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Types of Aid

Scholarships & Grants

You may help fund your education with scholarships or fellowships, which are supplied through your respective graduate division. Learn more.


The Federal Work-Study program provides an excellent opportunity for you to earn money through part-time employment. Federal Work-Study is similar to any other job, the only major difference being that the Federal government pays a portion of your wages, and your campus employer contributes the remainder. Learn more about Work-Study.

Other Sources of Aid 

UChicago participates in other educational initiatives such as the Yellow-Ribbon Veteran’s Benefits and AmeriCorps National Service Awards Programs. We suggest that you read through this section to learn more about these opportunities and how they can help you finance your education. Learn more.


The University of Chicago administers both Federal loan and alternative loan programs. The Federal program provides you with the most attractive choice of loan options, but certain alternative lenders can also provide you reasonable terms. Learn more about available loans.

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