Financial Aid

Dartmouth College Financial Aid Office can help graduate students with federal loan needs. The MALS program also offers partial-tuition scholarships.

Financial Aid at MALS

If you wish to be considered for Scholarships and Financial Aid, the Admissions Coordinator will disperse the Graduate Financial Aid Applications shortly after each Application Deadline (approximately 1-2 weeks following the September 1st and February 15th deadlines). Please monitor the email that you cited in your application to receive the appropriate financial aid application.

*If you indicated on your application that you do not wish to be considered for financial aid, but your circumstances have since changed, please notify the Admissions Coordinator at at your earliest convenience.

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Dartmouth provides need-based financial aid to MALS students. Most U.S. citizens and permanent residents can apply for federal student loan programs. In addition, MALS at Dartmouth scholarships may be awarded to eligible students.

To be considered for financial aid, domestic students must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and the 2023-2024 Graduate Financial Aid Application to the Dartmouth Financial Aid Office at

The Federal School Code for Dartmouth College is 002573. 

*The Academic Year at Dartmouth College is Summer - Spring. If you are applying to matriculate in Summer or Fall of 2023, or, in Winter or Spring 2024, you will need to complete a FAFSA for the 2023-2024 academic year.

International Students

International students may apply for MALS at Dartmouth scholarships if they can provide documentation of income and assets.

To be considered for financial aid, international students must complete and submit the MALS International Scholarship Application to the MALS Office at

MALS scholarships are only applicable toward partial tuition for the nine required courses only. International students should explore other funding sources to provide for their living expenses and all materials. We strongly urge you to start this process at least one year before you intend to enter the program.