Financial Support

The Graduate Admissions Committee within the department reviews all applications for admission and determines those that qualify for fellowships or assistantships. Separate applications for these are not required. Applications completed after February 1 are considered for support on a funds-available basis. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about tuition, living expenses, and available financial aid.  

Kaul Fellowships and Assistantships

With great thanks to the generous donations from the Kaul Foundation and other private sources, the Department is able to offer Kaul Fellowships and Kaul Scholarships. 

Kaul Fellows: Kaul Fellows have their fall and spring in-state tuition waived over the three-semester program. Additionally, they are appointed as graduate assistants in teaching and are paid for 10 hours of work per week. The Department was able to offer four Kaul Fellowships to the class of 2023. The average Upper Division GPA of the Kaul Fellows was 3.93.

Kaul Scholars: While Kaul Scholars do not have their tuition waived over the three-semester program, they are also appointed as graduate assistants in teaching and are paid for 7 hours of work per week. The Department was able to offer five Kaul Scholarships to the class of 2023. The average Upper Division GPA of the Kaul Scholars was 3.78.

Other Scholarships: The department was able to offer two $1,500 LAC Scholarships to the class of 2023. We may also have some smaller scholarships available to help defray living expenses.      

International Students

Unfortunately, the Master’s in Applied Economics Program does not have out-of-state tuition waivers, assistantships, or other financial assistance available for international students. Application fees cannot be waived.

If you believe your country participates in the Linkage Institute Waiver, you may check the Center of Global Engagement’s website here. 

Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship

FSU has a special program for individuals from several designated nations including the following to cover the non-resident portion of tuition: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman, Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela, U.K. Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands

More information about the program can be found here: Latin America Caribbean Scholarship =