Putting the pieces together

On these pages, you’ll find helpful information to assist you with navigating graduate student financial support landscape at UC Berkeley.

The nature of funding varies widely, ranging from large competitive fellowships that pay tuition and stipends, to targeted grants that assist with foreign language study, dissertation research, and conference travel, to emergency grants and awards designed to help students manage student loan debt.

Whether you’re looking to learn more about becoming an academic student employee (Graduate Student Instructor, Reader or Tutor), locate fellowships or grants, or identify resources as a grad student parent, we hope the information provides helps explain how the graduate funding puzzle can fit together. If you have any questions, please visit our frequently asked questions page that might have the answers you need, or contact [email protected].


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