GAANN Fellowships available for PhD candidates in the area of bio-electrical engineering

GAANN Fellowship (Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowship)

    This is a 5-year Fellowship for Ph.D. candidates in ECE who intend to pursue research in the area of bio-electrical engineering.

  • The Fellowship carries with it an annual stipend of up to $34,000, tuition remission at a level of post candidacy tuition, and health benefits.
  • This program involves a 2 year supervised teaching experience, in which Fellows are individually mentored by ECE professors.
  • Minority students, women and other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • New as well as current graduate students are encouraged to apply.


  • U.S. All current and incoming graduate students meeting the criteria for enrollment to
    the ECE PhD program at Rutgers University (see Graduate Student Handbook at
  • Interest in research in bioelectrical engineering
  • Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Financial need

    • Supplemental Documentation
      • Curriculum Vitae (CV), unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts

      For more information and application packet, please click on the link below:
      GAANN Application Packet