Jun 17, 2024  
Graduate Record 2023-2024 
Graduate Record 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Graduate School of Architecture: Financial Assistance

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Financial assistance is available to graduate students in the following areas:

Federal Financial Aid
The University helps many graduate students with limited funds meet their college expenses through a variety of programs. Student Financial Services administers financial aid, including Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Federal Graduate PLUS Loans, and/or Federal Work-Study funds. Detailed information regarding federal aid can be found in the Financial Aid section of this Record.

Departmental Aid
Departmental aid includes privately endowed scholarships and fellowships that are awarded through the School of Architecture by individual departments. Incoming students are automatically considered for departmental aid as part of the admission review process. No separate aid application is required.

In addition, the School of Architecture has a number of funding opportunities it offers to continuing students annually based on a competitive application process. These include, but are not limited to, independent travel scholarships, funding for research and thesis development, and financial assistance to attend summer and study abroad programs. Additional information regarding School of Architecture scholarships and fellowships is available on the School of Architecture website: https://www.arch.virginia.edu/resources/scholarship-and-fellowship-awards.

Student Employment
The School of Architecture provides its students with opportunities to apply for paid assistantships (instructor assistants, research assistants, and staff assistants) at the graduate level. Detailed information about the student hiring process, scope of work, and compensation is available on the School of Architecture website. https://www.arch.virginia.edu/resources/student-assistantship-positions.