Available Scholarships

Learn more about program specific scholarships for:

College of Education Scholarships

  • Father William Codd Scholarship

    • $350 - $400
    • One-time award
    • Must be in last year of study
  • Burke Family Catholic Education Endowed Scholarship

    • $2,000 - $2,400
    • One year - option to renew
    • For students committed to working in Catholic schools for at least three years after completion of program
  • Hallquist Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    • $4,500
    • One or two recipients
    • One time award with option to renew
    • Must be enrolled in the College of Education
    • Must demonstrate financial need or academic excellence, or both
  • SU Institutional Aid

    • Amount varies
    • Awarded once per academic year
    • Renewal for length of program
    • Available to international and students not eligible to file a FAFSA
  • Dean Sue Schmidt Scholarship

    • $2,200 - $2,400
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to a student(s) who is a member of an underrepresented group that shows professional promise and leadership in their chosen field of study
  • Feeney Family Endowed Scholarship

    • $3,300 - $3,000
    • One-time award
  • McCleary Scholarship in Education

    • $2,200 - $3,000
    • Awarded to two continuing students of a College of Education graduate degree program

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Counseling Scholarships

  • Counseling Program Endowed Scholarship

    • $700 - $ 2,000
    • One-time award
    • Must be enrolled in the Counseling Program
  • Halimo Ahmed Maie Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • Up to seven scholarship available
    • Awarded to a full-time graduate student (six+ credits per quarter) enrolled in the Counseling program
    • Demonstration of commitment to social justice, leadership, and participation in professional organizations

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Educational Administration

  • Michael Silver Endowed Scholarship in Educational Administration

    • $2,000 - $2,500
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to a graduate student in the Educational Administration program who demonstrates meritorious accomplishment in the field

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Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership

  • Dorothy Krueger Endowed Scholarship

    • $750 - $3,500
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to a continuing student
  • John Morford Leadership Endowment Fund

    • $750 - $3,500
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to first year students
  • Roy Wahle Endowed Scholarship

    • $500 - $3,000
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to third year students
    • Must exemplify the qualities of effective leadership for an interdependent world
  • Weaver and Willing Endowed Scholarship

    • $1,250 - $2,500
    • One-time award
    • Must be enrolled as a graduate student in the Doctorate in Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership Program with a preference for students who pursue roles in adult education and training

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School Psychology

  • Guest & Beisse Endowed Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Must be enrolled in the School Psychology program

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Student Development Administration

  • Dr. Jeremy Stringer SDA Endowed Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Must be enrolled in the Student Development Administration Program

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Teacher Education 

  • MIT Diversity Endowed Scholarships

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Evidence of membership in an underrepresented group
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • MIT Alumni Fund for Excellence Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Enrolled in the Master in Teaching Program
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Michelle Jordan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students enrolled in a College of Education program with junior or senior undergraduate standing or graduate standing for the quarter awarded
    • U.S. citizen and a graduate of a Washington State high school
    • Strong preference for students pursuing teaching with an interest in teaching foreign languages
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Mary C. Pirrung Endowed Scholarship

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students interested in reading and literacy who are enrolled as full-time students in junior or senior undergraduate standing or graduate standing for the quarter awarded
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Kenneth R. Hill Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students enrolled in a College of Education teacher certification program with junior or senior undergraduate standing or graduate standing for the quarter awarded
    • Preference to students pursuing elementary education
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Karyn and Paul Pasquier “Finding Wings to Fly” Endowed Scholarship*

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students enrolled as full-time transfer students and students in junior or senior undergraduate standing
    • Enrolled in a teacher certification program supported by the College of Education and its campus college partner programs
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • JWT Special Education Scholarship

    • $2,000
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to new students in Seattle University’s College of Education who are beginning a master’s degree in Special Education
    • Must demonstrate potential for leadership in Special Education
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Joanne, Dorothy, and Albert Schumacher Endowed Scholarship*

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students enrolled in an undergraduate teacher certification program within the College of Education with junior or senior undergraduate standing
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Growdon Family Endowed Scholarship in Secondary Education

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to full-time MIT students pursuing a career as a secondary education teacher
    • Must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence
  • Diane and Gary Buckley Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students enrolled in a College of Education program with junior or senior undergraduate standing or graduate standing for the quarter awarded
    • Represent and/or demonstrate experiences illustrating commitment to historically excluded or marginalized communities
    • May be currently working in schools/field of education with a goal to pursue education certification/credentials
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • AMB Special Education Scholarship

    • $2,000
    • One-time award
    • Awarded to students in Seattle University’s College of Education who are working towards a master’s degree in Special Education and who have completed a minimum of 15 College of Education credits in their program
    • Must demonstrate potential for leadership in Special Education
    • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Eileen Scallon Evans Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Be enrolled in a teacher certification College of Education program with junior or senior undergraduate standing or graduate standing for the quarter awarded
      • Demonstrate a career goal of pursuing elementary education;
      • Preference for a student who is a parent
      • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Tonelli-Busato Brunstrom-Laito Endowed Scholarships

    • Amount varies
    • One-time award
    • Be enrolled in the College of Education with a goal to pursue education certification/credentials
    • Be a US citizen and a graduate of a WA State high school
    • Must demonstrate financial need

 

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Tuition Grant

  • Catholic School Special Tuition Grant

    • Requires separate application
    • 50% of regular tuition
    • Number of grants provided varies
    • For duration of program
    • Must be a full-time teacher or principal in Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Seattle
    • Must be fully admitted to a College of Education master’s program
    • Cannot combine with other institutional scholarships 
    • Not available for Master in Teaching (MIT) and Doctor of Education (EdD) students or students eligible for Matteo Ricci College tuition remission
    • Click here for more information.

*denotes scholarships for undergraduate students only. Scholarship award amounts may fluctuate annually and are subject to change without notice. International students and students receiving tuition remission are not eligible.