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Graduate School of Education


Financing Your Education

UCR is committed to helping students identify resources to fund their education. General and program-specific scholarships and fellowships are available. You can view select opportunities by program below, and we also encourage you to consult your program admissions representative about additional resources for which you may qualify. For current tuition rates, please see the fee schedule. For more information about non-resident tuition and how to establish residency, click hereInternational students may read more about financial requirements here.

Financial Aid

For more information about federal and private loans for domestic students, please refer to the Financial Aid office.
For information on summer financial aid, visit:

Scholarships, Assistantships, and Fellowships

Teacher Education Applicants

There are several scholarships available to students applying to UCR’s teacher education program. Visit our scholarship page here for a full list.

M.A./Non-Credential M.Ed. Applicants

Master's students are eligible to work with a faculty member as a Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) or a Teaching Assistant (TA) for the GSOE. While fellowships are not offered to master's students upon admission, the GSOE encourages students to work with faculty on research projects either voluntarily or for hire. Depending on the hours required for the researcher position, tuition remission, and health insurance may be provided.

Ph.D. Applicants

Highly qualified Ph.D. applicants are offered a fellowship package upon admission. The package consists of stipends, tuition remission, health insurance and awards based on employment. The requirements for a fellowship package include full time study (12 units per quarter) and employment as a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Graduate Student Researcher (GSR), if applicable. It is important to know that TA and GSR positions require 10-20 hours of work per week ranging Monday through Friday 8am to 8pm.


Prospective PhD students that are classified as DACA status are eligible to receive a fellowship with a teaching assistant (TA) assignment which includes tuition remission, health insurance and a salary. For more information about financial eligibility for DACA status, please connect with Ana Coria in our Undocumented Student Program office: