Graduate Assistantships / Scholarships

The Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics seeks to attract exceptional graduate students through financial awards in the form of scholarships, fellowships, graduate assistantships, and tuition waivers.

Successful new student scholarship and award recipients historically have had at least a 3.5 undergraduate GPA, 600 GMAT score, and excellent recommendations. Successful continuing student recipients have a proven track record of academic performance and/or demonstrated financial need.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, but the priority deadline for the fall semester is March 15th and September 15th for the spring semester. The awards are for a nine-month period (Fall and Spring semesters).

Bryan Scholarships

The Bryan Schools offers a variety of scholarships. Recipient selections depend on scholarship specifications and may be need- and/or merit-based. These scholarships are available to new students and continuing students. Some Bryan Scholarships are limited to undergraduate or graduate students. For a list of Bryan Scholarships please visit the Bryan Scholarships & Fellowships website.

Click here to complete the Bryan Scholarship Application

Bryan Fellowship

The Bryan Fellowship is the premier award in the Bryan School for graduate students. Recipient selections are primarily merit-based. The applicant must be unconditionally admitted to a graduate program within the Bryan School of Business and Economics to qualify. To apply, please submit the Bryan Fellowship application with all required supporting documents to the MSA Program Director at

Click here to download a Bryan Fellowship Application

Graduate Assistantships

Bryan School also offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to full-time students. Applicants for assistantships must have been unconditionally admitted into the MS in Accounting degree program. Assistants are usually employed to assist faculty members for as many as 20 hours per week.

Stipends for graduate assistantships typically range from $6,000 to $7,500 for the nine-month academic year. Applications can be requested from the Graduate Program office. In a few cases, tuition waivers may be available for students appointed to an assistantship.

Click here to download a Graduate Assistantship Application