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To learn more about our PhD, Master's, and post-baccalaureate programs, please visit our Areas of Study section.

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At a Glance

Just outside of Boston, GSAS offers the intimacy of a small liberal-arts college within an exciting, multifaceted, dynamic, interdisciplinary research university. Generous scholarships are available for our Master's programs, and PhD programs offer full funding plus stipends.

Special Fee Waivers

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Fee Waiver Eligibility

You are eligible for an application fee waiver if you received an invitation e-mail or ad from Brandeis University. Please follow the instructions below to ensure that your fee is appropriately waived. Please note that if you reached this page in error and did not receive an e-mail from us or redirect from an outside source, you are ineligible for a fee waiver. Records are verified upon submission of the application regarding eligibility for the fee waiver.


1. Begin filling out the GSAS online application.

2. To make use of your application fee waiver, please enter the code you were given within your original email on the 'Additional Information' section of the application, in response to "If you have been given an application code, please enter it here."

3. Continue to fill out the application normally.

4. If you have any questions about the fee waiver, please contact Amy Reardon, Admission Coordinator for GSAS.