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Financial Aid & Scholarships

SOE 50% Master’s and C.A.S. Scholarships

Significant scholarship opportunities are available for students starting most of our master’s or certification programs in Summer 2021 or later. Affordably advance your career, your thinking, and your world! Contact Speranza Migliore for more information and to get started.

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The School of Education and Syracuse University want to help all students succeed, including finding ways to pay for their education. A wide range of opportunities for financial aid, awards, scholarships, stipends, grants, and fellowships are available for School of Education students. Our Office of Academic and Student Services is here to help you with any questions or help you need in finding funding and supports.

Baldanza Fellows Program

More diverse teachers are needed in schools across the Syracuse area, and the Baldanza Fellows Program is dedicated to recruiting and retaining them. Applicants for designated teaching master’s programs can receive tuition scholarship, living expense stipends, and a hiring commitment from local school districts. Learn more and apply for summer 2022.

Undergraduate Leadership Scholars

The School of Education seeks high-achieving, motivated, and passionate student leaders to join our community through the Leadership Scholarship. Our Leadership Scholars receive substantial financial assistance, priority consideration for programs like learning communities, the honors program, and study abroad funding. More Leadership Scholars benefits.

School of Education Endowed Scholarships

The School of Education houses many endowed scholarships and prizes. Eligible students will be selected based a combination of merit, financial need and donor criteria, and will be contacted if application or additional information is required. While most of our funds are for graduate students, undergraduate students are also considered for the Burton Blatt Scholarship is awarded through the financial aid process.

TEACH Grants

The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) provides grants to students who intend to teach in an elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. See eligible programs and application process.

Departmental Assistantships and Funding

Graduate assistantship opportunities are available for most doctoral and many master’s degree students in the School of Education. These assistantships often include teaching, research, instruction design, and/or other departmental support. You are highly encouraged to contact the academic department directly to discuss the options available to you.

Himan Brown Fellowship

School of Education undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in study abroad can apply for the Himan Brown Fellowship, which can cover expenses for semester programs and short-term trips.

Syracuse University Resources

The largest source of financial aid for students at Syracuse University scholarships and grants. We also participate in the Federal Direct Student and Parent Loan programs. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships can assist students and parents throughout the financial aid process. Their staff are available to address your questions, offer options for payment, assist in filing student loan and grant applications, assist with the application process, and suggest financial planning options. The Office of Sponsored Programs can also help with research and project-based financial assistance. More information on all aid opportunities at Syracuse University.

Outside Opportunities

These funding sources are not endorsed by the School of Education, but are provided as examples of places our students have found success receiving funding. Individual School of Education programs may list additional suggested funding sources for their specific content area.