Counseling Program

The following listings are scholarship and grant opportunities for which you may be eligible. Many of these opportunities are not offered by Seattle University, so please use the contact information listed if you have questions. Students will generally be notified by email of these opportunities as well.

Counseling Program Endowed Scholarship

This award was created by a group of counseling alumni to honor retired counseling faculty during the College of Education 75th Anniversary year. The fund provides scholarships to graduate students in the College of Education Counseling Program.

Amount Awarded: $750 - $2000
Duration: One year
Application Deadline: October 10, 2018

Criteria for Selection

To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student (6 or more credits per quarter) at the College of Education
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Demonstrate social justice orientation/commitment
  • Demonstrate leadership and participation in profession organizations
  • Demonstrate membership in a historically marginalized group

How to Apply

Complete the Counseling Scholarship online application accessible via an email from the program.  Please contact coun@seattleu.edu with any questions. 

Halimo Ahmed Maie Scholarship

This award was created in memory of Halimo Ahmed Maie, a Seattle University student who passed away in November 2017. Halimo believed in the importance of educating young women of all cultures. She strove to be the best counselor for all of her students, especially those who face the greatest challenges as immigrants, refugees and minorities.  The fund provides scholarships to graduate students in the College of Education Counseling Program.

Amount Awarded: Varies
Duration: One year
Application Deadline:  October 10, 2018

Criteria for Selection

To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student (6 or more credits per quarter) in the Counseling Program in the College of Education
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate social justice orientation/commitment
  • Demonstrate leadership and participation in professional organizations
  • Demonstrate engagement with or commitment to historically marginalized populations through an 500-1000 word essay

How to Apply

Complete the Counseling Scholarship online application accessible via an email from the program.  Please contact coun@seattleu.edu with any questions. 

CACREP Grants

Research is an important part of counselor preparation, and CACREP is supporting student research with a grant for a student or group of students currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited program. CACREP is interested in a wide variety of research topics that would assist with and are of relevance to CACREP's mission.

Eligible: Students in good standing in CACREP-accredited counseling programs. Primary researchers should be familiar with CACREP's mission, accreditation process and standards.

  • Grant Amount: Up to $500
  • Deadline: Rolling

How to Apply: See the criteria and other details here. Email finished proposals to cacrep@cacrep.org. 

COE Scholarships

Please review College of Education scholarships and external scholarships for additional opportunities.