Graduate Fellowships/Scholarships


The principal form of support for most PhD students is a Graduate Teaching Assistantship. The Department and the University offer several other forms of support for our graduate students.

Fellowships for incoming and first year students

The Self Graduate Fellowship supports exceptional PhD students in a number of areas, including mathematics, who demonstrate the promise to make significant contributions to their fields of study and society as a whole. Departments nominate applicants who have a record of academic excellence and who fit the Self Graduate Fellow Profile. Current Self Graduate Fellows receive a stipend of $32,000 per year for four years and participate in the distinctive Fellow Development Program.

In addition, the Graduate Committee nominates promising incoming students for several Graduate School scholarships.  The Graduate Program also has other funding opportunities, including supporting student travel.

Summer scholarships for advanced students

Thanks to our generous alumni, the Department is able to offer summer scholarships to doctoral students who have passed their qualifying exams. Students are eligible for up to three years of summer support.