Fellowships and Associateships

Fellowship positions include teaching, research, and/or coaching responsibilities while associateships include administrative and/or professional services positions. Workload does not exceed 20 hours per week. Compensation can include a tuition waiver and stipend and/or hourly pay. Eligibility is based on position criteria determined by the supervisor and/or department under which the position is housed. Supervisors/Departments are responsible for the selection and awarding of fellowship and associateship positions.

Fellowships and Associateships are available to students studying on our main campus in Springfield, Mass. Students enrolled in an online or hybrid program are ineligible for this assistance.

Scholarships and Awards

We offer a variety of scholarships and awards to fit the needs our new and returning graduate students. Scholarships are made on a competitive basis and, like our graduate awards are designed to provide financial assistance for some tuition expenses.  Scholarships and awards are need-blind.  


Make a difference while earning your degree. AmeriCorps allows you to gain hands-on experience and extensive training in youth services while earning a living allowance and education award that can be applied toward tuition and qualified student loans. Depending on your academic program, you may be eligible to receive credit hours toward your fieldwork. 


Springfield College provides lifetime Career Services to its alumni. Current students begin this journey by gaining access to Handshake, an employment site accessible to current students and alumni of Springfield College. Access Handshake frequently to apply for area positions, make connections, register for events, and get a leg up on your career competition!