Temple University and Tyler School of Art and Architecture offer a range of generous funding opportunities for incoming and continuing graduate students.  

University Financial Aid

Merit-based Scholarships 

All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships, assistantships and fellowships that provide awards from $5,000 to full tuition remission plus a stipend for the duration of the degree program. These financial awards do not need to be repaid. 

Assistantships and Fellowships 

The following opportunities are available to all applicants who complete their application by the deadline, based on degree program. 

  • Presidential and university fellowships 

  • Teaching assistantships 

  • Research assistantships 

  • Future Faculty assistantships 

Learn more about university assistantships and fellowships for graduate students.  

University Funding 

Current graduate students can apply for funding to support their continuing education. These opportunities, announced to eligible students during the academic year, include the following.  

Explore more funding opportunities for graduate students at Tyler

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 about aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services and find information on costs, aid and more for graduate students.