Graduate College Fellowships
The Graduate College allocates cash awards to academic units through the respective dean's office to recruit and retain top international or domestic graduate students. Please contact the graduate coordinator in your academic unit for availability and deadlines.
- admitted to a degree granting academic unit
- enrolled in three or more graduate level units
- be in good academic standing
- have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- demonstrate need
- Domestic Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- International Students must submit to the awarding academic unit the 2012-13 Financial Aid Calculation for International Students in Masters / Doctoral Programs OR the 2013-14 Financial Need Calculation for International Students (developed by the UA Office of Student Financial Aid and approved by the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs).
Additional Merit-Based Fellowships
- Confluence: Center for Creative Inquiry Graduate Fellowsips in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
- Graduate Access Fellowships
- Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) for Ph.D.s in Biomedical Sciences
- Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
- Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
- CONACyT Fellowships for Mexican Doctoral Students
- Richard A Harvill Graduate Fellowship
- Science Foundation Fellowship
- The Peter W. Likins Graduate Fellowship Endowment Award
Graduate Tuition Scholarship
An award to cover any portion of the base graduate student tuition (excludes miscellaneous fees or any additional tuition charged by the individual program). For the tuition structure, please refer to the University of Arizona Financial Services Bursar's Office.
- currently admitted and enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program at The University of Arizona for three or more graduate units;
- in good academic standing; and
- have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Application Procedure: Inquire at your graduate program. The program selects and awards recipients.
Range of Support: Based on the current non-resident and resident base graduate tuition rate.
External Funding Restrictions: Cannot be used concurrently with QTR. For more information, refer to http://www.hr.arizona.edu/qualified_tuition_reduction/faqs.
Contact Person: Your academic unit graduate coordinator and/or advisor.
Thesis/Dissertation Tuition Scholarship
The Thesis/Dissertation Tuition Scholarship reduces nonresident tuition to what Arizona residents pay for tuition for 1 to 6 units. The award excludes the mandatory registration fees and any additional tuition charged by the individual programs. For the tuition structure, please refer to the University of Arizona Financial Services Bursar's Office. The tuition scholarship is designed to reduce the tuition for nonresident students who are within 2 years of completing their degree and only working on their thesis or dissertation research and writing.
- The student must be considered a nonresident graduate (masters, doctoral, or S.J.D.) degree-seeking student.
- The student must be enrolled at The University of Arizona for 1 to 6 units of 900-level units ONLY. (The student cannot be registered for any other courses other than 900 level units).
- Units through Outreach College cannot be covered.
- The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Thesis/Dissertation Tuition Scholarships are not available for summer since nonresident tuition is not charged.
Please note that student can only receive this award for a maximum of 4 semesters. The Graduate College will also only award a student for a maximum of six (6) units per semester, but the awards can be for 1 – 6 units.
The department will recommend eligible students to the Graduate College for the scholarship. (Students may not apply directly). Departments can send the recommendation to email@example.com. Recommendations must include the students name, students ID number, the department requesting the award, and how many units the student is eligible to be awarded for. Students MUST be enrolled at the time the request is submitted.
Range of Support: based on the current nonresident tuition rate.
Limitations: Not more than four (4) semesters.
Western Regional Graduate Program
The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master’s, graduate certificate, and Ph.D. students who are residents of the 15 participating WICHE states to enroll in some 275 high-quality programs at 52 participating institutions outside of their home state and pay resident tuition. Participants must provide proof of residency and be admitted to an eligible program. For more information about WRGP, please refer to the WICHE website. For information about eligible programs, please refer to the WRGP Program Directory.
- Costs and Fees
- Graduate Incentives for Growth Awards (GIGA)
- University of Arizona Resources
- Federal State and Institutional Aid
- Peace Corps
- Science Foundation Fellowship
- Other Resources
- Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
- Graduate Assistant / Associate