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Scholarships and funding

Sources of funding

ASU, the Fulton Schools, and many sources outside of ASU offer scholarships and funding opportunities. Funding may be secured by applying for and receiving undergraduate scholarships, or by receiving a fellowship, assistantship or scholarship as a graduate student.

On this page you’ll find the connections you need to access the funding sources available to you. Discover scholarships and funding sources that are specific for bachelor’s degree students as well as master’s and PhD students.

Scholarships and funding sources are not just for “A” students — there are a variety of opportunities based on talent, personal stories, creativity, and more.

There are specific funding breaks for Arizona residents, military and veteran students, and so many more student groups.

Submit your FAFSA

For students who are U.S. citizens, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the first step towards applying for scholarships.

Choose your student groups



All Students

Undergraduate student scholarships and funding

Funding for undergraduates mainly comes from ASU and Fulton Schools scholarships.

If you are considering applying for a scholarship, be sure to attend an information session so that you can submit the best application possible!

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Fulton Schools undergraduate scholarships

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering typically awards more than $1 million in scholarships annually to undergraduate students.

The application window opens annually on November 1 and closes February 1.

Graduate student fellowships and funding

Funding for graduate students can come from fellowships, grants, teaching assistantships or research assistantships.

300+ Graduate fellowships and other funding sources

The Fulton Schools offer a variety of fellowships to support our master’s and doctoral students, including merit- and need-based awards.

Graduate students may also receive assistantships in exchange for teaching or research responsibilities.

There are many external organizations who also support graduate student education, so check out our graduate funding page for all the details.

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Scholarships and funding opportunities for all students

Apply for an Experiential Learning Grant

Want to study abroad or attend a conference?

Apply for an Experiential Learning Grant (ELG) and you may receive funding from the Fulton Schools for your educational travel experiences!

Both graduate and undergraduate students may apply for ELGs.

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Apply for ASU scholarships

Just like the Fulton Schools, ASU has lots of scholarships available for graduate and undergraduate students.