How to Find Free Money for Graduate School

By Farran Powell, Emma Kerr, and Sarah Wood

Refer to an employee handbook or talk to the human resources office at your job to learn whether tuition reimbursement is available, says Suzanne Ortega, president of the Council of Graduate Schools, a membership organization that supports graduate education.

“When you present the option to your employer, explain how the program is tied to your career goals and ideally how it would help make you a stronger employee,” she wrote in an email. “Be specific about how you would balance your degree program with your workload. This helps anticipate concerns your employer may have about your productivity and demonstrates that you’re thinking ahead.”

[From US News]

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