Graduate Assistantships and Funding

Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology offers admitted, degree-seeking graduate students in good standing with a variety of funding opportunities.

Graduate Assistantships

In order to receive full consideration, all Parks graduate program assistantship applications must be received by March 1. This is the recommended deadline for most departmental assistantship applications.

Your assistantship application and all other documentation will be reviewed by an assistantship committee. If you are awarded an assistantship, you will be contacted via email.

All inquiries regarding graduate programs in engineering and aviation should be directed to Nicole Mispagel, graduate programs assistant, at 314-977-8306 or at

Parks Graduate Assistantship Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are now being accepted for admitted, classified (degree-seeking) students. To apply, you must submit this form and the supporting letter of support and commitment by March 1, 2018. Students who are selected for an award will receive offer letters later this spring.

Parks College Graduate Fellowship

Parks College Graduate Fellowships are awarded to Parks graduate students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic achievement and potential for success in their graduate and research programs. Each recipient may use their award for tuition, health care, SLU accommodation and research needs. Limited stipends will be allowed.

To apply, use the Scholarship Suite application under the Tools tab at

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. or international graduate degree-seeking students who have completed at least one semester of graduate studies by May 20 and maintain a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA.

Applicants must submit a resume that includes their academic achievement with GPA, past work experience, extracurricular activities and achievements (including all University- and college-level student group involvement) and any professional organization memberships, a one-page essay on their research interest and goals and two letters of recommendation (one from a Parks graduate research advisor).​

For more information, contact Christine Hoffmann, development assistant, at or 314-977-8447.