Graduate Financial Aid & Funding

We strive to ensure that our graduate students have every opportunity to excel as scholars in the field of religious studies. The Department of Religious Studies offers every admitted student CAHSS Dean’s Scholarship Hours, which cover 54% of program tuition. Small merit-based scholarships are also available.

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Graduate Student Financial Aid at DU

Students can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for graduate financial aid and work-study opportunities. Whether you plan to be a full-time student or work on your graduate degree on your own schedule, we're here to ensure that you have all the resources you need to thrive.

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  • Religious Studies Scholarships & Grants

    Will Gravely Scholarship

    This merit-based scholarship is awarded to several students from the religious studies master's program each year.


  • Dean's Scholarship Hours

    This merit-based scholarship is awarded to all admitted incoming and continuing graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies. Dean's Scholarship Hours are a 50 percent discount on tuition.

  • CAHSS Student Research Award

    The College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences strives to foster an environment of exploration and knowledge-building across every department and classroom. The CAHSS Student Research Award provides funding for graduate-level research projects and endeavors that would otherwise be limited by costs from travel and resources. Five awards of up to $1,250 are available to graduate students each year.



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