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Drexel Institutional Financial Aid Programs

The following funding opportunities are available to students in designated University City Campus and Center City Campus programs only. They are not available to School of Law or College of Medicine students. If you are interested in funding for the College of Medicine or School of Law, please visit the Drexel Central website for more information. You are encouraged to contact Drexel Central if you have questions.

Drexel Dean's Fellowship and Dean's Award

The Drexel Dean's Fellowship and Dean's Award are non-need-based awards given on the basis of merit to full-time graduate students that cover a percentage of tuition costs. These awards are made by the Office of Graduate Admissions and require a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and full-time enrollment in order to continue for future years.

Visit the Drexel Central website to learn more about Merit Scholarships.

Drexel Grad Grant

The Drexel Grad Grant is for available to all graduate applicants who are an undergraduate Drexel alumnus or alumna. The grant pays $100 for every credit hour you enroll for during your first four consecutive quarters of your graduate program. Applicants must be prospective graduate students who will be attending a program on campus and indicate on their admissions application that they previously received an undergraduate degree from Drexel (bachelor of science/bachelor of arts degrees only; Radiologic Technology and undergraduate certificate-level degrees are not qualifying degree programs for this award).The award is only eligible for students in Masters programs (students in PhD or post-bachelor's certificate programs are not eligible for this award).

Review the terms for this grant on Drexel Central's Incentive Awards page.

Drexel-Kaplan Graduate Degree Advantage Program

Any student who enrolls in a Drexel graduate school program (except for programs in the College of Medicine) after taking a Kaplan preparation course for the GRE or GMAT will receive tuition credit equal to the amount paid to Kaplan for the preparation course. Students who have participated in Kaplan's private tutoring session in preparation for the GRE or GMAT are eligible to receive a tuition credit of up to $1,200. Students will need to present the original receipts for the Kaplan course or tutoring session to the Office of Admissions prior to enrollment.

Teaching, Research, and Graduate Assistantships

Drexel awards highly qualified students with financial assistance in the form of teaching, research, or graduate assistantships. If you are offered an assistantship, you will be required to perform specific work assignments within the University. Both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are eligible and must be enrolled as full-time graduate students. Most Drexel graduate programs require the GRE for these positions. Not all programs offer assistantships.

Students must complete their admission applications by January 1 to be considered. For information about teaching, research, and graduate assistantship opportunities, please contact your department. For further information, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 215.895.6700.