Scholarships/Cost

The Department of Public Administration and Policy offers a variety of scholarships through small stipends to graduate level teaching assistantships to assist faculty. The scholarships are announced via email by the Chair and posted on this website each spring. Please check back periodically.

Baucus Leaders Program 

One notable yearly opportunity is our Baucus Leaders Program. A call for applications occurs each spring.

Questions about cost of attendance?

UM's Financial Aid office provides information on the Graduate Cost of Attendance (COA) page

Questions about financial aid?

Visit UM's Financial Aid Office page for more information, including types of aid, how to apply, and additional scholarship opportunities. 
Important Note: Students admitted to the MPA program must be enrolled in 6 credits to receive financial aid. Students enrolled as a non-degree student or in the public administration graduate certificate are not eligible for financial aid.