Graduate StudyFinancial Aid
PhD Degree Applicants
All PhD students are fully funded throughout the duration of their studies by a combination of internal and external fellowships, grants, and teaching and research assistantships.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a substantial number of academic quarters of fellowship and assistantship support for outstanding PhD degree applicants.
Your application is automatically considered with submission. We also encourage students to apply for external scholarships.
MS Degree Applicants
The Office of Student Financial Services assists students with loan processes and provides sound debt management services.
Types of Financial Support
The following information is available at the Student Financial Services office:
- Northwestern loan procedures
- Downloadable forms
The following information is available at Mapping Your Future:
- Financial literacy
- Federal loan programs
- Loan forgiveness provisions
- Repayment calculators
For external fellowship (non-Northwestern University) opportunities and information visit the Northwestern Fellowship Office.
Private outside scholarship assistance may be found at Peterson's, a company that provides financial aid searches, career exploration tools, and professional writing services.
Information regarding tuition, fees, billing and payment information is available through Student Financial Services.