Contact the Student Financial Aid Office for graduate funding. The following are available resources for graduate students.
These highly competitive awards are given to new graduate or professional students with exceptional credentials. The awards are for one year with an option for renewal by the college. The Department, through the College, makes fellowship nominations to the Office of Graduate Studies, or by the intercollegiate faculties to the Office of Graduate Studies. Regents Graduate Fellowships are intended for applicants planning to pursue doctoral degrees. The size of stipends varies depending on College guidelines.
Graduate Merit Fellowships
These fellowships are awarded through a University-wide competition. The fellowships are designed to encourage high-quality applicants to enroll for the first time in graduate programs at Texas A&M University. The Department makes nominations to the Office of Graduate Studies. These awards are given for one year.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships
The NSF makes the awards for this fellowship, with the money being administered through the Office of Graduate Studies. Applications can be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies during September and October and sent directly to the NSF.
Tom Slick Fellowship
The Tom Slick Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provides support for dissertation research of exceptional Ph.D. students regardless of their nationality. The topic of the research conducted by the student should be relevant to Texas agriculture. Recipients are selected twice yearly with fellowships beginning January 1st and September 1st. Tenure is for no more than 12 months. A committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences selects fellows. Fellows must have completed all preliminary exams and a dissertation proposal prior to the beginning of the fellowship.
Sloan Foundation Scholarships
Sloan Foundation scholarships are available for qualified minority Ph.D. candidates. Students must be African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Pacific Islander and be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for a Sloan scholarship. Ph.D. candidates can either be in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAEN) Department or in the Water Management Hydrological Science (WMHS) Program working with a major advisor from the BAEN Department. Please contact Dr. Clyde Munster for more information.