Dean's Scholarship for Graduate Students

Award Amounts: $3,000 to $9,000

Who Is Eligible: The Dean's Scholarship is only available to new full-time and part-time graduate students in the College of Science and Engineering. Students who plan to enroll during summer or fall quarters are eligible for this scholarship. Students who first enrolled in one of the college's master's programs during winter or spring quarters of this calendar year may also apply for this scholarship.

Selection Process: Scholarship recipients are selected based on their academic record as well as a short essay. Awards are made in two rounds: May and August. Recipients are notified at the end of May or the end of August.

To Apply:

  • Complete and submit the Seattle University Graduate Application for Admission by May 1 or August 1. Your application must be complete in order to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Complete and submit the College of Science and Engineering Dean’s Scholarship. See individual scholarships for deadline dates:

For More Information: Contact the program you are applying to:

  • Computer Science: Contact Dr. Yingwu Zhu at (206) 296-5515 or 
  • Mechanical Engineering: Contact the Mechanical Engineering department at
  • Structural Engineering: Contact Dr. Paul Smith at 206-296-5901 or
Scholarship Deadlines

Computer Science: August 1st

Mechanical Engineering: August 15th

Structural Engineering: Round 1 May 1st, Round 2 August 15th