Applying for an outside fellowship? Contact Siegrid Munda for questions regarding the application process.
The Financial Aid Office has limited funds available to help graduate students dealing with difficult financial situations. This emergency aid can help with unanticipated costs such as dental, medical, or hardship funds to assist with health fees, etc.). Please visit the Financial Aid Office for more details.
When you receive a fellowship, you will typically receive a stipend payment. Stipends are paid once each quarter, at the beginning of the quarter. University fees such as health insurance and rent (if you live on campus or in Stanford-subsidized housing) will be deducted automatically from your stipend. Summer funding and plans will need to be discussed with your advisor if your fellowship does not cover summer.
Faculty grants (RA ships) and departmental grad aid (TA and/or RA) funding typically will be disbursed as a salary payment. Summer funding and plans will need to be discussed with your advisor.
Students living in university housing may arrange for their housing fees to be deducted from their paychecks for the quarter this will NOT happen automatically when paid an assistantship. This request must be submitted to Student Services Center before the deadline for paying the University Bill: HERE
Please read the information below regarding taxes and your resources.
Assistantship (salary) payment information:
Non-assistantship (fellowship and/or stipend payments)
Addition Resources: HERE