Graduate Student Funding
Graduate Students at NC State can receive funding from a variety of sources to support their graduate education. Learn more about Graduate Assistantships, Graduate Fellowships & Grants, Graduate Student Support Plan, and other resources available to graduate students.
An NC State Graduate Education
At NC State’s Graduate School, you’ll join top students from all over the world who come here to learn, conduct research and grow in their field of choice. Whatever your professional or academic goals are, a graduate degree from NC State can help you achieve them.
DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP CHECKLIST (PDF)
Fellowships and Grant Opportunities at a Glance
Fellowships and Grants
Fellowship, traineeships, and grants are outright awards and require no service in return. They may be based on merit and/or financial need.
- Opportunities Funded Through NC State
- Nationally Competitive Fellowship Programs
- Other Funding Opportunities
- Types of Aid Available for Graduate Education (PDF)
- Nomination Submission Deadlines
- Fellowships Stipend Payment Schedule
Graduate Student Support Plan (GSSP)
GSSP is a competitive financial support package to attract top students to NC State.SEE GSSP AT A GLANCE (PDF)
Students can check their GSSP status and if GSSP benefits are applied to their account in MyPack portal after initial billing for the semester. Check your GSSP status.
QuIck Links and Additional Resources
Graduate Funding Contacts
If you have additional questions or would like to learn more about graduate assistantships, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org (departments can use this to contact the Graduate School for any GA information).
For additional details, please email us at: email@example.com (departments can use this to contact the Graduate School for any GSSP information).
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