Florida Gulf Coast University
Office of Research and Graduate Studies
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Howard Hall 202
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone: (239) 590-7988
Fax: (239) 590-7843
Toll Free: (800) 590-3428
option 6, extension 7988
Florida Gulf Coast University offers quality education and personal attention on par with the finest private universities, but at the cost of Florida's excellent public university system. Smart financial management is crucial for your success while attending graduate school and for your professional achievement after graduation. Use the resources below to see how FGCU can help you make smart financial decisions.
Post-Baccalaureate Non-Degree seeking students are not eligible to receive financial aid (except for teacher certification).
Please refer to the Office of the Bursar website for a breakdown of Tuition & Fees.
A Graduate tuition waiver covers the tuition fee for an in-state or out-of-state student. Tuition Graduate tuition waivers cover only the graduate matriculation (tuition) fee for in-state or out-of-state students, depending on the residency of the student. Waivers do not cover undergraduate courses or any additional fees.
|Tuition Waiver Supplemental Requirements|
|Arts & Sciences||English, Environmental Science/Studies, History, and Mathematics:
Waiver form only - no extra requirements
Supplemental Application, Previously taken 6 credits in program with 3.0 GPA
Criminal Justice & Forensic Studies: Supplemental Application
|Business||All Programs: Resume & Personal Statement|
|Education||EdS & EdD: FAFSA, Statement of Financial Need (optional)|
|All Other COE Programs: FAFSA, Resume, Statement of Financial Need (optional)|
|Health Professions & Social Work||Social Work: Supplemental Application, Statement of Financial Need
Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy: FAFSA completed, Statement of Financial Need (Include how waiver will impact performance & service activities you're involved in.)
Counseling (Mental Health & School): FAFSA, Resume, Statement of Financial Need
|All Other CHPSW Programs: Statement of Financial Need|
The Office of Research and Graduate Studies offers one scholarship out of our department annually for current FGCU Graduate Students. The Graduate Studies scholarship is $2,500 and is awarded to 6-8 current FGCU graduate students annually. The deadline to apply is April 15. For more information and requirements please review the Graduate Studies Scholarship Application.
The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation has developed a wealth of scholarship opportunities for graduate students. For more information on these scholarships please visit the FGCU Foundation Scholarship website.
Other resources that many FGCU students have found helpful are listed below.
Graduate assistantships are hourly-waged or stipend student employment opportunities. Graduate assistantships are available through academic departments and administrative units within the University. Please check with your Academic department for current graduate assistantship opportunities. Another resource for on-campus and off-campus employment is the College Central Network service through the Career Development Services website.
For more scholarship information, please visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships website.