Scholarships and Fellowships

One of Princeton’s defining commitments is its promise to ensure that a Princeton education is affordable to every student. Scholarships and fellowships, along with support from Annual Giving, are essential to fulfilling that promise.

Students graduating

“We cannot make the difference that we want to make in the world unless we are drawing talented students from every sector of society.”

—President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83

Did You Know?

100% of the demonstrated financial need of every student is met by grants.

More than 80% of students graduate with no debt.
Students who choose to borrow average around $9,000 in debt after four years.

Admission is need-blind for all applicants, including international students

Graduate fellowships help Princeton’s Graduate School attract the most promising emerging scholars.
PhD students are guaranteed funding typically for five years.

I give because Princeton Annual Giving

Forward Together: The Impact of Annual Giving on Financial Aid

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Walking Together: The Impact of Annual Giving on Financial Aid

A video demonstrates how that commitment to give back to the University makes it possible for high-achieving students to attend Princeton regardless of their socioeconomic background.

Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Princeton’s defining commitment to affordability could not be achieved without the exceptional generosity of our alumni, parents and friends.

To see a list of funds currently providing scholarships and fellowships at Princeton, please contact the Office of Donor Relations.