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Assistant Professor for biomedical engineering

Graduate Student Funding

Graduate Students at NC State can receive funding from a variety of sources to support their graduate education. Learn more about Graduate Assistantships, Graduate Fellowships & Grants, Graduate Student Support Plan, and other resources available to graduate students.

An NC State Graduate Education

At NC State’s Graduate School, you’ll join top students from all over the world who come here to learn, conduct research and grow in their field of choice. Whatever your professional or academic goals are, a graduate degree from NC State can help you achieve them.

Graduate Assistantships

Awarded by departments as a form of financial assistance to qualified graduate students. Graduate Assistantships allow graduate students to concentrate their efforts on their education, advancing both the student’s degree and the academic department’s objective.

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Fellowships and Grant Opportunities at a Glance

Fellowships and Grants

Fellowship, traineeships, and grants are outright awards and require no service in return. They may be based on merit and/or financial need. 

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Graduate Student Support Plan (GSSP)

Students can check their GSSP status and if GSSP benefits are applied to their account in MyPack portal after initial billing for the semester. Check your GSSP status.

Graduate Funding Contacts

If you have additional questions or would like to learn more about graduate assistantships, please email us at: (departments can use this to contact the Graduate School for any GA information).

For additional details, please email us at: (departments can use this to contact the Graduate School for any GSSP information).

Savita Sharma

Assistant Dean for Operations, Fiscal Affairs, and IT

Dare Cook

Graduate Student Support Plan Manager

Richard Corley

Graduate Appointments & Fellowships