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All Ph.D. students are guaranteed a full scholarship for their first four years of study, as well as a stipend and student health insurance. Please refer to the Dean's fellowship funding explanation for more information.
GSE offers fellowship packages for full-time Ed.D. students in traditional format programs. Please read more about the Dean's Scholarships, fellowship, and Research Assistantships funding explanation for more information.
Master’s applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarship and assistantship funding; there is no separate application. Most students will receive some form of direct support from GSE. Please read more about scholarships and Graduate Assistantships for details.
Penn GSE has many opportunities for financial aid in the form of:
Congratulations on your acceptance to Penn GSE! Click the link below to navigate the financial aid process.
Information for Accepted Students
You have the option to structure your loans so that your initial Direct Loan disburses between the summer and fall terms. You will make academic progress (see above) by completing 6 CUs over the summer and fall. In the spring, you can take another Direct Loan. Log on to the Penn Loan System to ensure your loans are structured to disburse in the summer 2 through fall. If they are not, email student loans at firstname.lastname@example.org to adjust the loan period.