Funding Opportunities

Graduate Students admitted to the ESE program may pursue financial support through fellowships offered by the graduate school. grants, teaching assistantships from their home department, and/or research assistantships from grants received by their major professor.

funding overview can be found through the graduate school. Students are encouraged to explore the many opportunities offered here at Purdue. 

There are several types of funding available, such as assistantships, fellowships, grants, scholarships, and loans/financial aid. 

Students choosing the Masters Non-Thesis option are responsible for their own tuition and fees.

Fellowship and Assistantship Opportunities 

Fellowships are available through the University and are awarded based on academic merit. At Purdue there are two types of fellowships: Open Fellowships and Closed Fellowships. The open fellowships are awarded by the graduate school and all students are encouraged to apply. Closed fellowships are awarded by faculty and are not open for student applications. 

You are encouraged to apply for open fellowships. Assistantship positions are highly competitive. Once accepted into the ESE program, faculty members will contact you directly regarding any assistantship positions.

Grants and Award Opportunities

ESE-IGP Travel Funds

Our own program may be able to provide funds or matching funds for graduate student travel to scholarly events. Contact the Program Head for information. Linda S. Lee, lslee@purdue.edu

Travel Grants and Other Graduate School Grants

Purdue Graduate Student Government Travel Grants

D. Woods Thomas Memorial Fund to Support International Studies

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