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Costs and Financial Aid

Financial packet for Graduate students

Financial aid

Financial aid in the form of student loans and work-study is administered by Student Financial Services (SFS). To receive financial aid, you must be enrolled for a minimum of 3 credits per academic quarter in a program leading to a degree. For more information, visit Financial Aid for Graduate Students in the Graduate Catalog, contact Student Financial Services at 206-281-2061, or visit the SFS website.

Financial resources

Resources available to graduate students to offset costs may include:

  • Student loans. Includes amounts that exceed tuition and provide for living expenses.
  • Graduate research fellowships. Department and grant-funded research and administrative assistant positions are offered to a limited number of graduate students each year. Selection is based on established criteria within each graduate department.
  • Graduate teaching assistantships. Department-funded teaching assistantships are offered to a limited number of graduate students each year. Selection is based on established criteria and course need within each graduate department.
  • Merit scholarships. Offered by the University as an offset to tuition.
  • Department scholarship and awards. Selection is based on established criteria within each department. May not be distributed every year.
  • The Dickinson Fellowship. Provides training and tuition to undergraduate and graduate students who have a calling to work with persons and their families who are impacted by chronic mental health conditions.

Student employment

For part-time student employment opportunities on or off campus, explore these options:

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