The FSU Department of Art assists graduate students financially through a variety of teaching assistantships, graduate assistantships, and other types of support.
The FSU Department of Art is proud to offer all of our graduate Master of Fine Arts students either technical or teaching assistantships. First year students receive a technical assistantship; qualified students can switch to a teaching assistantship for their 2nd and 3rd years in the program, where they will gain knowledge in teaching foundation-level and some media courses. Students must maintain a high level of performance in the program to keep their assistantship status.
FSU offers a variety of fellowships and awards through the department and/or through the Graduate School. Below is a small sample of fellowships, and you can learn more about the first two fellowships on the Graduate School website:
University fellowships and research awards are available on a competitive basis. Please see the Graduate School Funding and Awards website for more detailed information. Fellowships and awards provide support and valuable experience to graduate students.
All MFA students are eligible to receive full tuition waivers, though this waiver only covers the cost of tuition and does not cover student and university fees. FSU also offers graduate students financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. Please see the Financial Aid website for more detailed information.