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Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

in the School of Education

The School of Education is proud to support graduate students who want to transform education and create a more equitable world. 50% SOE Scholarships are available for nationally recognized master’s and certificate programs in teaching, counseling, instructional design, higher education, and more. These scholarships are available for full-time or part-time study for students who are admitted and begin their program between fall 2022 and spring 2024.

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learn more:

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

50% SOE Master’s Scholarships

50% tuition scholarships are available for students admitted and enrolled into any School of Education master’s degree now through spring 2024.
* denotes a degree that meets the academic requirements for New York State teacher certification.

50% SOE Certificate of Advanced Study Scholarships

50% tuition scholarships are available for students admitted and enrolled into an eligible School of Education CAS program now through spring 2024.
* 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
Speranza Migliore
Rebecca Pettit, Inquiry and Application Specialist
rrpettit@syr.edu|315.443.2956
Rebecca Pettit

Enrollment Requirements

  • Students must be formally admitted and matriculated (either full-time or part-time) into a School of Education master’s degree or certificate of advanced study (CAS) program during fall 2022, spring 2023, summer 2023, fall 2023, or spring 2024. They must 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 teacher certification master’s degree must meet requirements for maintaining satisfactory academic progress, which includes attaining and maintaining a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, with “B” or better grades in all education coursework, must closely adhere to all School of Education’s Dispositions for Professional Educators.
  • The scholarship does not cover tuition for undergraduate courses, even if required as a prerequisite condition of full admission into the master’s or CAS program. 

Details of Award

  • The 50% tuition discount will be applied to the current general Syracuse University graduate tuition rate for each semester of enrollment.
  • 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 CAS, are not eligible for this scholarship due to program-specific funding exceeding 50%.
  • This scholarship is not available to full-time SU employees, spouses, or partners; these persons are instead eligible for remitted tuition benefits.
  • Students attending the School of Education through partnerships including Fort Bliss, the Syracuse Urban Fellowship, MOU agreements, or Fulbright are not eligible. The scholarships cannot be combined with other School of Education percentage scholarships, graduate assistantships, the Syracuse University Forever Orange Scholarship, or the City Year Scholarship.