Financial Aid

Students in class

Important Updates as of March 16, 2020

As of March 16, the HDS Office of Financial Aid will be working remotely. For the quickest response to questions or concerns, email Messages received M-F, 9 am-4 pm (EDT) will be reviewed and responded to during those hours. If you would like to set up a phone appointment, please e-mail us and we will arrange for a time to contact you.


In the spirit of Harvard University's commitment to ensuring broader access to its educational resources, Harvard Divinity School is committed to providing financial assistance to all students who demonstrate need.

HDS offers you the opportunity to obtain a graduate degree in an academically challenging and diverse community. Making an informed decision on how to fund your education is an essential component in laying the foundation for a meaningful graduate school experience. The staff in the Office of Financial Aid are dedicated to working with you to plan this important investment in your future.

We look forward to working with you and encourage you to contact our office at 617.495.5772 or by email to with any financial aid questions.

Financial aid presentation from TED 2019

Note: A transcript for this recording is available upon request. Please contact