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Graduate Financial Aid

Graduate & Professional Programs Aid

Making the decision to pursue a graduate program at Belmont University is an investment in your future to become more competitive in the professional world and engage in life-long learning. Basic financial aid information is outlined below. Be sure to contact your graduate program of interest for the most updated information on scholarships, grants, and graduate assistantship opportunities. Belmont’s Office of Student Financial Services is also available to counsel graduate students on how to best finance their graduate education.

Where do you start?

To determine your eligibility for any financial aid, graduate students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online and should be completed each year. Complete and return the FAFSA by the December 1 priority date.

Belmont will start the financial aid awarding process by February 1 each year, and please allow approximately four weeks to receive a response. Once all the forms are received, your file will be reviewed.

 

Graduate Financial Aid Options 

FEDERAL LOANS
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loans


GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Grants and scholarships vary with each graduate program. Information about these awards can be found online under your graduate program of interest. You may also contact your department of interest directly to find out more.

 

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Graduate assistants offer the chance for a graduate student to work within the university community while benefiting from a reduction in graduate tuition. These opportunities vary with each graduate program. Information about graduate assistantships can be found online under your graduate program of interest. You may also contact your department of interest directly to find out more.

 

BELMONT BRUIN ALUMNI GRANT
Students who have graduated from Belmont University with an undergraduate degree earn a 20% reduction of the cost of graduate tuition. Students must complete the graduate application by the appropriate deadline and be accepted to the graduate program.