Graduate International Students

Graduate Fellowships and Assistantships

Graduate fellowships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships are awarded by individual academic departments to a limited number of highly qualified, full-time students (usually at the Ph.D. level) at the time of admission. If you receive a funding award, you will be notified of the award in your official admission letter. Departmental funding is based on merit and not on need, and every applicant is automatically considered upon timely submission of a complete application packet. Review application deadlines to see upcoming financial consideration deadlines. No additional paperwork is required.

ACE Scholarship

The ACE award is a partial-tuition scholarship for master’s-level study at Armour College of Engineering that encourages participation in various educational, research, and/or leadership activities and projects that are expected to enhance your educational experience and contribute to your professional competence in your chosen field of study. All applications for master's-level study at Armour College will be considered.

Graduate Pathways Scholarship

Available only for India Onsite students, the Graduate Pathway Scholarship is a one-time award for the first two semesters of enrollment. Full-time students are awarded $10,000, which will disburse at a rate of $5,000 per semester for the first two semesters of enrollment. Students enrolled part-time will receive a pro-rated amount based on enrolled hours. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other Illinois Tech funding and is contingent on enrollment at the Chicago campuses of Illinois Tech. Total scholarship amounts in any given semester will not exceed tuition charges.

Tech Edge Scholarship

This merit scholarship available only for students in the Master of Information Technology and Management (ITM) program awards graduate ITM students up to $10,000 in support toward their total graduate tuition. In order to apply for the Tech Edge Scholarship, please submit your application to attend Illinois Tech. The deadline for the scholarship is the same as your application deadline.

Illinois Tech College Scholarship

The Illinois Tech College Scholarship is awarded for four semesters for College of Science students. It is a flat amount and available only for full-time students pursuing master’s-level degrees in applied math, chemistry, and physics. The total Illinois Tech College Scholarship amount in any given semester will not exceed tuition charges.

Data Science Excellence Scholarship

A limited number of merit-based partial-tuition scholarships are available to data science students. This merit-based scholarship is awarded to the top students based on consideration of their GRE score, GPA, and academic and professional experience.

Dean's Scholarship

The Stuart School of Business Dean's Scholarship is available for international students studying at Stuart, with the exception of students seeking their Master of Public Administration or Accelerated Master of Business Administration degree. Scholarship values vary; the maximum award is $5,000 per semester. The Dean's Scholarship can only be applied towards Stuart tuition charges. This award is prorated based on enrollment, so students taking fewer classes will not be able to use their standard semester value if they enroll in fewer than nine credit hours. This award is deferrable up to one year.

M.P.A. Scholarship

The Stuart School of Business M.P.A. Scholarship is available to domestic and international students pursuing a Master of Public Administration. The scholarship is merit based and varies by grade point average achievement and work experience. This scholarship varies by applicant. The scholarship levels per semester are  $3,632, $4,358, and $5,085 of Stuart School charges and are prorated according to the number of courses for which a student is registered. This award is deferrable up to one year.