Financial Aid & Finances

UCLA offers financial packages designed to attract and retain the best graduate students in the nation.

UCLA provides substantial financial support to recruit outstanding students and to ensure their success here. Entering and continuing students may receive awards, traineeship and employment-based opportunities to support their studies as well as to enhance their academic, research and training portfolio.

UCLA-Exclusive Awards & Grants

UCLA Division of Graduate Education awards and grants provide students with regular financial support for living expenses and/or tuition and fees for graduate study. Applicants, entering students, and continuing students do not apply directly, but are nominated by their academic program/department.*

*Students apply directly to the Division of Graduate Education for the Graduate Summer Research Mentorship.

Extramural Funding

Outside support is available through a huge number of services.

What If I Have Multiple Funding Sources?

If you have funding from more than one source, they may each affect your total funding package.

Financial Aid

UCLA offers financial aid (in the form of loans and work study) to students who require assistance in meeting education costs. Based on your financial need, you may be eligible for this form of funding.

Student Billing

Much of our student billing is automated. Here are a few billing resources and links for you to login to UCLA’s student financial systems.

Tax Information

Awardees can learn about their tax liabilities here.