The following are descriptions of awards that may be offered to students at the GSD:

AWARD NAME

ELIGIBILITY

HOW TO APPLY

Harvard Restricted Scholarships Varies. See the Harvard Committee on General Scholarships website Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and submit any required supporting documentation. US Citizens and Permanent Residents must also submit the FAFSA online. See Applying for Restricted Scholarships for details.
GSD Need-Based Grant US Citizens
Permanent Residents
International Students
Those applying for a need-based grant must complete an online GSD financial aid application. We ask for information for both the student and their parents in order to determine financial need.  In addition to that application, US students must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
GSD Scholarship Opportunities Varies. The GSD has some unique scholarship opportunities for which students may be considered.
FEDERAL AWARDS                                    
Federal Work-Study US Citizens
Permanent Residents
Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online.
Unsubsidized (Stafford Loan)

 

US Citizens
Permanent Residents
Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online.
GradPLUS Loan
Borrow up to the difference between budget and awarded aid
US Citizens
Permanent Residents
Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online. Involves a credit check.
US Veteran’s Association Yellow Ribbon Program Eligible Veterans Contact the GSD Financial Aid Office to notify the school of your interest in the program, and submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to the GSD Financial Aid Office.
ADDITIONAL AID OPTIONS
Private Loan Options

 

US Citizens
Permanent Residents
International Students
Follow the instructions on the Student Financial Services page.
Outside Scholarships Varies Varies. See Outside Scholarships for information.