FAQs for Graduate Students

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You’ve been accepted to graduate school – congratulations!

Now what?

Check out the answers to some FAQs below as well as this checklist as you prepare for the exciting journey ahead.

Where do I go to find funding?

You can find information about scholarships, fellowship, and other aid opportunities, including those for minority students, at https://education.fsu.edu/scholarships-and-aid.

Assistantships are offered at the department level; be sure to check with your department staff or major professor to inquire about any available assistantships.

The Graduate School’s website also has a wealth of information about funding, including external fellowships: http://gradschool.fsu.edu/funding-awards.

How can I get involved with student organizations?

We have lots of student organizations housed right here in the College of Education! Visit here to learn more. Information about other FSU student organizations can be found at https://nolecentral.dsa.fsu.edu/organizations.

We also have a Student Leadership Council that is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from each of our four departments.

What kind of student support services are available at FSU?

What will the transition from undergraduate to graduate school be like?

Check out these articles to learn more about what to expect as you start your graduate school career: