The master's program offers a limited number of graduate fellowships, graduate assistantships, and tuition and fee waivers for students admitted to the on-campus program. Students admitted to the online program are not eligible for departmental aid. 

Financial aid may be requested on the application form for admission to graduate study in the program. To receive full consideration for financial aid, applicants must meet minimum application requirement, have checked the box in the application form requesting financial aid, and be registered in the Graduate College in good standing. Selection criteria include academic merit such as grade point average, application materials, specific talents, and needs of the Agricultural Education program.

Additional opportunities for financial assistance is available through the University of Illinois Graduate College and the Office of Student Financial Aid.