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Graduate Scholarships & Fellowships



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SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

The Graduate College offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships for new, continuing, and prospective students at Texas State University. Other internal funding opportunities may be available within your academic college, department, and even program. There are also external scholarships and fellowships available from entities outside of Texas State which can be accessed via our Graduate Funding Opportunities database.


Questions? Review the answers to our frequently asked questions for additional information. Once you have decided on the Texas State scholarships and/or fellowships to which you wish to apply, we encourage you to review our list of tips and suggestions that will help you in your preparations and submission. 

New and Continuing Students


Celebrity Classic Scholarship

  • newly admitted and continuing students
  • $1,500 per semester
  • awarded for up to three academic years
  • self-nominated

Graduate College Scholarship

  • newly admitted and continuing students
  • $1,000 per semester
  • awarded for up to three semesters
  • self-nominated

Continuing Students


Graduate College Thesis Research Support Fellowship

  • continuing students only
  • up to $2,000
  • awarded one time per degree
  • self-nominated

Graduate College Doctoral Research Support Fellowship

  • continuing students
  • up to $5,000
  • awarded one time per degree
  • self-nominated

New Students (by nomination only)


Texas State Graduate Merit Fellowship

  • new master's students of the highest quality
  • $2,500 for the first academic year of study
  • disbursed early September, January and June
  • nominated by program director

Texas State Doctoral Merit Fellowship

  • new doctoral students of the highest quality
  • $9,000 for the first academic year of study
  • disbursed early September, January and June
  • nominated by program director

Prospective Students


The Graduate College Test Fee Scholarship

  • Texas State undergraduate students
  • $200 reimbursement for test fees
  • disbursed after the census date for the applicable semester 
  • self-nominated