Financial Support & Fellowships
Vanderbilt University expends its awards and assistantship funds for the twin purposes of attracting superior students and providing assistance to the faculty in instruction and research. Full financial aid for Graduate Students in Civil & Environmental Engineering seeking a MS/PhD degree covers tuition, stipend, health insurance, and some incidental fees. This financial aid can be in the form of Teaching or Research Assistantship. In the case of exceptionally qualified applicants, the financial aid is, sometimes “topped” with additional support from VU as Scholarship or Fellowship. Students wishing to be considered for financial award should check the appropriate box under "Financial Information" on the online application form and make certain that a complete application is received by January 15.
Some graduate students receive scholarships or fellowships sponsored by external governmental or private agencies like National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, IBM and other organizations.
Fellowships and Assistantships described below are awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential for scholarship
Details on the various programs listed below can be found on the Graduate School at Vanderbilt web pages.
- University Tuition Scholarships
- University Fellowships
- Graduate Teaching Assistantships
- Graduate Research Assistantships
- Topping Up Awards
International Student and Scholar Services
Year-round social and cultural activities are sponsored through this office: