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Scholarships and Financial Aid

An MS Financial Engineering Degree is a significant investment. However, there are several resources available to you making it more manageable.

 

Scholarships

MSFE SCHOLARSHIPS
MSFE Scholarships may be available. For example, a 10% tuition scholarship based off of the 2015-2016 figures this would look like...

$55,500 tuition @ 10 % = $49,950
$ 6,780 program fees
$56,730 + University Fees

The total can be thought of as $18,910 per semester compared with other programs.

Here are two additional guides to help find scholarships...

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Any international student can search for scholarships from agencies outside the University on the Internet. For more information and links to some online search engines, see Outside Scholarships. The following sites may provide assistance as well.


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University of Illinois Resources

EMPLOYMENT
Students may search for on-campus job opportunities through the Virtual Job Board.

RESEARCH & TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS
The MSFE Program does not have RA or TA positions. Other departments on campus may seek to hire students for such positions. This is a decentralized process on campus and students seeking such positions must contact individual departments directly. It should be noted that the MSFE program does not honor tuition waivers requested by other departments. Therefore, any students offered an RA or TA position from another department should negotiate a salary in lieu of a tuition waiver.

You may learn about other assistantship opportunities on campus by going to the Assistantship Clearinghouse.

INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT
The Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services strictly regulates employment for international students. For more information regarding employment, contact International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) or the Graduate College.


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Student Loans

US STUDENT LOANS
Federal Student Aid for U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents is available through FAFSA. (Federal School Code: 001775)
http://www.bestschools.com/fafsa/

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LOANS
There are limited opportunities for you to obtain a private alternative loan. Most lenders require you to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a valid alien registration card as a co-signer. Click here for a comprehensive list of international private alternative educational loan lenders.

*International Student

*Financial Aid for International Students

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