistance
Students can obtain more information about financial aid at the Student Financial Assistance Office.