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Finances and Job Recruitment as a Graduate Student

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Stanford Graduate Cash Advance Program:
“A cash advance is a University resource available to Graduate students to assist them with expenses before their graduate financial support is posted to their student account and/or TA/RA salary is paid. Graduate students can request an advance in the amount of $1000, $2000, or $3000.  The funds will arrive in their bank account generally within 3 business days. Once requested, a Cash Advance charge will be posted to the student’s University bill. No interest or fees will be charged and, generally, the Cash Advance is not taxable.” (See website for updates regarding COVID-19)

Grad Students and Stanford Financial Aid