Leadership Studies Scholarships
Mary Woods Scherr Scholarship for the Empowerment of Women in Leadership
Dr. Mary Scherr was a professor in the
Dean's Graduate Merit Award
This merit-based scholarship is available to incoming and continuing students. Students awarded this scholarship are invited and expected to collaborate with faculty on faculty research projects. Students are selected based on the strength of their applications for admission; no separate application is necessary. Scholarships typically range from $2,000 to $15,000 and are awarded on an annual basis.
MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Scholarship Program
All students admitted to the MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program are invited to apply for a practitioner scholarship. Recipients will receive an award of $1,000 to $2,000 per year, with total amount not to exceed $4,000 over the course of the program. Scholarship eligibility is contingent upon the student being employed at least 20 hours per week for a 501(c) organization. Consideration will also be given to students that work at a government agency directly serving nonprofits or those that demonstrate they volunteer in a skilled position for at least 20 hours a week at a designated nonprofit. The application period is March 1 - May 1 annually.
Student Affairs-SOLES Collaborative (SASC) Graduate Assistantships
These assistantships are available to incoming and continuing students in the MA in Higher Education Leadership only. Read more about Student Affairs-SOLES Collaborative Graduate Assistantships.
Doctoral Graduate and Research Assistantships
These assistantships are available to incoming and continuing students in the
Doctoral Student Extraordinary Expense Award
This award is available to incoming and continuing students in the