FinAnCiAL ASSiSTAnCE FOR g
r aduate students
The Financial Aid Ofﬁce assists graduate students who desire a greater understanding of the
ﬁnancial aid process. A variety of ﬁnancial aid is available for UT graduate students.
Graduate students taking 8 credit hours or more of graduate work during a semester are considered
full time. Students taking 4 credit hours during a semester are considered half time. To be eligible
for federal ﬁnancial aid, students must enroll for a minimum of 4 credit hours per semester.
HOW TO APPLY
1. Complete the FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) determines eligibility for all aid programs. Most aid
programs are available only to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Apply online at www.fafsa.gov.
Students applying for aid in the summer sessions will be asked to complete the FAFSA for two academic
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