The University of Michigan, based in Ann Arbor, MI offers a fully funded PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Ph.D. students pursue a degree in an area of emphasis created in collaboration with their advisor. Students admitted to the doctoral program receive financial aid for the anticipated duration of studies assuming satisfactory progress is made. Financial aid consists of a fellowship, a research assistantship, a teaching assistantship, or a combination thereof. This aid normally includes a tuition waiver, a stipend of $32,500, and health care.