Graduate students must submit the Shepherd School of Music Financial Assistance Application to be considered for scholarships offered by the Shepherd School of Music. After you have been accepted, and if you are a U.S. citizen, you may also apply for student loans to cover any portion of your tuition that is not covered by scholarship, plus living expenses. For more information, please visit the graduate section of the financial aid website here
International students are not eligible for need-based financial aid and will be required to provide proof of the ability to pay the entire cost of attending the Shepherd School before the I-20 can be issued by OISS (Office for International Students and Scholars).
Financial sources can include personal or family funds, Rice funding or other outside grants or scholarship sources. Please note the following distinctions: