University of Delaware Competitive Graduate Assistantship


Title: Competitive Graduate Assistantship

Salary Range:  Not Known

Consideration Date: October 31

Brief Description:

University of Delaware presents a competitive graduate assistant stipend and tuition waiver.  This allows new graduate students to explore research opportunities with faculty members and select a faculty advisor during the first year. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Ph.D. All graduate programs offer considerable flexibility in course selection and specialization of study.

Hosted By:

The University of Delaware is the largest university in Delaware. The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. It is considered a large institution with approximately 18,500 undergraduate and 4,500 graduate students.


Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • A baccalaureate degree in mechanical engineering or in a closely allied field of science or mathematics.
  • An undergraduate grade point average in engineering, science and mathematics courses of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A minimum combined Quantitative and Verbal score of 308 (1200) on the Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test.
  • A minimum score of 600 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, at least 100 on the IBT with a speaking score of 20, or a minimum score of 6.5 with no individual sub-score below 6.0 on the IELTS alternative. A waiver of the TOEFL exam is only allowed when a degree has been earned in a country where English is the primary language or a degree has already been earned in the United States.

How to Apply:

All interested applicants may check the given link to apply for the assistantship:

Financial Assistantship:

Awards of financial assistantships, which include graduate tuition and a competitive stipend, are made to applicants of the Ph.D. program on the basis of merit.

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