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The Student Success Fee application is now live! Find more information on the Graduate Student Travel Funds page of our website.


Many graduate students receive financial assistance from a variety of federal, state and university sources. See the SDSU Financial Aid Office for information on scholarships, fellowships and grants. You can also search the scholarship database. Opportunities may also be available for employment as a Teaching Associate, Graduate Assistant, Instructional Student Assistant or Research Assistant from your department or thesis advisor. For prospective students and new students, your program's graduate advisor may be a good place to start for general funding information.

Note that for the purposes of financial aid and scholarships, graduate students who are registered in 5-8 units are considered Part Time, and Full Time status is 9 or more units per semester. (However, full tuition and fees are charged for registration in 6.1 or more units per semester.)