Paying For School

Information related to funding your graduate degree can be found by clicking the links below.

Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Please see the information available at the Office of Financial Aid website.

Graduate Student Scholarships

The General Graduate School Scholarship Application- Spring 2021 deadline is December 1, 2020!

The General Graduate School Scholarship is intended for high-quality students in SHSU graduate programs.  Applications for this $1000 scholarship will be accepted for both new and current students. Students may submit new applications each semester while enrolled in graduate programs.

Application OpenScholarship Application Form (Updated 3/31/20)

Graduate A.S.P.I.R.E. (Academic Success Program in Research Empowerment) Program

The Graduate School's A.S.P.I.R.E. scholars program provides minority graduate students with mentoring and academic success programming to promote professional development and to strengthen the graduate school experience.

Program Brochure

Graduate School R.O.A.D. to PhD program

The Sam Houston State University Graduate R.O.A.D. to PhD program provides qualified students with the opportunity to adjust smoothly to the academic rigor of doctorate education.  This doctoral student engagement program will provide accelerated and focused learning opportunities to help students acquire specific knowledge and skills needed for successful completion of their degrees.

For more information and to apply for A.S.P.I.R.E and R.O.A.D to PhD click here.