North Carolina State University, based in Raleigh, NC offers a fully funded PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The degree is designed for the recent graduate or professional who wishes to expand their engineering knowledge, with or without a thesis, depending on the degree. Ph.D. students in their first four years of enrollment are guaranteed a funded appointment for fall and spring that includes a full tuition waiver and a stipend. Students are also eligible for summer support. Students must remain in good academic standing, and successfully perform the duties of their assistantships.