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The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences supports students in exploring options for financing their education. Both international students and U.S. citizens are automatically considered for scholarships at the time of admission.

Master’s Students

The majority of our master’s students will receive some form of scholarship. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers several merit and need-based scholarships. Some programs will offer paid course assistantships. We can direct you to outside scholarships, loans, and payment plans.

Doctoral Students

Funding includes a competitive fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship, and health insurance benefits for five years.

Postbaccalaureate Students

A postbaccalaureate from Brandeis expands your professional skills and prepares you for further academic study. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers merit and need-based scholarships for select programs. Some programs will offer paid course assistantships.