Graduate Student Funding and Support

Financial Aid Basics

Learn about allowances for personal expenses and details for special circumstances like loan eligibility appeals, leaves of absences, and withdrawals and refunds.

If you wish to appeal your departmental funding or have special financial circumstances, we suggest contacting your program directly.
If you are considering a leave of absence, review the Leavetaking Considerations checklist and meet with offices that may assist you as you weigh your decision.
Find out how to qualify for a fee reduction for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or receive a waiver for a Brown graduate school application fee.