As a graduate student, you may apply for university funding and federal financial aid options to help fund your degree.

Assistantships & Externships

Teaching assistantships, research assistantships and graduate externships within the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management are reserved for students who are capable of teaching undergraduate classes in specialized academic areas or assisting in faculty research.

Teaching assistants, research assistants and graduate externs are expected to provide between five and 20 hours per week of service throughout the academic year. A nine-month stipend is offered along with full (up to nine credits) tuition remission for the fall and spring terms for teaching assistants and research assistants. Graduate externs receive only a stipend.

Applications for assistantships and externships are not evaluated until a graduate application and all appropriate materials have been received. Assistantships and externships are available only to admitted students. The evaluation of applicants for teaching and research assistantships and graduate externships begins by March each academic year and continues until all positions have been filled.

Merit-Based Scholarships

The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management automatically considers applicants for merit-based scholarships based on academic and professional achievements. Students do not need to complete additional forms or submit additional application essays or recommendations in order to be considered for scholarships.

Temple Alumni Award

Temple University alumni receive a 5 percent tuition scholarship to pursue graduate programs in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

External Funding

Applicants are encouraged to consider external funding opportunities from organizations such as athletic organizations, clubs, fraternal organizations, unions or veteran groups, among others.

Federal Financial Aid

Federal Stafford Loans

Applying for federal Stafford loans requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Temple University, unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to full-time graduate students up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually.

Federal Work-Study

Eligibility for the Federal Work-Study Program is based on the applicant’s need as determined by the information on the applicant's FAFSA. In addition, students must be enrolled at least half time and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students are paid biweekly for hours worked.

Learn aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services, as well as aid information specific to graduate students.