Graduate Funding & Fellowship Information

The following are options through which CCI graduate students may offset the cost of their degrees:


The Drexel Dean's Fellowship award is available to full-time, on-campus master's students based on merit. Click here to view the criteria on Drexel Central's website. All CCI master's level applicants will be reviewed for the Dean's Fellowships at the point of admission review, there are no applications required for this review. For other opportunities, please visit Drexel's Grants & Scholarships page.

Partner Organization Discount

Students in a master's program or graduate level certificate program at CCI may be the recipient a partner discount. Drexel Pro is an educational partnership program. If you are a member of a partner organization, you could benefit from tuition reductions off the regular Drexel University tuition rate. Examples of participating organizations include: The American Library Association, ASIS&T, and WebJunction.

Visit Drexel University Online's partnership webpage for more information.

Student Loans

For all federal need-based aid programs please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list Drexel school code - 003256.

Visit Drexel Central website for details regarding how to apply for aid, loans, and more. Both subsidized and unsubsidized information is available. Students must be enrolled for a minimum of two classes to qualify for federal financial aid.

GI Bill for Veterans

The GI Bill is for veterans who served on continuous active duty for at least 181 days beginning January 31, 1955 or later and/or for dependents of veterans who died or are permanently disabled as a result of service in the armed forces.

Please contact your local Department of Veteran Affairs for details. VA students must certify their GI Bill benefits by completing the certification form.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Through this program, a partnership between the federal government and Drexel, the University matches the government's contribution to the cost of an education, allowing eligible veterans to attend Drexel with no out-of-pocket expenses. To determine eligibility, visit Visit Drexel's Yellow Ribbon Program webpage for more information.

Private Scholarships

Businesses and professional industry organizations offer many types of scholarships and awards. Aside from searching on the internet, you can visit Drexel's library for available resources.