Scholarships for Graduate Students Seeking Master’s Degrees or the Educational Specialist Degree

Marywood University awards scholarships each year on the competitive basis of academic promise and professional focus and commitment. Scholarships are available to both full-time and part-time students who meet specified credit levels of matriculation.

Please consult the Graduate Financial Aid Section of the Marywood University website to review which academic programs award merit scholarships and the method of application based upon your academic discipline.

The endowed scholarships, generous gifts of Maryweed University benefactors, provide the financial support for the IHM Graduate Scholarships for a number of our students. Prospective and current graduate students do not apply for endowed scholarships directly. 

Assistantships for Graduate Students Seeking Master’s Degrees, the Educational Specialist Degree, or Certifications

Marywood University provides graduate assistantships that are designed to further the educational goals of graduate students in an environment of academic excellence. Graduate assistants serve Marywood University by working with the faculty to advance research or with professional staff to enhance services.

Assistantships with twenty work hours per week afford tuition remission for eighteen graduate credits per academic year and a full assistantship stipend. Assistantships with ten work hours per week offer tuition remission for nine graduate credits per academic year and one-half of the full assistantship stipend.

The deadline for these assistantships is mid February of each year. After your complete review of the assistantship vacancies list and the applications directions housed in the Graduate Financial Aid Section of the Marywood University Website, you may submit a professional quality resume to compete for graduate assistantships.

M.S.W.Degree Social Justice Incentive Scholarships

The Social Justice Incentive Scholarships are available only to MSW Degree Program students in their advanced practice year in the Marywood University School of Social Work and Administrative Studies. Successful applicants for these scholarships must have an interest in social justice practice and preparation for practicum-based learning in a setting emphasizing social justice

Social Justice Incentive Scholarships have an application deadline of mid-April of each year. You may apply for this opportunity online in the Graduate Financial Aid Section of the Marywood University website.

Ph.D. Human Development Doctoral Program Scholarships

Ph.D. Human Development Doctoral Program Scholarships have an application deadline of mid-April of each year. You may apply for this opportunity online in the Graduate Financial Aid Section of the Marywood University website. 

Ph.D. Human Development Doctoral Program Assistantships

Ph.D. Human Development Doctoral Program Assistantships have an application deadline of mid-April of each year. You may apply for this opportunity online in the Graduate Financial Aid Section of the Marywood University website with your electronic submission of a professional quality resume.

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Scholarships

The graduate admission application serves as the scholarship application for prospective doctoral students of the Clinical Psychology Program. The departmental academic progress file serves as the scholarship application for current doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology Program. There are no other documentation obligations for scholarship consideration for prospective and current doctoral students of the Clinical Psychology Program.

Prospective doctoral students of the Clinical Psychology Program should adhere closely to the graduate admission application deadline. Scholarship notification letters will be mailed in May to both prospective and current doctoral students of the Clinical Psychology Program.

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Assistantships are awarded through an internal departmental process.