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 financial assistance

There are three types of financial assistance for full-time graduate students, and all three are highly competitive. (Part-time students are not eligible for financial assistance.) Students desiring financial assistance are encouraged to apply to our graduate program as early as possible.

1. Jonsson School Scholarship Page

2. Teaching assistants (TAs) are selected and supported by the Electrical Engineering Department based on students’ academic merit and prior research experience. After admission to the EE Department, to be considered for Teaching Assistantship (TA) awards, students are required to submit TA application:

  • Applications are accepted between Feb 1 and Feb 15 of each academic year for consideration of TA awards in the upcoming academic year.
  • Current TAs are also required to apply for renewal of their assistantships.
  • TA Applications are to be either dropped in the EE office located in ECSN 4.7, or emailed to

Download TA application pdf

3. Research assistants (RAs) are supported by individual Electrical Engineering faculty through faculty members’ research grants. Prospective students may contact faculty members directly to discuss their research interests and possible RA support. Please view our faculty research summaries.

4. The Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE) at UT Dallas offers two merit-based fellowships to top full-time graduate students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in areas related to analog circuits. For details, please visit the Jonsson School Scholarship page.