Scholarship and fellowship payments may be taxable, depending upon whether the payments are classified as qualified or nonqualified under the Internal Revenue Code and related guidelines. As part of a recent review, the Office of Finance and Treasury has updated its guidance for specific funding purposes such as senior thesis research, junior independent work, and graduate language training, among others. Changes have been made to Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE) to ensure these funding purposes are being classified appropriately for tax purposes.

More information is available on the Finance and Treasury website. If you have questions, please email [email protected].

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