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Funding and Financial Aid

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How will you pay for your degree? Funding typically looks different for MS and PhD students. Review the resources listed below to better understand the opportunities that are available.

For more information, please refer to individual department websites. 

Funding your Undergraduate Degree

Incoming and current undergraduate students have several financial aid options at Stanford. Please see the Stanford Financial Aid page for more information. 

Financial aid for undergraduates 

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Funding Your Master’s Degree

Although department funding is not guaranteed for MS students, there are a number of other options available.

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Funding Your PhD

Find fellowships, teaching assistantships and other resources to put toward your PhD.

Need help with application fees?

The School of Engineering is able to offer a limited number of fee waivers to applicants experiencing financial hardship.

“I feel fortunate to have received a fellowship for my graduate studies at Stanford. Without that support, I wouldn’t be here.”

-- Jesse Streicher, PhD candidate, Mechanical Engineering