How To Ask For More Money For Graduate School?

Do you get more financial aid for graduate school?

FAFSA for graduate school: Grad students are typically considered independent students. Less financial aid for graduate school. Interest rates for graduate students are higher. Borrowing limits for graduate students are higher.

Can you negotiate graduate stipend?

If you are interested in money, you may want to reconsider doing a PhD. 😉 A stipend for anything is rarely negotiable. You get the same thing everyone else gets. It’s probably the same for all students barring fellowships, etc.

How can I convince my college to give me more money?

To appeal for more financial aid for college, follow these steps:

  • Call the college financial aid office to ask about the appeals process.
  • Identify the special circumstances that affect your ability to pay for college.
  • Write an appeal letter.
  • Don’t ask for a specific amount of money.

How can I increase my financial aid?

Here are 5 ways to increase your chances of capturing more student aid:

  1. Make a better case. Share any change in your financial circumstances.
  2. Try any argument. If a school really wants your child it might accept even a lame reason to toss you more money.
  3. Get your teen involved.
  4. Provide a number.
  5. Be diplomatic.