Funding Opportunities

The College offers a variety of funding opportunities including assistantships, scholarships, and grants. You can find detailed information about each on our Funding Opportunities page. Apply by the priority deadline to be considered!

Graduate students can also review financial aid options, including loans, through the Office of Financial Assistance and Veterans Affairs.

Graduate Assistantships

Degree-seeking students are encouraged to apply for the assistantships available in their graduate programs or around campus.

Learn more about available assistantships.

Scholarships and Fellowships

The Graduate School also offers scholarship and fellowship opportunities to degree-seeking applicants.

Learn more about available scholarships and fellowships.

Research and Travel Grants

The Graduate School awards mini-grants to graduate students conducting research and presenting at or attending conferences related to their programs of study. There are currently three types of awards:

  1. Research Grants: $250 - $500 per student per semester.
  2. Presentation Grants: $250 - $500 per student per semester.
  3. Professional Development Grants: Up to $250 per student per semester.

Research Funding Opportunities

Research funding varies by program. Contact your program director for more information about research opportunities available.

Financial Literacy Resources

The College of Charleston offers a wealth of financial literacy information for students.