Financial Support

It is our expectation that all students making satisfactory progress in the program will be fully funded (tuition, fees and salary) for the duration of their studies. We will help you secure this funding through a variety of sources including faculty research grants, fellowships, teaching assistantships or other sources. 

Fall 2020 admission: We have one targeted opportunity for a student who interested in spatial and/or temporal connectedness of hydroclimate extremes.  This position is funded through the National Science Foundation program Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) and provides full funding. Click Here for more information.  


To enhance accessibility, UCLA and IoES provide substantial financial support to recruit outstanding students and ensure their success. Entering and continuing students may receive fellowships, trainee-ships and employment-based opportunities to support their studies and enhance their academic, research and training portfolios.

Please visit to search for graduate funding, and the UCLA Financial Aid website for more funding options for graduate students.

Common Fellowship Opportunities for PhD Students: