Financial Pressures

Financial Pressures

Graduate school comes with unique financial pressures, especially if you’re married and/or a parent. Becoming financially responsible can significantly help in achieving emotional balance.

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FINANCIAL PRESSURES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
By: Dr. Teresa Sullivan & Nick Repak

Graduate education is an investment that requires some financial sacrifice along the way. Even students with generous funding often find that some expenses are not covered, and that their general…more >>

Great Online Content

CNN Financial Calculator
This great tool from CNN Money helps you figure out a responsible budget and shows how yours compares to the national average.
http://cgi.money.cnn.com/tools/budget101/budget_101.jsp

About.com Financial Worksheet
This simple worksheet allows you to process and consider your cost of living and how to plan for it.
http://financialplan.about.com/cs/budgeting/l/blbudget.htm

Finaid.org
This site is intended to encourage more women to pursue advanced degrees in computer science and engineering. It includes a list of sources of graduate financial aid available to women in computer science and engineering.
http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/grad.phtml

FastWeb.com
FastWeb helps students find and apply for financial aid.
www.fastweb.com

ScienceMag.org: Grants and Funding
Are you seeking funding for research or training in a particular area? Now that GrantsNet has been retired, our staff has compiled a list of other places you can search for information on funding programs. Unfortunately, most of them require a subscription for access.
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/funding