Sources of financial assistance available to Kentucky State University graduate students:

KSU Presidential Graduate Incentive Program (GIP)

The KSU Presidential Graduate Incentive Program (GIP) is a limited tuition-waiver award.

For additional information please contact the Director of Graduate Studies:


HBCU STEM Program

Kentucky State University Graduate STEM-Related Programs (Aquaculture, Computer Science, and Environmental Studies) offer some limited graduate assistantships to qualified African-American students through HBCU STEM Program.  Interested candidates should contact the program they are interested in for additional or specific information.


Graduate Assistantships Through Faculty Research Grants

Some other graduate programs offer limited graduate assistantships through faculty research grants.  Interested candidates should contact the program they are interested in for additional information »


External Graduate Assistantships & Sponsorships.

At times, some external agencies and organizations offer assistantships, fellowships, or sponsorships to support specific research, project, or program of interest them.  Learn more »


Student Loan via FAFSA

The graduate student must consult with the Office of Financial Aid.  The following is the contact information:


KSU’s Tuition Discount Programs


Other Tuition Waiver & Benefit Programs

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