Student Resources

In addition to the opportunity to work in real-world research and to network with a wide base of science and technology leaders, we offer a number of academic, financial, research, and career-building resources.

Thesis and Dissertation Guide

Thesis and dissertation help from the University of Dayton Libraries.  The page is maintained by the Roesch Library in partnership with the Graduate School.  Go to Guide for Engineering Students >>

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Course Descriptions  >>
Materials Engineering Tentative Schedule 2012-2015 (PDF) >>

Fellowships, Grants and Assistantships

Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship
Awarded to highly qualified women who are doctoral candidates or, in some cases, candidates for a master's degree in any of the scientific or engineering fields.  Open to U.S. citizens only. For more information, contact your department chairperson.  Visit the Foundation Web Site >>

Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute Fellowships
DAGSI will award up to 15 three-year fellowships to new doctoral students studying engineering or computer science at one of the three member institutions:  the Air Force Institute of Technology, the University of Dayton or Wright State University. These fellowships support full-time, research-based doctoral study and will be awarded to candidates with exceptional demonstrated capability and aptitude. Awards include a stipend of $27,500 plus full tuition for three years of study and research. Candidates will be invited to visit the three DAGSI campuses before the awards are announced. For more details on eligibility and the application process. Visit DAGSI >>

Hans von Ohain Fellowship
Awarded to a full-time doctoral student with excellent academic credentials who is interested in entering the aerospace profession. Must be a native-born American. For more information, contact your department chairperson.

Learn, Lead and Serve Fund Grants
Make a positive impact on the community while exploring engineering concepts. The School of Engineering Learn, Lead and Serve (LLS) Fund encourages students to perform domestic and international research while serving community organizations. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $2,000, and higher amounts are available for team projects. Applications are accepted each semester. For more information, click here and contact Candida Crasto by phone or email

Ohio Space Grant Consortium Fellowships
Competitively awarded fellowships to graduate students pursuing degrees in one of the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) at Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) universities. Awardees are required to participate in university research projects and present results at the annual OSGC Research Symposium.  Visit OSGC >>