Graduate Funding & Aid

If you’re thinking about ways to fund your graduate studies at Stevens, we’re here to help. From assistantships to federal aid to financing options, we’re committed to providing all the information you need to make your Stevens graduate degree as affordable as possible. Find out about the many financial aid options that might be available to you as you prepare to pursue advanced study.

Support For Your Advanced Studies

We understand that a graduate degree is a sizeable investment. We’ll help you find ways to meet your costs and make the financial aid application process more manageable. We strongly encourage you to apply for financial aid, regardless of what you think you might receive. Even if you don’t demonstrate an exceptional financial need, other forms of assistance are available.

Assistantships & Fellowships

Stevens is pleased to offer a limited number of graduate assistantships on a merit-basis through our academic departments. Learn about research assistantships, teaching assistantships and our prestigious fellowship programs.

Explore your options
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Federal Aid

You may be eligible to apply for federal financial aid if you are a graduate student and U.S. citizen or permanent resident. We’ll help you navigate the process of applying for federal grants, loans and work-study funding. Understand more about the types of federal aid that are available and whether you might qualify for them.

Federal Aid for Graduate Studies
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Alternative Financing Options for Graduate Students

Payment plans, employer reimbursement and private student loans can assist you when other sources of financial aid don’t cover your full cost of attendance. Learn the important differences between federal and private loans and what options exist for self-financing your graduate degree.

Alternative Financing Options for Graduate Students
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Graduate Student Emergency Fund

The Graduate Student Emergency Fund is intended to provide financial assistance to Stevens graduate students who are facing emergency situations and unforeseen financial hardship.

Graduate Student Emergency Fund
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