Financial Assistance

Graduate Financial Support Packages

We believe that the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh offers its doctoral graduate students an excellent financial support package.

Note that the department does not offer financial support for students in the Physics MS program.

Fellowships & Awards

Financial aid is normally provided to doctoral graduate students through teaching or research assistantships. In addition, several competitive fellowships are available for entering students.

Fellowships & Funding: A-Z

View an A-Z list of resources for fellowships and funding.

Financial Support Guidelines

View the guidelines for doctoral graduate students to receive financial support from a variety of sources.

Travel Funding

Don't think that you can't make it to a conference because you can't afford to go – try applying for travel funding first! Learn more about travel funding.