The first source for financial aid is through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. For U.S. residents, make sure that you file a Free Application for (FAFSA). Apply as early as possible for Financial Aid and make sure your funding is spread across the entire program (Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters).
UA students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and meet federal student aid requirements will be awarded with federal financial aid based on their eligibility as determined by the FAFSA.
The online FAFSA form can be found here:
Federal Student Aid eligibility requirements can be found here:
OTHER FUNDING OPTIONS, MSGIST
Based upon your academic record at the time of application to the MSGIST degree, GIST academic advisors may recommend that you apply for either the Graduate College Arizona Works Scholarship (http://grad.arizona.edu/financial-resources/azworksscholarship) or Graduate Access Fellowship (http://grad.arizona.edu/gaf/).
Minority Student Scholarships and Grants: