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The Sam Fox School and Washington University offer competitive final support packages, and we strive to provide aid to as many applicants as possible. You’ll find deadlines and information about scholarships, assistantships, and loan assistance through the program links below.

Applications for financial aid are due February 15.

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, assitantship, or other assistance, you must submit an application for financial aid. Applying for aid will have no effect on admissions decisions. Awards are based on academic excellence, artistic + design ability, and financial need. Early applications are encouraged.


SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Sam Fox Ambassadors Graduate Fellowship Program


The Sam Fox Ambassadors program awards 10 full-tuition scholarships to outstanding applicants.

Ambassadors are selected from top applicants to the following degree programs: Master of Architecture, Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art, Master of Fine Arts in Illustration & Visual Culture, Master of Landscape Architecture, and Master of Urban Design. No separate application form is needed.


Key Financial Aid Deadlines


Feb 1, 2023

Summer Semester Financial Aid Application Deadline: Returning Students

For all returning Sam Fox School graduate students who are applying for aid to support summer school.

Feb 15, 2023

Fall Semester Financial Aid Application Deadline: Graduate School of Art

For all applicants and returning students in the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture and MFA in Visual Art programs who are seeking aid for the upcoming academic year.

Feb 15, 2023

Fall Semester Financial Aid Application Deadline: Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design

For all applicants and returning students in the MArch, MLA, MSAAD, MSAS, and MUD programs who are seeking aid for the upcoming academic year.