Graduate School Entrance Exam Program

The Graduate School Entrance Exam & Professional Licensure Program is financial assistance for students looking to complete a graduate school entrance exam or complete a certification/licensure course or exam that is directly related to your area of study.

Students are eligible to receive up to $400 per fiscal year (July 1-June 30).  Funds are on a first-come first serve-basis.    Students are selected by financial need.  These funds can be used for:

  • Exam registration fees
  • Graduate school entrance exam preparation courses
  • Study guides
  • Fees for licensure or certification completion


  • Must be enrolled in 1 credit at MSU Denver
  • Must apply 21 days prior to exam date

How to Apply

Funding allocations based on the following:

  • Thoroughness and quality of proposal materials and completion of all application requirements
  • Personal goals and academic/career enrichment.
  • How the proposed activity supports the educational mission of the institution
  • Compliance with all MSU Denver and State of Colorado Fiscal Rules
  • Availability of funds

For more information or questions