The Council of Graduate Students has funding available to graduate and professional students. All requests submitted past the deadline for applications will not be considered. Funding is not available if you’ve requested a refund of your COGS tax.

For additional funding resources available through The Graduate School, please visit their website:

Scholarships available through Student Life & Engagement (SLE):

For Emergency Situations:

The Graduate School – Emergency Fellowship Funding:

MSU Office of International Students and Scholars

MSU Office of Financial Aid – Emergency Information

MSU Office of Financial Aid – Loan information

MSU Support Our Spartans (SOS) Emergency Fund:   Application

More about the donor-supported SOS Emergency Fund and how to give: 

Always check with your department too if you are experiencing an emergency hardship.  Many departments have their own emergency funds, or can help advise in emergency situations to support their students as well.

Another alternative to get you through a temporary rough spot are COGS Short Term Loans.