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Funding Opportunities

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Educational expenses for graduate and professional students will vary according to your personal needs and course of study. Visit the Office of Financial Aid to learn more about the various programs that make University of the Pacific affordable.

Financial assistance for graduate students can come in the form of:

Federal Student Aid

Information is available at Federal Student Aid for graduate and professional students. Students can apply for federal student aid online at
NOTE: The school code for University of the Pacific is 001329.

Graduate Research and Grant Funding

University of the Pacific supports graduate research in various ways. Graduate research and grant funding opportunities are available through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.


For general scholarship information or questions, the Financial Aid Office is there to help you navigate through the process. Here are two current scholarships for graduate students:

Institutional scholarships are also available, varying by school and program, for further information please reach out to the program directly.

External Funding Opportunities

External Search Sites

Council of Graduate Schools created the GradSense website to provide resources, articles and helpful links for graduate students to make wise financial decisions that support their long-term interests.

Graduate Student Research & Conference Travel Awards

The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs provides funding (up to $1,000) to promote, encourage, and support graduate student research. For more information and to apply, complete the Graduate Student Research & Conference Travel Funding Application.

Graduate Assistantships

University of the Pacific provides a limited number of Graduate Teaching Assistantships. Graduate Assistants receive an assistantship and tuition support, which is intended to help finance their graduate education. For more information check out our Graduate Assistant FAQ’s.

Graduate Assistantship Programs
For the availability of Graduate Teaching Assistantships, please contact the graduate program director in one of the following programs: