awarded as scholarships

Albers Graduate Students were awarded $320,000 in New Student Scholarships for the 2019-20 Academic year!

Scholarships Available

Albers is pleased to offer scholarships to students taking 6 credits or more per quarter. Part-time students taking less than 6 credits will be considered on a case by case basis. Scholarship amounts cannot exceed tuition and do not cover university fees. Scholarships are distributed in Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters only and contained to the academic year awarded.

Incoming Student Scholarship

Who is Eligible:

This scholarship is only available for incoming (new) students. Current students should apply for the Albers Graduate Scholarship.

To Apply:

  • Start your Seattle University Graduate Application for Admission
  • Complete this Albers Graduate Scholarship Form
  • You will not be able to access this form until you've started an application.
  • To be considered for a scholarship, complete and submit the scholarship form and your program application by the deadline for the quarter in which you intend to apply.
  • Scholarship forms submitted after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

*Please note the following important instructions: The form does not save in-progress work. Once the form is submitted, you will not be able to make changes or edits. If necessary, draft your responses in a Word document and then copy-and-paste them in the appropriate text box. Responses should be no more than 200 words per text box. The prompts are as follows:

  • Do you plan to take 6 or more credits (usually 2 or more courses) per quarter while attending Seattle University?
  • Why are you a good candidate to receive a scholarship?
  • State any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance.
  • What amount of financial assistance would impact your ability to attend Seattle University?

2019-2020 Scholarships Awarded

Albers Graduate Scholarships

(Currently Enrolled Students Only)

Scholarship Information:

  • Total Amount Awarded: $94,105.00
  • Award Amounts: $2,500 to $5,233
  • Total Number of Eligible Applicants: 650
  • Total Awards: 20
  • Demographics: 50% domestic, 50% international
  • Average GMAT: 622
  • Average Albers Graduate GPA: 3.73

Scholarship Application Deadlines:

Deadline for completion of this scholarship will be April 15.

Who is Eligible:

Albers offers various scholarships to CURRENT graduate students in the PMBA, MSF, MPAC, MSBL, and MSBA programs. Scholarships are based on financial need and academic achievement. Students need to complete and submit only ONE application form to be eligible for any of the scholarships noted below.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for these scholarships, domestic students should fill out a FAFSA via our Financial Aid Office. This FAFSA is necessary to help determine need for several of our available scholarships. International students are also encouraged to apply for the Albers Grad Scholarships. International students are not required to fill out a FAFSA.

Selection Process:

Scholarship recipients are selected based on a short essay, and undergraduate performance (GPA). Scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of May.

To Apply:

Complete the Scholarship Application.

Essay Questions:

  1. Explain how your graduate degree here at Albers will help you obtain your career goals? (* 200 words maximum)
  2. Why are you a good candidate to receive a scholarship from Albers? Include in your explanation a description of how you fit into or embody the Albers Mission. (* 200 words maximum)
  3. State any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance (this could include – number of hours worked each week, financial responsibilities, extracurricular activities, family size, commitments, etc.) (* 200 words maximum)
  4. What amount of assistance would impact your ability to continue studying at Seattle University Albers School? Please explain. (* 200 words maximum)

Albers Graduate Scholarships Available

  • Albers Alumni Scholarship
  • Albers Graduate Students Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Albert & Claire Wiegenstein Scholarship
  • Anne and Stephen Norman Scholarship
  • Boeing Scholarship
  • Brotherton Scholarship
  • Dorothy Dupar Lynch Scholarship
  • Ferry Family Scholarship
  • Geisen Family Scholarships
  • Harry L. Wilson Scholarship
  • Jean Marie/Mary Lahiff Wiegenstein Scholarship
  • Joan and Josie Razore Scholarship
  • Microsoft Scholarship
  • Norman Schreck Scholarship
  • Physio-Control Scholarship
  • Ronald Wilby Scholarship
  • Woodrow R. Clevinger Scholarship

Other scholarship opportunities are posted on the Financing Your Education page.

Genevieve Albers Graduate Fellowship

2020-21 Information:

  • Award Amounts: $15,000.00 in scholarships with an additional $7,000.00 for research assistant work.
  • Total Fellowship Applications: 15
  • Total Fellowship Award: 1
  • Applicant Demographics: 60% domestic, 40% international
  • Average Applicant GMAT: 624
  • Average Applicant GRE: 309
  • Average Applicant Undergraduate GPA: 3.22
  • Average Applicant Albers Graduate GPA: 3.78

The Genevieve Albers Graduate Fellowship provides financial assistance to graduate business students in exchange for assisting Albers faculty with their academic research. The fellow will receive a $15,000 tuition scholarship and $7,000 stipend in exchange for working 14 hrs/week for the three academic quarters (a total of 420 hours for the academic year).

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide financial assistance to our graduate students while at the same time enhancing faculty scholarship. The fellowship also honors the memory of Genevieve Albers, a long time and generous supporter of the Albers School.

The Fellowship will be competitive based on the qualifications of the applicant. Information to be considered will be the applicant’s undergraduate academic record, GMAT/GRE scores, professional experience, technology skills, quantitative skills, communication skills, critical thinking skills, and ability to work independently and take the initiative.

Fellowship Application Deadline

Applications will be due to Jeff Millard, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, by noon on August 20 for the fellowship to be awarded for the following academic year. 

Who is Eligible

This Fellowship is open to applicants who are incoming students and to applicants who are already current students in a graduate program at Albers.

Selection Process

Fellowship recipients are selected based on GMAT/GRE score, a short essay, and undergraduate performance (GPA). Both part-time and full-time incoming domestic as well as international students are eligible. Recipients will be notified by the end of May. The recipient will be selected by the Albers School Executive Committee (consisting of deans and department chairs).

Contact Jeff Millard at (206) 296-5708 or for more information.

To Apply

Essay Question

Describe your professional experience and your technology, quantitative, communication, and critical thinking skills. State examples of when and how you used these skills in addition to examples of taking initiative and assuming leadership roles.

Please Note: If necessary, draft your responses in a Word document and then copy-and-paste them into the text box. No more than 500 words essay.