The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign offers a fully funded Master of Music Education. The MME program is designed to meet the needs and interests of individuals who are already certified to teach music and who seek to continue their careers as public school music educators or music administrators. The School of Music offers financial aid to graduate students in the form of graduate tuition scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships. All students who apply by stated deadlines are considered for merit-based awards. Fellowships are one-year renewable awards carrying full tuition and partial fee waiver and a stipend. Assistantships at 25% or higher carry a full tuition waiver and partial fee waiver with a stipend.