Leadership Studies Scholarships
M.A. in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Scholarship Program
This scholarship is available to incoming and continuing students in the M.A. in Nonprofit Leadership and Management only. We are not accepting applications at this time.
Student Affairs-SOLES Collaborative (SASC) Graduate Assistantships
These assistantships are available to incoming and continuing students in the M.A. in Higher Education Leadership only. Read more about assistantships.
Doctoral Graduate and Research Assistantships
These assistantships are available to incoming and continuing students in the Ph.D. in Leadership Studies only. Read more about doctoral assistantships.
Dean's Graduate Merit Award
The Dean’s Merit Scholarship Award is awarded to selected students who have demonstrated academic merit and show a strong potential for success in their field of study. Students awarded this scholarship are invited and expected to collaborate with faculty on teaching or faculty research projects. The award helps offset direct USD educational costs of one year and is applied as a university credit to USD educational expenses (e.g. USD tuition, fees, campus room and board) incurred by the student. Apply online.
Doctoral Student Extraordinary Expense Award
This award is available to incoming and continuing students in the Ph.D. in Leadership Studies only. Extraordinary expenses are defined as those non-routine expenses directly related to collecting/analyzing data for the dissertation. Grants cover special expenses students may incur to distinguish the dissertation in its field national or internationally, travel to/from residence and libraries or archives that will make the dissertation exceptional, residency expenses associated with travel to libraries or archives, travel outside the region in order to interview participants, specialized software, photographic supplies, etc. View the description and application.