University Fellowships

Dissertation Fellowship

The Texas A&M University Office of Graduate and Professional Studies offers one fellowship to current doctoral students who are in the final stages of analyzing their research topic and writing their dissertation.

  • Citizenship requirements: None
  • Audience: Current/Continuing Students

Pathways to the Doctorate

This program provides an assistantship to students from A&M System schools to pursue a graduate education at Texas A&M University and in doing so, build relationships with faculty in the department. A mentorship to the student is required of each faculty member.

  • Award: $20,000 assistantship grant for one year
  • Citizenship requirements: None
  • Audience: Prospective/New Students

Graduate Diversity Fellowship

Established to attract students with a proven record of success in a diverse environment, the Graduate Diversity Fellowship provides significant funding each year: $13,000 annual stipend, $5,000 annually for tuition and fees and a graduate assistantship, which pays a minimum of $7,000 per year and includes a health insurance option. The total award package for the Graduate Diversity Fellowship for two years is more than $50,000.

  • Award: $13,000
  • Citizenship requirements: U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Audience: Prospective/New Students

Lechner Graduate Grant

The Lechner Graduate Grant was established to support new/incoming graduate students at Texas A&M University.

  • Award: $500 to $1,500
  • Citizenship requirements: None
  • Contact: departments select recipients based on merit and financial need
  • Audience: Prospective/New Students