Applicants to the PhD program will apply for admissions through the UCI Graduate Division website.
Financial support is guaranteed for the first four years of the PhD program and includes a minimum $35,000 award each year to pay fees and provide a stipend to assist with educational and living expenses. Funding sources are available in the form of fellowships, teaching and/or research assistantships, campus scholarships, and grant awards.
If you need additional help to pay for your studies, you may be eligible for several types of financial aid.
Visit UCI Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to find out more about financial aid and scholarship options.
Students are especially encouraged to apply for grant funding in year four and five. Please check the UC Irvine Financial Aid office’s database of external scholarships.