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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. Most of our teaching assistantships are offered to students admitted to start in fall semesters. TA Applications are solicited and accepted in early February. TA Applications must be submitted in the Electrical Engineering Department office, ECSN 4.7. Or they may be e-mailed to A student who is offered a teaching assistantship for a Fall semester will be notified by Offer Letter late in the month of May.

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.