Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D. | Tufts University | Medford, United States
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Materials Science and Engineering

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About

The Materials Science and Engineering program at Tufts University puts students at the forefront of many new technological developments.

Overview

Career Outcomes

Though it's a relatively new and broad field, materials science and engineering involves applications from a variety of scientific disciplines–all of which contribute to the creation of new materials. As a materials scientist or engineer, you'll seek to understand the microstructure of a material so you can then tailor the properties to create custom (or even brand new) materials for a specific use.

While you may be employed by a number of different companies to help make specific products, you may specialize in understanding specific types of materials.

Careers for Materials Science and Engineering graduates at Tufts University include:

  • Ceramic engineer: develop ceramic materials and the processes for making them into products from high-temperature rocket nozzles to glass for LCD flat-panel displays.
  • Composites engineer: develop materials with special engineered properties for applications in aircraft, automobiles, and related products.
  • Metallurgical engineer: specialize in metals, such as steel and aluminum, usually in alloyed form with additions of other elements to provide specific properties.
  • Plastics engineer: develop and test novel plastics and polymers for new applications.
  • Semiconductor processing engineer: apply materials science and engineering principles to develop new microelectronic materials for computing, sensing, and related applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Characterization
  • Thermodynamics of Materials Processes
  • Materials Structure and Crystallography
  • Materials Defects, Microstructure, and Deformation
  • PhD Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the graduate program are expected to have a degree at the level of bachelor's in engineering or basic/applied/health sciences.

  • Application Fee
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of Recommendation
  • GRE General Test scores not required for applicants who will have received a degree from a U.S. institution by time of enrollment. GRE scores required for all other applicants.
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo test scores (if applicable)
  • Portfolio (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 36 months.
    • The tuition for PhD students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is fully covered by Tufts tuition scholarships.

Living costs for Medford

1458 - 3019 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Materials Science and Engineering.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
08 May 2025
South-East Regional CONACYT Scholarships
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
20 Mar 2025
CONACYT Scholarships For Doctoral Studies Abroad
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships For Overseas Studies
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 USD
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Becas Fulbright - Ampliación De Estudios
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Education USA
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40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
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Education USA
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40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
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Education USA
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40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
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Education USA
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40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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35000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
Fulbright Scholarship
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Education USA
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30000 USD
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30000 CZK
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Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
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Education USA
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30000 USD
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International Education Center's Study Abroad Programs
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Education USA
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Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Fulbright Program
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Education USA
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20000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2025
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20000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
NORAM Scholarships
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11000 USD
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10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
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7750 USD
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6000 USD
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Tatra Banka Scholarship
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5000 USD
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation
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Education USA
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3000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Belizean Student Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
National Scholarship Programme
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1580 EUR
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Various benefits
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Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Opportunity Funds Program - Belarus
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Various benefits
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Zlatko And Joyce Balokovic Scholarship Fund
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Various benefits
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Fulbright-Masaryk Award
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Various benefits
Deadline
01 Feb 2025
Fulbright Award For Postgraduate Study
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Fulbright Program
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Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Professional Fellows Program (PFP)
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Various benefits
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The Fulbright Program
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50000 USD
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Education USA
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15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
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7000 USD
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Education USA
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2000 USD
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Temple University
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1000 USD
Deadline
01 Feb 2025
International Leadership Scholarship
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Various benefits
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Cross-Cultural Scholarship (In-State Tuition)
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12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Peace Scholarship Fund
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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
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10000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
OAS Academic Scholarship Program
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1000 USD
Deadline
16 Dec 2024
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Various benefits
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5000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
HBCU Scholarships
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1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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1000 USD
Deadline
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The Higher Foundation Scholarship
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The Higher Foundation
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1000 USD
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STEM Supplemental Award
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U.S. government
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500 USD
Deadline
Anytime
The Higher Foundation Grant
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The Higher Foundation
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Various benefits
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The Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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Various benefits
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General Named Endowed Scholarships
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United Methodist Church
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38000 GBP
Deadline
24 Sep 2024
Marshall Scholarships
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Workpuls Scholarship
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1250 USD
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Society of Women Engineers
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5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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3000 USD
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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