Financial Aid Information


All MSE PhD students are offered continuous support for the duration of their studies, through fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, or some combination of these.
All provide similar funding with a monthly stipend, plus tuition, fees, and health benefits.

Applicants are also considered for various Rackham and College of Engineering fellowships, and are encouraged to apply for nationally competitive fellowships available from NSF, NASA, DoD, and other sources. Students in the MSE department have successfully won NSF GRFP, DoD NDSEG and DoD SMART fellowships.

National Fellowships held by MSE Graduate Students:
Adam Barito - National Science Foundation Fellowship
Katie Sebeck - National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
Cameron Tracy - National Science Foundation Fellowship
Ban Dong - Vietnam Education Foundation Fellowship
Kevin Fisher - Rickover Fellowship




Graduate students have a variety of options available in and around Ann Arbor, either in private apartments/homes, or through U-M Housing.

The Northwood Community Apartments (NCA) for graduate students and their families are home to a large multicultural and international population. Residents enjoy a comfortable, safe and welcoming community as well as many educational, social and recreational opportunities.