Graduate Funding

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raduate Tuition Fellowship

The Graduate Tuition Fellowship (GTF) is a competitive award program administered by the Graduate School that covers the cost of in-state tuition and mandatory fees for qualified Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), and Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) students. Selections for these fellowships are made by each respective college.


Covers the cost of in-state tuition and mandatory fees for full-time enrollment of nine (9) credit hours per term (fall and spring); some amounts may vary by college/department, click the corresponding link below for more information on your college's GTF policies. This award is non-refundable and will be adjusted if the scholarship amount exceeds the actual cost of a student's in-state tuition and mandatory fees.


All domestic students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Possess an undergraduate degree or its equivalent and be admitted to a Ph.D., DMA, or MFA degree program.

Maintain full-time enrollment (enroll and complete a minimum of nine (9) credit hours during an academic term (fall and spring)).

Minimum academic standing requirements:

Begin doctoral program with a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0.

Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Demonstrate satisfactory progress in course work, and timely progress in completing the degree requirements as defined by the enrolling graduate program. Note: Degree requirements include both course work and thesis/dissertation.

Click the corresponding link below for more information on your college's GTF policies.

Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

C.T. Bauer College of Business

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

College of Education

Cullen College of Engineering

Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management

College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

College of Optometry

College of Pharmacy GTF Policy

Graduate College of Social Work

Graduate School Fund

Houston Endowment and Presidential Fellowship

Graduate School Stella L. Ehrhardt Scholarship

Graduate School Research Incentive Cullen Fund

Cullen Fellowship Travel Grant

Stella L. Ehrhardt Graduate Research and Scholarship Project (GRaSP) Award

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