Scholarships and fellowships

Please contact Mr. Paul Paoletti at the Tufts Department of Payroll for assistance at 617-628-5000, ext. 72593. You can also refer to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Publications 520 for more details.

Special tax rules apply to scholarship and fellowship grants. The rules for determining the taxable part of a scholarship or fellowship apply to both resident and non-resident aliens. They are separate from and in addition to any rules pertaining to exclusions from income for foreign scholarships or exclusions under a tax treaty.