Grants for Graduate Students

Grants for Graduate Students

A grant is a cash award based on financial need that you do not need to repay. Eligibility requirements listed are not exhaustive.


Grant: Advanced Opportunity Grant (AOP)

Who's eligible: Disadvantaged or minority students

Apply: FAFSA* and AOP Application
New AOP applicants claiming disadvantaged status, must also complete the Disadvantage Criteria Determination Form.

Other Info: Limited funds available


Grant: Beecroft Graduate Travel grant

Who's eligible: Students whose graduate work would be aided by travel

Apply: Contact the Graduate Studies Office

Other Info: One-time award up to $1000


Grant: Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) grant

Who's eligible: Students of Native American heritage

Apply: FAFSA* and Indian Scholarship application

Other Info: Information available through BIA or your tribe.


Grant: Indian Student Assistance grant

Who's eligible: WI residents of Native American heritage

Apply: FAFSA* and Student Assistance Grant Application

Other Info: Up to $1100


Grant: MN Tuition Reciprocity

Who's eligible: MN residents

Apply: MN Office of Higher Education

Other Info: Reduces out of state tuition


Grant: Non-resident tuition waiver (NTW)

Who's eligible: Students outside WI or MN attending UW-Superior

Apply: NTW application

Other Info: Limited funds available; reduces non-resident tuition


Grant: TEACH Grant

Who's eligible: Graduate students admitted to the Master of Science in Education and who are in the Special Education program. Financial Aid will notify students if they are eligible to apply for the TEACH Grant.

Apply: FAFSA* and addtional documentation that will be sent out by UW-Superior to eligible students.

Other Info: Federal Student Aid, TEACH Grant


*Only one FAFSA needs to be filed for each academic year.