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Financial Support

Students are admitted with Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships. The NIST/CHPH Fellowship is awarded to outstanding applicants. The Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) Fellowships require a separate application.


Academic Year Teaching Assistantships


Chemical Physics/Institute of Physical Science & Technology Fellowship

The Alexander Family Fellowship Fund

  • Criteria: students enrolled in Chemical Physics graduate program; preferably for 1st and 2nd year students. The fellowship is awarded under the discretion of the program for outstanding progress and/or special circumstances.
  • Student letter: To show your appreciation as a recipient of the Alexander Fellowship, it is required of you to thank the Alexander Family for funding the fellowship.
  • Please return your letter to the CHPH Graduate Office and it will be forwarded on to the donor and the CMNS Dean’s Office. Please be advised that CHPH Graduate Office must receive the thank you letter before the fellowship can be disbursed.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please email chemphysics@umd.edu or visit the CHPH Graduate Office, Room 2123 in the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST) building.

Graduate School Fellowships and Awards