Graduate Scholarships

Scholarships and awards

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City of Pittsburgh Discount | 20% of tuition

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Funded scholarships

Graduate students enrolled in a graduate degree program may be eligible to apply for scholarships to attend Carlow. A limited number of funded scholarships listed below are available for graduate students who demonstrate financial need and who enroll at Carlow University as new graduate students in the fall of 2019. Remember! All students who receive a named/endowed scholarship must fill out a gratitude profile.

Click here for information about scholarships available for the 2019-20 academic year, including an application. The application deadline is August 5, 2019.

Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order, by first name.

  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Hannah T. Clawson Endowed Scholarship: 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.
  • 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.
  • PNC Charitable Trusts Graduate Scholarship: Made possible through a grant from PNC, this scholarship is intended for students with financial need who are pursuing a graduate degree.

Profession specific resources


Outside scholarships

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.


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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.