Graduate School can be expensive. Before you decide to apply for graduate student loans, do a search for scholarships and grants, which do not have to be repaid, to finance your studies. In general, scholarships & grants are based on merit, need, diversity criteria or where you will be studying.
There are many institutions and organizations that provide scholarships and grants for Graduate school including:
What other ways are there to pay for graduate school?
Talk to your financial aid and academic advisers. They can help point you in the direction of scholarships and grants you can use for graduate school. Make sure to research and plan ahead, so that you don’t miss any important deadlines.
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