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Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

in the School of Education

SOE 50% Scholarships for students in nationally recognized programs in teaching, counseling, instructional design, higher education, and more. The School of Education is proud to support graduate students who want to make an impact on education, wellness, and social justice. Our master’s and certificate programs can, advance your career, your thinking, and your world.

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Speranza Migliore
Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
smiglior@syr.edu | 315.443.2505

SOE 50% Master’s Scholarships

50% tuition scholarships are available for students formally admitted to and enrolled full-time or part-time into any School of Education Master’s degree program beginning in Summer 2021.
* denotes a degree that meets the academic requirements for New York State teacher certification.

SOE 50% Certificate of Advanced Study Scholarships

50% tuition scholarships are available for students formally admitted to and enrolled full-time or part-time into an eligible School of Education C.A.S. program beginning in Summer 2021.
* denotes a degree that meets the academic requirements for New York State teacher certification.

Affordably advance your career and impact the lives of others through these graduate programs and scholarship opportunities!

Speranza Migliore, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
smiglior@syr.edu|315.443.2505

Enrollment Requirements

  • Students must be formally admitted and matriculated into a School of Education master’s degree or certificate of advanced study (C.A.S.) program beginning in Summer 2021, and maintain satisfactory academic progress toward that program, which includes attaining and maintaining a 3.0 cumulative grade point average by the end of the second semester.
  • Students enrolled in School of Education teacher education preparation or professional certification master’s degree programs must maintain satisfactory academic progress toward that degree, which includes attaining and maintaining a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, with “B” or better grades in all education coursework, and to closely adhere to all professional expectations outlined in the School of Education’s Dispositions for Professional Educators guide. 
  • Students may be enrolled full-time or part-time to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship does not cover tuition for undergraduate courses, even if required as a prerequisite condition of full admission into the master’s or C.A.S. program. 

Details of Award

  • Scholarships are awarded and credited to student bursar accounts typically within two weeks after the University financial drop deadline and before the first billing statement for that semester is sent out. There will be no cash refunds or payouts. Students may not use vouchers for the remaining tuition cost.
  • Students who matriculate into the Educational Leadership C.A.S., are not eligible for this scholarship due to program-specific funding.
  • Students who matriculate into the Media & Education C.A.S. or M.A. programs are not eligible for this scholarship; they should instead work with SOE and Newhouse admissions staff to determine eligible scholarship opportunities.
  • This scholarship is not available to full-time SU employees, spouses, or partners; these persons are instead eligible for remitted tuition benefits.
  • Students who are receiving tuition support through partnerships including Fort Bliss, the Syracuse Urban Fellowship, MOU agreements, or sponsoring organizations such as Fulbright or the Open Society Foundations are not eligible. The scholarships cannot be combined with other School of Education percentage scholarships, graduate assistantships, or the City Year Scholarship.