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Earn your PhD at McKelvey Engineering
As a graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis you will be an integral part of cutting-edge research. Opportunities inside and outside the lab and faculty mentoring will prepare you to solve problems and work collaboratively to tackle the largest challenges the world faces today.
Join a community of world-class researchers
Learn more below about our academic programs, graduate student life and opportunities at McKelvey Engineering.
Deadline for all PhD programs: Dec. 15, 2022
Full support and funding
Our PhD students are fully-funded, including full tuition support and health insurance.
As a doctoral candidate, you will receive a generous stipend to cover living expenses. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
Additionally, doctoral students may also qualify for one of the fellowships:
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