Graduate students participating in the Combined Degree Program receive financial aid from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Financial aid is awarded on the basis of academic merit. Assistance is available in the form of tuition waivers and/or stipends. All full-time graduate students working towards a Ph.D. degree receive a full tuition waiver plus stipend. Fellowships are available to support top domestic students with stipends that are highly competitive with peer institutions. Teaching and Research Assistantships are available for students who express the intent to study towards the Ph.D. Degree. These Assistantships carry a highly competitive stipend and a full tuition waiver.