Social Studies Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University

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Student Funding

Financial Aid

All students must fill out the Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for financial aid. Students should also fill out the FAFSA forms. A limited amount of scholarship money is available on a competitive basis to new and continuing students in the Program in Social Studies. In addition, there are many positions available at the College that include some form of tuition remission. Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid, check out information at the Office of Financial Aid ( ) to determine whether they are eligible for any of the College-wide scholarship programs, and look into positions posted by the Office of Human Resources ( working at the College doing research, assisting professors, or working in College offices that might carry tuition remission.

In addition, college-wide assistance is available to both full-time and part-time students. Aid includes:
  • Teachers College general scholarships
  • Departmental scholarships
  • Minority group scholarships
  • Low-interest loans
  • Work-study opportunities
  • Tuition deferment plan


Getting Started: An Overview from the Director of Academic Administration for the Arts & Humanities
Loans, Scholarships, Grants, Workstudy: Office of Financial Aid
Employment at TC (work-study and professional): Human Resources website
External Jobs: Office of Career Services