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Scholarships + Assistantships + Grants


First Year Scholarship: MFA documentary graduate students receive a scholarship of $2000 each quarter of their first year for a total of $6000.

Teaching, Teaching Assistantships, or Research Assistantships

MFA documentary graduate students receive an assistantship position for at least one quarter during their second year. Compensation will include full tuition for the quarter they assist as well as a healthy stipend.


All MFA Documentary graduate students receive a $5000 grant at the beginning of their second year to help them produce their thesis project

Other Financial Opportunities

For additional information about grants or fellowships through The Graduate School, see