The Department of Computer Science & Engineering offers competitive stipends and health insurance for graduate students. All full-time doctoral students are supported through research assistantships unless they secure external funding or support. An applicant desiring a graduate assistantship beginning in the fall semester should submit a completed application for graduate admission by January 15 of the same calendar year.
In addition to the research assistantships available to doctoral students, students should consider other sources of support, such as the following opportunities:
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported technology and engineering disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.
Washington University Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Program
The Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship provides support for full-time study leading to the completion of the doctorate in most of Washington University's academic programs.
Washington University Olin Fellowships for Women in Graduate Study
Any female graduate or prospective graduate of a baccalaureate institution in the United States who plans to prepare for a career in higher education or the professions is eligible to apply provided she seeks to obtain through full-time study at Washington University the highest degree available in her chosen field.
American Association of University Women
Supports women doctoral candidates completing dissertations.
Graduate fellowships based on merit for students pursuing doctoral degrees in the applied physical sciences.
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program
Awards fellowships for graduate study leading to master's or doctoral degrees in science, mathematics or engineering related to NASA research and development.
National Physical Sciences Consortium
Offers Ph.D. track fellowships in the physical sciences and related engineering fields.
American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Offers both bachelor's and graduate scholarships for U.S. citizens American Indian/Alaskan Natives who are pursuing degrees in engineering.
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
NDSEG Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science or engineering.
U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program
A program funded by the Department of Energy, Office of Defense Programs and Office of Science designed to provide support for some of the very best computational science graduate students in a full time doctoral program.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.
Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association
Fellowships of $15,000 each will be awarded to full-time postgraduate students who have earned master's degrees or the equivalent and who are currently enrolled in a doctoral degree program in electrical, electronic, chemical or communications engineering, physics, math or computer science.