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
For other Jonsson School Scholarships, contact Dr. Poras Balsara, [email protected]

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 Online TA application:

  • Applications are accepted between February 1 and February 15 of each academic year for consideration of TA awards in the upcoming academic year. Online TA Applications begin every February 1st  at 8:00 am and are due February 15th at 5:00 pm.
  • Current TAs are also required to apply for renewal of their assistantships.
  • The Online TA Application is active and available only during the application period.
  • For review purposes, an Online TA Application Preview Copy, is available year-round.
  • For more details, see TA Application FAQ

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 Areas and 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.