College of Education Scholarships

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Scholarship Timeline

  • The College of Education awards institutional aid at the time of admission and also accepts scholarship applications for endowed scholarships from admitted and current students in the Spring. 
  • We encourage students to apply for external scholarships and grants to maximize opportunities for funding. Deadlines vary, so start your search early.

College of Education Application Information

Graduate students are only required to submit one application for both program-specific and college-wide scholarships. Students will be considered for any scholarship for which they meet the basic criteria and can receive multiple scholarships.

  • Students must be accepted/enrolled in a College of Education graduate program.
  • Students apply in the Spring. 
  • For endowed scholarships, applicants must demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA.
  • International students are not eligible for endowed scholarships but are eligible for SU Institutional Aid.
  • Undergraduate students in EDLS/IDLS must have junior standing to be eligible.


  • File a FAFSA if you are eligible
  • Complete the online College of Education scholarship application by April 11 at 11:59pm PT.
  • The online scholarship application will be sent to accepted/enrolled students via email.
  • Awards notification will be sent via email and letter around mid-May.

Master in Teaching Scholarships

MIT applicants, admits, and students are welcome to apply for endowed scholarship opportunities. The link for the endowed scholarship application will be available in Winter. 

The Martinez Fellowship is considered one of the many scholarship opportunities but has since moved to its own application process. Please contact for more information on applying. The funds for the Fellowship will come from a College of Education Scholarship, an MIT Program Scholarship, or an SU Graduate Scholarship. 

MIT students can also apply for an external scholarship from WSSRA. Learn more about the Neil D. Prescott Student Teaching/Internship Scholarship here. 



Over 150 College of Education students were awarded one or more scholarships during the 2018-19 academic year.

In Scholarships

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the College of Education will award over $700,000 in gift aid.

The selection process follows Federal and State laws, as well as University policies, which protect students against discrimination based on the following legally protected characteristics: Race, Color, Creed, Religion, National Origin, Sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), Gender Identity and Expression, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Age, Veteran Status, Marital Status, and Genetic Information.

Counseling Students Awarded NBCC Fellowships

Four Seattle University Counseling students received prestigious national fellowships through the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation (NBCCF). Read more here.

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