Internal Funding

College-Wide Scholarships

The Phi Delta Gamma Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduate students based on outstanding scholarship and evidence of community service.

Future Faculty Fellowships are designed to attract outstanding students to Temple University and to diversify the American professoriate. Candidates are newly admitted graduate students from underrepresented groups in the applicant's discipline who show exceptional leadership and have overcome significant obstacles in pursuing an academic career.

Public Health Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available to Kinesiology students.

The Board of Visitors Emergency Fund was established in 2016 by the College of Public Health’s Board of Visitors to provide financial support to students with an emergency that will interfere with academic progress. Applicants must be in good academic standing to be eligible.

Established in 2013 by David R. Devereaux, FOX ’86, the CPH Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being and opportunities for people and their communities.

Established in 2013 by Robert R. Brandis, the Jill Brandis Memorial Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being, and opportunities for people and their communities.

Established in 2005 by Shire Pharmaceuticals, the Shire Fellows Fund provides fellowships for either graduate students or post-doctoral students enrolled in the College of Public Health, who plan to pursue a career in the psychopharmacology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or the psychopharmacology of ADHD and other related problems.

Established in 1999 by Donald R. Hilsendager, former dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, the Donald R. Hilsendager Endowed Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for academically talented graduate students majoring in kinesiology.

The Dr. Carole Oglesby Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by Deborah Larkin in honor of Carole Oglesby, EDU ’99, a respected member of the Temple faculty, to provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in kinesiology who show scholarly and leadership promise in the area of African American women in sports.

External Funding: Graduate Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Learn more about the numerous external awards and funds available to graduate students. A selection of externally funded fellowships is also included below.

External Funding Sources

Note: These external fellowship opportunities fund supplemental experiences (research, institutes) or graduate studies or research. They are typically not intended to cover Temple’s tuition and fees.

The American Association of University Women awards grants and fellowships to students performing research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities.

Ford Fellowships seek to increase diversity of the nation's college and university faculties. Predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships are awarded.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for independent study, research and creative projects or English Teaching Assistantships abroad for an academic year. Note that all enrolled students must apply through the university; see the Fulbright page for more information.

Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant

For the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant, departments nominate doctoral students who have completed all requirements for the degree except the required dissertation and are advanced to candidacy. The grant includes a stipend and one credit of tuition remission. The award is for five months.

Fellowship Databases and Other Resources

The AAAS Fellowships Resources lists professional associations that often offer awards, scholarships or funding opportunities in that discipline.

The Cornell Fellowships Database is a searchable database for graduate students.

Through GRAPES at UCLA you can search for awards from more than 600 fellowships, grants, postdoctoral awards and scholarships for applicants to graduate programs, current graduate students working on master’s theses or doctoral dissertations and postdoc scholars.

The Rutgers GradFund is a searchable database for graduate students.

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 up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually are available to full-time graduate students.

Federal Work-Study

Eligibility for the Federal Work-Study program is based on applicant need as determined by the information on an 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 more about aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services, as well as aid information specific to graduate students.