Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Departmental Financial Aid:

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP (2012-2013 Stipend is $21,800)

  • work 15-18 hours per week or the equivalent for the academic year or in some cases for 11 month period depending on the type of assistantship (including days when there are no classes but the University is open - e.g., the January Break).
  • includes a tuition scholarship, a stipend for living expenses and a contribution toward Fordham’s basic student health program.

GSAS DISTINGUISHED AID:

DISTINGUISHED FELLOWSHIPS (2012-2013 Stipend is $25,500)

  • Loyola and University Fellowships are given to a select group of new students in recognition of their academic achievements.
  • Students spend their first year with no duties and in subsequent years serve as both graduate assistants and, if in a doctoral program, later on as Teaching Fellows.
  • Includes a tuition scholarship, a stipend for living expenses and a contribution toward Fordham’s basic student health program.

 

BENNETT ASSISTANTSHIPS (2012-2013 Stipend is $21,800 plus a supplement)

  • Bennett Assistantships are given to a select group of new students in recognition of their academic achievements.
  • Students serve as both graduate assistants and, if in a doctoral program, later on as Teaching Fellows.
  • Includes a tuition scholarship, a stipend for living expenses and a contribution toward Fordham’s basic student health program.

 

TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

  • May be offered to qualified students in select programs or to match aid from research grants of faculty members.
  • Students must meet the eligibility requirements described below for GSAS financial aid, including full time student status.
  • Partial Tuition scholarships are available to high school teachers in select programs and for teachers at Jesuit High schools.
  • The GSAS participates in the Mayor’s Scholarship Program, which provides partial tuition scholarships for employees of the City of New York.
  • Please Note: the total number of credits per semester will not exceed 12 credits.

 

New students are considered for all types of financial aid when they apply for admission before the December (Psychology) or January deadline.

Students receiving all forms of financial aid described below are required to:

  • maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • make satisfactory academic progress,
  • maintain full-time student status
  • complete a FAFSA form(online at www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • apply for TAP if student is a New York State resident (or fill out the appropriate forms for non-residents available in the Dean’s Office)
  • hold no employment during the academic year unless he or she has received written permission from the GSAS.

Site  | Directories
Submit Search Request