Graduate Students

To apply for all available aid programs for new/incoming graduate students, complete these application steps.

Our financial Aid Calendar summarizes the monthly steps in the financial aid and admissions process. You must reapply for many aid programs every year except for renewable scholarships.

Application Steps

  1. Review the general Eligibility Requirements for federal aid.
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.
  3. Maryland Residents should apply for aid from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).  All MHEC's aid programs for graduate students require an additional MHEC application.  To apply for a Senatorial Scholarship you must also submit your FAFSA by March 1.
  4. Apply for TU Foundation Scholarships from private donors.
  5. Explore TU's Departmental Scholarships.
  6. Use our Scholarship Seeker to search for additional TU and MHEC scholarships.
  7. Search for other Private Scholarships.
  8. If applicable, apply for military benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  9. We start sending award notifications to new students by April 1st.
  10. To review and accept your awards, follow the instructions in Your Award Guide. It explains everything you need to know about accepting, receiving, and retaining your awards.
  11. Apply for Graduate Grants & Fellowships
  12. Apply for Graduate Assistantships.


Office of Financial Aid

Enrollment Services
Room 339
Contacts & Resources
Monday – Friday 8:00 to 4:30