Graduate students at Stanford may receive funding from a variety of sources. University fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships are offered primarily to doctoral students. In some cases, master's students also may receive fellowships and assistantships. In addition, outside agencies provide fellowships to many Stanford graduate students. Students without fellowships or assistantships, and those whose funding does not cover all of their costs, may need to use student loans, savings, other personal assets, a spouse's earnings, or parental support to meet their educational expenses.
Financial assistance can be divided into three broad categories:
We strongly recommend that you investigate all possible funding options in order to maximize your grants and scholarships and minimize loan obligations.
Explore the links to the left for more information, including tuition costs and other estimated expenses.