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Generally, students come to the IDE program with sponsorship from their employer or from their government, or by securing loans from either banking institutions or from their family. International applicants may apply for the Yale International Loan or any loan of their choice.  For information, contact the Graduate School Financial Aid Office at or 203-432-2739.

Beginning with the 2022-23 application cycle, EGC has sponsored a Sub-Saharan African Student Scholarship.

Many governments have regular fellowship programs for graduate training of public officials. Alternatively, candidates for admission may be eligible for support from:

Yale’s Graduate School website gives a list of online databases for fellowships and grants. These databases provide direct access to several hundred grant and fellowship opportunities around the world. Another helpful website is Council of Graduate Schools; this site gives a list of graduate fellowship opportunities funded by the U.S. federal government.

The cost of tuition for 2024-25 is $50,500 and tuition increases yearly by approximately 4%. Yearly living expenses for New Haven are approximately $29,778 per single student.