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Information about fellowship opportunities and other available funding for prospective and current graduate students and programs.

Funding from Rackham

Rackham Graduate School administered fellowships, grants and scholarships.

Cost Sharing by Rackham

Supplemental support for fellowships from sources external to the U-M.

Funding from U-M

Sources of funding across the University of Michigan.

Other Funding Resources

Resources for finding other funding.

Helpful Information

Articles on a variety of topics, including: cost of attendance for graduate students, fellowships terms, how to apply for a fellowship, pursuing additional funding, tax information, and tips for finding funding.

Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students

The University of Michigan establishes standard student budgets each year as a basis for awarding financial aid funds.

Emergency Funding

Situations can arise when students need to look for additional monies. There are a number of places you can turn to for possible financial assistance.

A note of caution: If you currently are receiving need-based financial aid, any additional funds you receive could reduce your current loan amounts. Please call the Financial Aid Office for verification at (734) 763-6600.

Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund
The Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund is intended to help meet the financial needs of Rackham graduate students who encounter an emergency situation or one-time, unusual, or unforeseen expenses during their degree program.
Center for the Education of Women Emergency Grants
Through their counseling program, the Center awards small emergency grants to graduate students and nontraditional undergraduates, including parents and returning students, who face serious and unexpected financial problems. To apply for a "critical difference" grant, call (734) 764-6360 to make an appointment with a counselor.

Student Employment

Looking for work while you are in school? Learn more about graduate student employment at the University of Michigan.

Tips for Fellowships

For information on how to apply, what offices to check with, future funding, etc., read Tips for Fellowships.

Glossary of Fellowships Terms

For definitions of common terms such as tuition, stipends, and taxes, read the Glossary of Fellowships Terms.