Scholarships and Financial Aid

Graduate students are eligible for financial assistance from externalfederal and university sources. Additionally, Temple students in graduate and professional programs can participate in internships, externships, assistantships and fellowships to receive further financial support. Interested applicants should consult with advisors or department chairs about the application process for their desired position.

Department Scholarships

The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication offers scholarships to competitive students who study full time in our Master of Journalism, Master of Arts in Media Studies and Production and the online Master of Science in Communication Management. Please contact the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at or 215-204-8560 for more information on the scholarship application process.  

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.


For questions regarding scholarships and financial aid, contact the admissions representative for your specific program.