College of Education and Human Development Scholarships & Financial Aid

The College of Education and Human Development provides both academic and funding support for its graduate students. Funding options can include tuition awards, scholarships and federal aid.

Education Tuition Award

The Education Tuition Award provides financial support to qualified, full-time graduate students. You must submit a complete application for admission by the deadline and be admitted into a graduate program to be considered for these awards. Funding offers might include a tuition award and an offer of graduate student employment.


A limited number of College of Education and Human Development scholarships are available each academic year for newly accepted and currently enrolled students. They are awarded by invitation and are based on academic merit and financial need. Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) puts you in the running for these awards. Learn more about College of Education scholarships

  • The Marlene S. Korn Humanitarian Award Fund is awarded to a graduate student who is judged to have made the greatest humanitarian contribution in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service.
  • The Dr. William M. Polishook Tribute Fund scholarships are intended for graduate students planning careers as professional educators and helps them to attend professional conferences.

University Scholarships

The Phi Delta Gamma Scholarship Fund award goes to a graduate student who demonstrates outstanding scholarship and evidence of community service.

The Terminal Master's Project Completion Grant carries a stipend and one credit of tuition remission. Departments nominate students who have completed all requirements for their degrees, except the required project. The award is for five months.

External Funding

Certain organizations outside of Temple University provide grants, fellowships, scholarships and other awards for graduate students. Learn more about the numerous external awards and funds available to graduate students.

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.