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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

The following information outlines the different types of assistance available for students pursuing graduate study at Bowling Green State University.

Federal Financial Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to calculate your student contribution and determine your financial need. You should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1 to be considered for the Federal Perkins Loan, William D. Ford Direct Loans (both subsidized and unsubsidized), and Federal Work Study. If you are attending summer semester, you must also complete a summer application.

Graduate Assistantship
The College of Technology has a number of diverse and exciting graduate research and teaching assistantships with highly competitive stipends available to qualified students. The assistantship allows the student to immerse him/herself full-time in graduate study and to develop research and/or teaching skills that are valued by business and industry. Graduate research and teaching assistants receive a monthly stipend as well as fee waivers for tuition, non-resident fees, and general fees.

Students seeking a graduate assistant position should submit to the College of Technology an assistantship form, and three letters of recommendation, in addition to the Graduate College admission requirements.

Professional Development Fund
The Professional Development Fund encourages graduate students to participate and present papers in regional and national conferences. The eligible student may receive up to $50 for attendance and up to $100 for presenting a paper. Learn more.

Research Support Grant
The College of Technology provides support for graduate students to assist in meeting the expenses associated with their thesis, project or dissertation activities. Download this form.

Additional Information
For more information on any of the aid described here (including current interest rates), contact:

Student Financial Aid
231 Administration Building, BGSU
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: (419) 372-2651
FAX: (419) 372-0404
email: sfa@bgsu.edu

Student Employment Office
322 Saddlemire Student Services at Conklin North, BGSU
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: (419) 372-2865
FAX: (419) 372-0357

Graduate College
120 McFall Center, BGSU
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0180
Phone: (419) 372-2791
FAX: (419) 372-8569