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Financial Aid -NA

Merit-based Aid – Full and half-time Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified students. The half assistantship stipend is $9,408.75. All assistantships carry a full tuition waiver. Medical and Dental Insurance are available at group rates. Rates are available on the Human Resources website. Graduate Assistants are responsible for full-time fees. Lectureships involving the teaching of undergraduate courses are sometimes available to highly qualified graduate students. Lectureships carry stipends per three-credit course, but do not include a tuition waiver. Medical and Dental Insurance are available at group rates. Rates are available on the Human Resources website.

Various departmental student labor scholarships averaging $500 are often available. For more specific information about assistantships in each of the department’s MFA programs, check with the individual program directors.

To apply for an assistantship, check “yes” after the appropriate question on the application for admission. The major advisors make decisions on the award of graduate assistantships.

Need-based Aid – Various types of assistance in the form of work study, tuition remission, loans, and minority fellowships are available to graduate students meeting the University’s financial aid criteria. For need-based applications, you must write to the Financial Aid Office.

Special Scholarships – The Victor Borge Scholarship of $1,000 is available for a highly talented graduate student in the area of performance and production. Various other prizes and awards exist. For details, contact Chairperson, Graduate Admissions Committee.

 

MFA Acting Application &
Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid Office
University of Connecticut
Wilbur Cross Building, Storrs Campus
233 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4116
Storrs, CT 06269-4116

PHONE#: (860) 486-2819
FAX#: (860) 486-0945
FAX#: (860) 486-6253

The Graduate School
University of Connecticut
Whetten Graduate Center, Storrs Campus
438 Whitney Road, Ext Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269-1006PHONE#: (860) 486-3615
FAX#: (860) 486-5381