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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 students are admitted, they may be considered by the department's selection committee for teaching assistantships.

  • Applications are accepted beginning 8:00 a.m., Monday, February 1, 2016, and are due Monday, February 15, 2016 5:00 p.m.
  • Current TAs are required to apply for renewal of their assistantship.
  • Applications may be dropped in the EE office, ECSN 4.7, or may be e-mailed 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.