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Our Funding Policies Page

has everything you need to know about Assistantships, Employment, and Tuition Credits.


UMass Amherst is dedicated to helping you make your goal of a graduate education from one of the country’s top research universities doable for you—and your budget. From paid graduate student positions to both internal funding and external funding, these resources will help you learn more about the affordability of the Graduate School.

For more information on available funding from a variety of different sources—including loans, TEACH grants, and federal work-study, please visit Financial Aid Services.

UMass Amherst is dedicated to providing as many opportunities for on-campus employment as possible to our graduate students. Students may use the links below to learn more about available assistantships, and faculty and staff may use this form to have your graduate assistantship posted on this page.

You may be eligible for funding through grants and fellowships offered by the Graduate School to support the research and scholarly activities of our graduate students.

The Office of Professional Development provides a number of great resources through which you can seek out external funding opportunities. If you need help using these tools, please contact the Office of Professional Development.