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School of Graduate Studies

Graduate Fees Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences


The Graduate Fees Scholarship in the Humanities and the Social Sciences provides assistance in paying student fees not covered by a Graduate Assistantship (GA), Tuition Scholarship (TS), or Teaching Assistantship (TA).


  1. The scholarship is limited to one semester, but holders may reapply.
  2. The scholarship will provide up to $400.00 for student fees only.


  1. The applicant must be a current or admitted graduate student at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) holding a GA, TS, TA, or the offer of such a position for the forthcoming semester.
  2. The scholarship is open to students pursuing a Masters degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences. Students pursuing the M.A. in Liberal Studies (MALS) are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Application Materials

Submit the completed application form and a 200-250 word essay, which answers the following three questions:

  1. Why did you choose your particular field of study?
  2. What you do you plan to do in the field?
  3. Why are these funds needed?

to the School of graduate Studies at: or

School of Graduate Studies
East Tennessee State University
Box 70720
Johnson City, TN 37614

All materials must be submitted by the following deadline:

Fall Semester 2018 – 1 August 2018

Spring Semester 2019 – 5 January 2019


Click here to apply for the Graduate Fees Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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