Graduate Funding Opportunities

The program does have funding, but it is limited.

For further questions on funding, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Current FSU Undergraduate Students

Students (who are eligible and meet minimum requirements) may take up to 12 credits of graduate level coursework, while still competing their undergraduate degree. You can use scholarship and bright futures to help pay for these 12 credits.

Criteria: 90 earned hours (30 hours earned at FSU), minimum 3.0 GPA, instructor permission


We do not have the ability to offer many assistantships. Those who are chosen are done so through strict merit-based criteria. Assistantships are normally awarded upon admittance into the program.

Student loans:

Most students in this program finance their education through student loans.

State Employees:

If you are a state employee, you can enroll up to 6 credits per term, using your state tuition waiver. (Contact your supervisor for more information).


Eric Reading scholarship: Each year a $4000 scholarship is offered to a student within the program who has demonstrated exceptional academic performance and ability

Study abroad scholarships: Awarded in $1000 increments, these are available for summer or fall study abroad programs.

Students are encouraged to apply to various scholarship opportunities on campus. The Graduate School has several opportunities that students are encouraged to review at: .

Non-Florida Residents (US Residents)

Academic Common Market: The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in 15 Southern Regional Educational Board (SREB) states, who want to pursue degrees that are not offered by their in-state institutions. Students can enroll in out-of-state institutions that offer their degree program and pay the institution’s in-state tuition rates. More than 1,900 undergraduate and graduate programs are available.

International Students

Please visit this page for international funding opportunities and information:

Citizens from Latin America, Carribbean, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Current Military and Veterans

The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy provides assistance through the Charles T. Haworth Graduate Scholarship for Student Veterans. Awards will be disbursed in the amount of $5000 per year ($2500 per semester) *Students must be enrolled in full-time graduate study*

For more military and veteran type scholarships, please click here: