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KU Engineering Graduate Programs

Complete a MS or PhD application by December 15 (Fall) or September 30 (Spring) for consideration for School of Engineering Scholarship/Fellowship, departmental Graduate Teaching Assistant position and university fellowship nomination



Funding at KU

A variety of scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships are available to graduate students through the School of Engineering, KU Graduate Studies, and outside sources including federal agencies. Prospective international students should consider looking for fellowships and scholarships offered by their country of citizenship. Eligible international students may be considered for Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) or Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA).

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Graduate Student Experience

Be part of an institution that supports your research interests. The KU School of Engineering provides access to state-of-the-art equipment and individualized support from faculty and staff. Forge new relationships with a multicultural student community, receive support to present your work, and experience one of the best college-towns in the US.

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Aerospace Engineering




Chemical & Petroleum Engineering


Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Engineering Management & Project Management


Mechanical Engineering





"You essentially become the CEO of that project. You're managing stakeholders, managing budget, as well as performing the research and all the testing on your own"

- Austin Hausmann (MS) | Chanje Energy | ME Alumni

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Campus & Community

Depending on your area of studies and/or research, you could be working in one of the three campuses that the School of Engineering offers at KU

GEA Ambassadors

KU Engineering Graduate Student Ambassadors

The Graduate Engineering Association (GEA) Ambassador Fellowship is a fellowship for current graduate engineering and computer science students who are chosen to assist with the recruitment & retention efforts for graduate students within the School of Engineering. GEA Ambassadors travel to recruitment events and take part in school-wide efforts to present a positive image to current & prospective graduate students.

Meet our Ambassadors »


New Student Orientation

The School of Engineering hosts an orientation for new graduate students during the fall and spring semesters. Please check here for more information and the latest dates.



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