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Funding

Determining how to pay for your graduate education is as important as deciding what to study. Whether you are a prospective applicant or a current student, explore this section to learn of the many available options for financing your studies and research.

Funding can come in many forms: from payment of conference fees to full support, which provides the most valuable resource – time. Departments and programs determine funding packages, which comprise a combination of assistantships, fellowships, and other support.

The Graduate School offers competitive fellowships and awards, as well as a comprehensive database of external grants and fellowships that can provide critical resources to ensure your success. We also have a financial literacy program to help you responsibly manage your finances and debt.  

Contact Information

The Graduate School

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742

301-405-3644
gradschool@umd.edu