Financial Aid

Aid for Graduate Students

In addition to possible teaching and research assistantships and national options such as NSF and NSH grants, bioengineering graduate students have the opportunity to receive fellowships and training grants established for University of Illinois students. Requirements, application process, etc. will vary, so consult the relevant website pages noted below or speak with the bioengineering graduate program coordinator for more details. Listed here are a few of the campus fellowship and training grant resources to explore:

The Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also provides fellowship and assistantship resources about funding available to University of Illinois students. They maintain a Fellowship Finder that contains numerous graduate student funding opportunities

A few resources for international students:

External fellowship opportunities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research

The largest funder of biomedical research in the world, the National Institutes of Health, funds research in numerous areas related to human health and disease.

The National Science Foundation (NSF)

An independent federal agency, the U.S. National Science Foundation funds approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted at America's colleges and universities.

Aid for Undergraduate Students

For questions regarding financial aid for undergraduate students, visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.