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Graduate students are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend Carlow. A limited number of endowed scholarships listed below were available for graduate students who demonstrate financial need and who enroll at Carlow University as new graduate students in Fall 2018. The application deadline has passed. Check back soon for the Fall 2019 application. Remember! All students who receive a named/endowed
scholarship must fill out a gratitude profile.
Endowed by former faculty member and administrator, Shirley Clawson Arnold, in loving memory of her mother, the Hannah T. Clawson Endowed Scholarship is intended for an academically deserving student with financial need in a graduate program.
Eva Tansky Blum Women of Spirit® Scholarship
The Blum Scholarship is intended for a female graduate student who has overcome challenges and adversity in her life.
Marie C. Jennings Memorial Women of Spirit® in Graduate Nursing
Established by Marie C. Lowry, 1994 Woman of Spirit®, this scholarship is designated for a graduate student in the School of Nursing in need of financial support.
Crescent Eddy Fuhrer Memorial Scholarship in Graduate Nursing
Endowed by Frank Fuhrer in memory of his mother, Crescent Eddy Fuhrer, this need-based scholarship is intended for a student pursuing a Master’s Degree in Nursing.
Graduate endowed Scholarship
Made possible through a grant from an anonymous donor, this scholarship is intended for students with financial need who are pursuing a graduate degree.
As a graduate student, it is also worth your time to apply for outside scholarships. Scholarships defray your costs significantly, because they don't require repayment. Both new and returning students are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships. Start your search by checking with professional organizations in your field and the listings below. The list is not exhaustive but is intended to help you begin your search. Once you begin your studies at Carlow, check MyPortal [login required] periodically. Scholarship opportunities may be listed there under the Announcements or Financial Aid pages.
Abbreviation Finder $7,500 Scholarship
Open to Undergraduate & Graduate students demonstrating ambition & self-drive evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, participation & leadership in school activities & work experience
Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship
$1,500 Scholarship for student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer involvement in their community
Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship & Building the Future Scholarship
$20,000 in scholarships for education related majors
Help your Loved One Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship - Open to Undergraduate or Graduate students who have helped an elderly loved one
Hired Scholarship $5,000 Scholarship
Open to undergraduates and graduate students
Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program $1,000 Scholarship
Student whose life has been affected by an accident - Undergrad & Grad
Scholarship Program for Visual Art Excellence - USA - Canada
$1,000 Scholarship for Undergraduate or Graduate
Students majoring in fine arts, graphic design arts, visual arts, graphic communications, or any other Visual art design program
Veterans & Military Scholarship $1,000 Scholarship - Open to Undergraduate & Graduate
Active duty service member, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member
Worthy Women's Scholarship
$1,000-$2,500 Scholarship for women age 30 or over that have made the decision to attend university
Scholarship Available through PAC-TE (Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators)
The PAC-TE Executive Directors’ Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to a deserving Undergraduate or Graduate Student pursuing teacher certification at a college or university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who has a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The monetary amount of the scholarship is anticipated to be $1,000. For further application information and deadlines, please visit https://www.pac-te.org/i4a/forms/index.cfm?id=24&pageid=3331&showTitle=1&widgetPreview=0&page_version=
Bright Futures Scholarship for Early Childhood Teachers
$1,000 Scholarship for Undergraduate or Gradudate Early Childhood Teachers
The Pennsylvania T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship
The Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) offers a variety of T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships to meet the needs of the early care and education workforce.
Rising STARS Tuition Assistance Program
The Rising STARS Tuition Assistance Program, administered by PA Keys, pays 95% of tuition costs for eligible college coursework taken by early learning professionals, with a maximum benefit of $6,000 per individual each fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). The program covers tuition costs only and does not include books, materials, or fees.
Career InfoNet, US Dept Labor
PROFESSION SPECIFIC RESOURCES
Psychology and Counseling http://apa.org/education/grad/funding.aspx
Fraud & Forensics http://www.acfe.com/default.aspx
OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Amy Lowell poets planning travel abroad
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Ritchie JenningsMemorial Scholarship students pursuing accounting, finance, or similar degree
Boomer Esiason Foundation Students battling cystic fibrosis
CODA children of deaf parent(s)
DOsomething.org complete a service "campaign"
ECLA Lutheran women
ENA Foundation nurses and nursing students
First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association
Go On Girl! unpublished writers, any level
Golden Key various requirements
Healthcare Leaders Scholarship nursing students
Hebrew Free Loan Association interest-free loans, no religious affiliation required
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Jewish students from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund women from developing countries currently enrolled at accredited universities in the US or Canada
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation descendants of marines
MarshallScholarships students intending to pursue graduate studies in the U.K.
Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship early childhood education graduate students
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners nursing students, graduate
National Federation of Republican Women
National Federation of the Blind blind students
Nurses Educational Funds nursing students, graduate
Oncology Nursing Society nursing students
Patient Advocate Foundation students under the age of 25, who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer and/or a chronic/life threatening disease within the past five years
Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation low-income, female student
Pittsburgh Foundation various
Public Health Online student in health or healthcare related field
Veterans United Foundation veterans, children and spouses of veterans
Note: Because of the nature of federal, state, and institutional guidelines affecting financial aid programs, the information contained in this website is subject to change.