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Prospective Graduate Students

Driven by curiosity and fueled by creativity, Stanford Engineering provides our graduate students with the tools they need to become innovators, change agents, and pioneers in engineering research. Learn more about becoming a graduate student at Stanford.

Graduate Pathways to STEM

Bay Area GPS (Graduate Pathways to STEM) is a one-day conference where students attend informative workshops addressing the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree while also preparing for graduate school.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) provides undergraduate students from a diverse background with an eight-week summer research experience under the mentorship of a Stanford faculty member.


Stanford Exposure to Research and Graduate Education (SERGE) is a program dedicated to enhancing representation among Stanford Engineering’s graduate student body where attendees will experience graduate life at Stanford. 

Fee Waivers

Stanford Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of our student body. With this commitment in mind, we are able to offer a limited number of fee waivers to applicants experiencing financial hardship.