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Graduate Funding

Find graduate funding resources below.

Graduate Funding Resources

UMD Financial Aid Office

The UMD Financial Aid Office is committed to providing students from all backgrounds with pathways to accessible and affordable education by opening doors for talent and promise. Students can find information about federal student loans and the work-study program. 

UMD Graduate School Fellowships

The University of Maryland Graduate School is committed to the success of graduate students and invests university financial resources to provide students the time and support needed to complete their studies and research. Graduate school fellowships support students by providing a stipend, and in some cases a tuition award, giving the student time to conduct research or write. 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation works with colleges, universities and other organizations that embrace equity in higher learning, with a focus on historically underserved populations, including nontraditional and incarcerated students. Eligible graduate students are encouraged to apply for a fellowship. 

The Ford Foundation

Through its program of fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.


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