Institutional Scholarships

The following institutional scholarship programs are available to graduate students. Unless otherwise indicated, please visit the website: www.jcu.edu/graduate

Teacher Development Scholarship: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to teachers to enhance their professional practice in schools. It is not intended to prepare teachers to leave the education profession or to make a career change. Tuition scholarships are available to licensed or certified teachers in public, private, and parochial school systems, and to those seeking initial licensure in a master’s program.

School Psychology/School Counseling Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available to qualified students who have been admitted to the John Carroll University School Psychology or School Counseling programs. Students may apply and be eligible for the scholarship only upon admission to their program.

Theology & Religious Studies Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available for students enrolled in the John Carroll University Theology & Religious Studies master’s or certificate of advanced studies programs.

Nonprofit Administration Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available to students accepted to the Nonprofit Administration Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs.

Sally H. Wertheim Educational Leadership Award: This annual award recognizes an outstanding graduate student who demonstrates scholarship, character, and commitment to others and who seeks to enhance the educational experiences of children. Candidates for the award must be certified teachers who have been accepted in a graduate degree program in education. Students may apply directly to the Department of Education and School Psychology.

The William P. Hoffman Scholarship: The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and support an outstanding graduate student in the Education Department’s Educational Administration program each year in anticipation of the contributions that the recipient will make as a future school administrator. Students may apply directly to the Department of Education and School Psychology.

Beta Chi Chapter Counseling Award: This award recognizes an outstanding student member of the Chi Sigma Iota International Counseling Society who is enrolled in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Students may apply directly to the Department of Counseling.

William and Mary McNulty Endowment for Humanities: The source offers tuition assistance and travel research funds for students in the M.A. in Humanities. Students may apply to the Director of the M.A. in Humanities Program.

Fifth-Year Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available for students who enter the fifth-year bachelor/master’s programs, although requirements may differ by school. These include: M.B.A., English, Mathematics, Nonprofit Administration, Theology and Religious Studies. For more information and applications, contact the appropriate office in the College of Arts and Sciences or the Boler College of Business.

Jesuit Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available to Jesuit priests and brothers and to full-time Jesuit high school teachers enrolled in graduate courses at John Carroll University.

Diocese of Cleveland Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available to Catholic priests, Catholic religious orders, permanent deacons, full-time lay pastoral ministers, candidates for lay pastoral minister certification, and Catholic school teachers enrolled in graduate courses at John Carroll University.

International Religious Scholarship: Tuition scholarships are available to priests, brothers, and sisters from the international community upon recommendation of their bishop or religious superior.

Accountancy Scholarship: Accountancy students are eligible for three separate scholarships if they are pursuing the degree to be eligible for the CPA exam. All Accountancy students receive a $3,000 scholarship upon completion of a graduate-level accounting course. They are also eligible for a GMAT (or GRE equivalent) scholarship, and all Accountancy students are eligible for a scholarship based on their GPA in 300-level and above accounting courses (minimum of seven, excluding principles courses). For more information, contact the Graduate Business Programs Office.

Boler Graduate Scholarship: Students who have graduated from schools other than John Carroll University and who are not Accountancy students are eligible for the Boler Graduate Scholars Award based on their GMAT (or equivalent GRE) score. For more information, contact the Graduate Business Programs office.

Part-time M.B.A. and Master of Accountancy Scholarships: Tuition scholarships are available to students accepted to these programs. For more information, contact the Graduate Business Programs Office.

The James C. Boland, William J. Cenker, George G. Goodrich, and Raymond E. Smiley Fellowships: These fellowships are open to students who will have completed an undergraduate degree in Accounting, and will have been admitted to the M.S. in Accountancy or the 5th Year M.B.A. program (focusing on accounting). Fellowships are competitive with the primary emphasis on academic performance. The recipients, determined by the Graduate Programs Committee, receive a full tuition waiver for the graduate courses needed for the M.S. in Accountancy or 5th year M.B.A. degree. For more information, contact the Graduate Business Programs Office.

Information concerning these scholarships is available in the individual departments or the Office of Graduate Studies in the Boler College of Business or the College of Arts and Sciences, or on the Graduate Studies website. Please note: students must apply and be approved for these scholarships by the Offices of Graduate Studies or appropriate departments.

In addition to institutional funding, graduate students who are enrolled at least half time may be eligible to receive Federal student loans. To learn more about the process and the types of loans available visit the website: www.jcu.edu/aidjcu/loans.