Financial Support

Graduate students may need forms of financial aid to complete their studies. Find the resources you need to help cover your costs. 

Finding Financial Resources

Choosing graduate education is an investment both financially and personally. At George Mason University, we support our students to pursue their interests and passions. As a graduate student, you will have the opportunity to explore graduate financial aid. Graduate financial aid is evaluated and distributed differently from undergraduate aid. It’s often not based on financial need, but on other criteria, so you should apply even if you don’t think you’d qualify.

Mason offers guidance and help with a variety of internal and external paths to funding your education, through such avenues as: