Estimated Cost of Attendance (2023-2024)
|Health Insurance Premium||$2,809|
|Room & Board||$12,000|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
* Fees included: Graduate Student Association Fee, Student Organizations Fund, Honor Council, and Health Services Fee (no spouses)
** Indirect living costs will vary for each MGA student. However, these figures are meant to provide estimates for what students can expect to pay per year for 12-month occupancy.
Rice University's Master of Global Affairs provides limited funding opportunities to competitive students selected for the following opportunities.
- Fulbright Foreign Student Program & Laspau Scholarship
- Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship
- Eligibility: Domestic Students
- Award Information: The Master of Global Affairs will cover the difference between the Payne Fellowship tuition funds and the current Master of Global Affairs tuition for each of two years.
- Website: https://www.paynefellows.org/graduate-fellowship-program/payne-program-overview/
- Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
- Eligibility: Domestic students who are AmeriCorps Alumni
- Award Information: The Master of Global Affairs will provide a $5,000 tuition scholarship for each of two years a student is enrolled in our program.
- Website: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award
- Yellow Ribbon Program from the US Department of Veterans Affairs
- Eligibility: US military veterans who meet the Yellow Ribbon qualifications.
- Award Information: For the 2020-2021 academic year, $6,919 per year for each of two years.
- Website: https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/post-9-11/yellow-ribbon-program/
International students should apply for awards offered by their governments or by governmental and private agencies in the United States or elsewhere.
- Association for Asian Studies
- Funding for United States Study
- IEFA Scholarship Search Engine
- Leo S. Row Pan America Fund
- P.E.O. International Peace Fund
U.S. Students may consider the following sources of aid:
- Texas Equalization Grant Program (TEG)
- Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
- Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
- Federal Student Loans (FAFSA)
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Islamic Scholarship Fund
- Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation for New Americans
- Post 9/11 GI Bill
- The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
- William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship
Please note: The deadlines for many scholarships sponsored by private organizations are often in October or November of the year before a student intends to matriculate.