School of Graduate Studies

Funding Available to Graduate Students

All Graduate Students PhD/MS Plan A Students PhD Students

 

All Graduate Students


Martin Luther King Fellowship

For African-American graduate students

Funding type: Fellowship

No. available: 2

Annual amount: Full tuition + $7K

Duration: 1 year

Application from: Student

Required match: No

Alumni Legacy Non-resident Scholarship

For graduate students with USU ties

Funding type: Scholarship

No. available: Unlimited

Annual amount: Nonresident portion of tuition

Duration: Ongoing

Application from: Student

Required match: No

Seely-Hinckley Scholarship

For graduate students with financial need

Funding type: Scholarship

No. available: 8

Annual amount: Full tuition + fees

Duration: 1 year

Application from: College/department

Required match: No

X-STEM Assistantships

For non-STEM graduate students

Funding type: Assistantship

No. available: 2 per college

Annual amount: $15K (with insurance)

Duration: 3 years

Application from: College/department

Required match: Yes, 1:1

Non-resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence

Non-residents with GPA/test scores above college average

Funding type: Waiver

No. available: Unlimited

Annual amount: Non-resident portion of tuition

Duration: 1 year

Application from: Department

Required match: No

Travel Funding

For graduate students traveling to professional meetings

Funding type: Grant

No. available: $50K funding

Annual amount: $200-400

Duration: 1 per year

Application from: Student

Required match: Yes, 1:1

Western Regional Graduate Program

For graduate students from participating states and programs

Funding type: Tuition reciprocity

No. available: Variable

Annual amount: Non-resident portion of tuition

Duration: Ongoing

Application from: Student

Required match: No

 

PhD/MS Plan A Students


RGS Assistantships

For PhD and MS-Plan A students

Funding type: Assistanship

No. available: $300K funding

Annual amount: $20K (w/ins., PhD)

                          $18K (w/ins., MS)

Duration: 4 years (PhD)

               2 years (MS)

Application from: College/department/faculty

Required match: Yes, 1:1

Research Non-resident Tuition Waiver

For non-resident PhD or MS-Plan a on .5 FTE assistantships

Funding type: Waiver

No. available: Unlimited

Annual amount: Non-resident portion of tuition

Duration: 1 year

Application from: Automatic

Required match: No

 

PhD Students


Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship

For outstanding PhD students

Funding type: Fellowship

No. available: 16

Annual amount: Full tuition + >$20K

Duration: 4 years

Application from: College/department

Required match: Yes, variable

Dissertation Fellowship

For PhD students completing a dissertation

Funding type: Fellowship

No. available: 10

Annual amount: Full tuition + $5K

Duration: 1 year

Application from: Student

Required match: Yes

Dissertation Enhancement

For PhD students completing a dissertation

Funding type: Grant

No. available: $100K funding

Annual amount: $10K maximum

Duration: 1 year

Application from: Student

Required match: No