Funding

 

Princeton guarantees funding for its regularly enrolled, degree-seeking Ph.D. candidates for all years of regular program enrollment, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.  The defined Ph.D. program length is generally five years, with a few exceptions of four-year programs.

Over a Ph.D. student’s years of regular enrollment, this funding may come from a variety of sources, which in combination provide a minimum level of annual support that includes full tuition and fees support and a base stipend amount.  This base stipend is intended to support the estimated living expenses of a single graduate student during each year of regular enrollment.

The funding for master’s candidates varies by department.  In general, the Graduate School does not provide central funding for master’s candidates; however, master’s students are eligible for assistantships in research and instruction.

If you need additional support besides the funding provided centrally or through your department or an assistantship, Princeton also provides a variety of additional resources for which you may be eligible. Please click on the links below to learn more about General Funding Sources and Diversity Related Funding.

General Funding Sources

Diversity-Related Funding