Graduate Basics

There are a variety of funding options for Stanford graduate students based on academic merit, financial need, course of study, or type of degree program. Most fellowships and grants are secured through academic departments or schools, or outside agencies or governments.

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Graduate Aid at Stanford

How will I pay for my Stanford education? Learn more about planning for your educational expenses.
First stop: your academic department.
Next stop: your Financial Aid Office.

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The Student Budget

How much does it cost to attend Stanford?
Learn more about the Stanford graduate budget, your tuition charge, estimated vs. actual expenses, and family expenses.

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Funding Options

What are the different kinds of financial aid available to me?

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Applying for Aid

Application requirements, forms and deadlines.

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Statement of Policies

The nitty-gritty details about registration, academic progress, notification requirements, and withdrawal.

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STEP Students

Specific information for STEP students in the School of Education.