MS in Applied Economics Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Potential funding options are available for students in the MS in Applied Economics Program

The MS in Applied Economics Degree is an important investment towards your future. All scholarship awards are merit based. However, Lehigh University does make several resources available to you in order to make it more manageable. Domestic students can learn more about funding their graduate education. International students can learn more about the financial guarantee requirements under Tuition & Expenses. Funding options for international students may be available from outside resources.

Generous scholarship awards are available and based on the strength of the application to the program. Several limited teaching assistantships are also available that provide stipends to a maximum of $9,000 per academic year, plus benefits 


Presidential Scholars for Graduate Education (College Wide Scholarship)

This full tuition scholarship is given to one Lehigh University senior with an overall GPA of 3.75 or higher at the time of application for the scholarship across all graduate programs in the College of Business. Applicants will need to have an offer of admission to their graduate program by January 31st. Each College of Business graduate program will make nominations based on the pool of qualified accepted applicants to the Provost level at the University for selection. There is no action needed on an applicant's behalf and applicants can not request to be nominated.   


Yellow Ribbon Program

Lehigh University pays the remaining tuition that Post-9/11 GI Bill does not cover. Funding is available for all eligible students for graduate programs. Please visit Lehigh's Yellow Ribbon Program website for more information on eligibility, veterans education benefits, and more.


Financial Aid

Deciding to go back to school is a big decision, but figuring out how to pay for it doesn't have to be. The University’s Office of Financial Aid is committed to helping students attain a Lehigh University education, no matter your financial circumstances. Domestic students can learn more about funding their graduate education.