Carnegie Mellon University, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers a fully funded PhD in Computer Science. Carnegie Mellon’s Ph.D. in Computer Science is, above all, a research degree. When the faculty award a Ph.D., they certify that the student has a broad foundation and awareness of core concepts in computer science, has advanced the field by performing significant original research, and has reported that work in a scholarly fashion. All applicants admitted to the doctoral program receive full financial support. The department will also supplement the stipends of students with an outside fellowship to meet the stipends of students with internal funding.