MME - Graduate Fellowships/Assistantships

Fellowships and Assistantships

Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines for the M.S. - Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics program and the Ph.D. – Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics program (effective with the Spring 2016 entry term):
  • Fall entry: January 15
  • Spring entry: September 15
  • Summer entry: November 15
There currently are no set application deadlines for the doctoral programs in Biomedical Engineering or Materials Engineering.

Additional Information
UNL Office of Graduate Studies

For questions regarding Graduate Admissions, please contact:

The department provides both Research Assistantships (RAs) and Teaching Assistantships (TAs) to qualified students on a competitive basis.

  • Teaching Assistantships: Current students who have a permanent advisor and are interested in receiving a teaching assistantship (TA) or wishing to renew a TA should complete the TA form and return it to graduate secretary. New students interested in receiving a TA should indicate this on their application form. Teaching assistantships are provided by the department normally only as short term support.
  • Research Assistantships: Students interested in research assistantships should directly contact our faculty  in the area of their planned studies and inquire about availability of support. New applicants should also indicate this on their application form.

Current Opportunities: External Sources

Amelia Earhart Fellowships for Women

  • For women pursuing a full-time Ph.D./doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering
  • U.S. $10,000 fellowship
  • Visit the Zonta International website for more information