Teaching and Research Assistantships
A limited number of teaching and research assistantships are available in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, which offers this degree. Assistantships are typically awarded on a semester basis. A full-time position is 20 hours per week, but many assistantships are part-time.
Students with assistantships receive partial tuition remission and a prorated stipend depending on hours worked per week, and approval is required in order to hold additional employment.
College of Public Health Graduate Scholarships
The College of Public Health offers different funding sources for graduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Scholarships vary from program to program. Learn more about available scholarships.
Graduate Student External Funding
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 provides grants and fellowships to students in a variety of fields who are conducting research that aims to benefit their schools and communities.
Ford Fellowships strive to diversify college and university faculties in the U.S. 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. All enrolled students must apply through the university; see the Fulbright page for more information.
Fellowship Databases and Other Resources
AAAS Fellowships Resources lists professional associations that often offer awards or 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.
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.