Alumni Benefits


  •  Scholarships

    McGoldrick Scholarship

    Children and grandchildren of SU alumni are eligible for the McGoldrick Scholarship, fostering the legacy of an SU education in many families and generations.

    Office of Fellowships

    The Office of Fellowships supports Seattle University alumni in applying for prestigious scholarship opportunities. Complete application advising services for scholarships that fund post-baccalaureate and graduate programs are available to university alumni. We can help you select fellowships, guide you in the process of writing personal statements and grant proposals, conduct practice interviews, and connect you to faculty who can help you through the process.

    Visit the Office of Fellowships website or call (206) 296-2517.

    A few of the fellowships we can support you on include:

    Fulbright U.S. Student
    Covers academic, living & travel expenses for 1 year to study, research, or teach abroad in over 150 countries

    Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
    Gives up to $50,000 a year for up to 6 years to pursue graduate study

    Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
    Covers academic, living & travel expenses for post-baccalaureate study at Cambridge

    Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford
    Covers academic & living expenses for graduate study at Oxford

    Boren Fellowship (NSEP)
    Gives up to $30,000 towards graduate study in languages and cultures outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

    Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships
    Gives up to $24,000 to study abroad and be a goodwill ambassador

    Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
    Covers all cost to study critical languages abroad in the summer. (Critical languages include: Arabic, Bengla/Bengali, Hindu, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Russian, and Azerbaijani)

    Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service
    Information on a variety of abroad opportunities in Germany. Opportunities include Undergraduate Scholarships and Post-Baccalaureate Research.

    Sinegal SU Graduate and Professional Fellowship
    The Sinegal Fellowship provides support for underrepresented minority Costco Scholars who have graduated from either the University of Washington or Seattle University and who are pursuing an advanced degree at SU or UW. The Sinegal Fellowship is a two-year award with a stipend of $5,000 for each year.
    For questions about this fellowship, contact Janet Shandley at ; or Katie Chapman at