Graduate Admission

Financial Support

Financial Aid

All domestic applicants should fill out the Emerson College Graduate Financial Assistance Application (for federal student loans and work study only) with their application acknowledgment letter from the Office of Graduate Admission. This form, along with other supplementary documentation, is used in conjunction with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your amount of need-based aid.

Please be aware of the priority deadlines for submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the additional documentation required by Emerson College. More information about Financial Aid »


Emerson College awards fellowships to applicants who are judged to be exceptionally well-qualified for graduate study based upon their comprehensive academic credentials, including professional promise and past academic excellence. Each program’s faculty review committee selects the recipients, and awards range from $10,000 per semester to full tuition. View available fellowships »

Emerson Alumni Encore Scholarship

The Encore Scholarship demonstrates Emerson’s commitment to helping our most recent undergraduates stay competitive in the job market. Qualified alumni of Emerson College who graduated within the last five years are eligible for a 25 percent tuition reduction for full-time study in one of the three participating master's degree programs. More information »