GAANN Fellowship

GAANN Fellowships for a PhD in Bio-Electrical Engineering


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

  • Annual stipend of up to $34,000, tuition remission, health benefits, for Ph.D. candidates in ECE who intend to pursue reseach in the area of bioelectrical engineering.
  • New and current graduate students are encouraged to apply.
  • Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.


  • Enrollment in the PhD program of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University
  • Interest in research in bio-electrical engineering
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Documented financial need


Application Process

Applications are now being accepted for Spring and Fall semesters.

(1) Download the GAANN Application Form below, complete the form, and return it to Arletta Hoscilowicz:
(2) Provide supporting materials as described below
(3) Arrange for 2 letters of reference and send to Reference letter from the research advisor should document the plan to pursue research in bioelectrical engineering
(4) Complete FAFSA application (


GAANN Application Form (Editable PDF form)