Scholarships & Fellowships

For Masters:

For PhDs:

Scholarship Policies:

Boston University awards scholarship funds only to students who are in compliance with federal aid regulations regarding defaulted education loans or requirements of the United States Selective Service Administration. Applicants with prior histories of compliance deficiencies are advised to establish early contact with the Graduate Programs Office of the College of Engineering.

Tuition scholarship can be awarded only for courses applicable to a student’s degree program. Physical education and other unrelated class are not supported nor are withdrawals or audits.

Institutional Fellowships:

In addition to the aforementioned tuition scholarships, there are institutional fellowships available to Boston University graduate students. Please refer to this link for BU Fellowship opportunities. 


External Fellowships and Funding:

Below is a list of external fellowships our office has identified. Free search engines such as have various scholarship opportunities posted as well.

Sponsor Name Eligibility
National Defense National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship US citizens and Nationals
Department of Energy DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship US Citizens or Permanent Residents
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program US Citizens, US national, or permanent resident
American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships International
National Defense PEO International Peace Scholarship A student who is not a citizen or permanent resident of the US or Canada.
National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) GEM Fellowship Program US citizen or permanent resident.
National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships in Science and Engineering US citizens