Aiding your investment

Our scholarships are designed with you in mind.

Scholarships and awards are available to full-time graduate students studying on the main campus at Springfield College.

Three graduate students work with a professor in the Campus Union

Excellence Scholarship for Graduate Study

Awarded to four entering and four returning graduate students annually who have proven records of academic and personal achievements and superior professional promise. Financial need is not a factor.*

The Excellence Scholarship is an 18 credit tuition waiver that is applied over the course of one academic year.

The Excellence Scholarship is only available to graduate students studying on our main campus in Springfield, Mass. Students enrolled in programs where the cost per credit is $680 are ineligible for this scholarship.

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Applications are due by April 1. 

Community Leadership Scholarship

Awarded to 8 students annually who have an exceptional record of community engagement and service, as well as clearly defined commitments to enter a field after graduation where community leadership is central. Financial need is not a factor.*

Students receiving this scholarship will receive $5,000 annually for two consecutive years of study.

The Community Leadership Scholarship is only available to graduate students on our main campus in Springfield, Mass. Students enrolled in programs where the cost per credit is $680 are ineligible for this scholarship.

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Applications are due by April 15.

 

The Promise Scholarship for Graduate Study

Awarded to eight graduate students expressing ideas for research or clinical practice determined to be visionary or innovative. Financial need is not a factor.*

Students receiving this scholarship will receive $5,000 annually for two consecutive years of full-time study.

The Promise Scholarship is available to graduate students on our main campus in Springfield, Mass. Students enrolled in programs where the cost per credit is $680 are ineligible for this scholarship.

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Completed applications should be emailed to graduate@springfield.edu.

Applications are due by April 15.

 

Springfield Commitment Award

Awarded to master’s degree candidates who earned their undergraduate degree from Springfield College and doctoral degree candidates who earned their master’s degree from Springfield College (direct-entry MBA, physical therapy, physician assistant, and occupational therapy students are not eligible). Financial need is not a factor.

$2,000 annually for two years of full-time study

No application required. Awarded at the time of acceptance to qualified candidates. Returning graduate students are not eligible.

 

Legacy Award

A one-time award of $2,000 (split between the first two semesters of the first year) to any enrolling student seeking a degree (at least 6 semester credits for an undergraduate and 4.5 credits for a graduate) who has a child, sibling, parent, or grandparent (including step-family members) who is a previous graduate or currently enrolled student of Springfield College. (Only one award per student regardless of the number of family members attending or previously receiving degrees.)

No application required. Awarded at the time of acceptance to qualified candidates. Returning graduate students are not eligible.

 

 

MGM Matching Grant

Springfield College will match the MGM Resorts Scholarship Program of $2,500 to any child of an MGM employee, with a $2,500 MGM Matching Grant. The $2,500 from Springfield College will be disbursed in the first academic year ($1,250 over two semesters). 

*Please note that this grant cannot be combined other Springfield College grant, scholarship, or tuition waiver programs where total institutional assistance exceeds the billed cost of tuition for any period of enrollment. These grants cannot be combined with the Springfield College Grant Aid awarded to rising PT, OT, MBA and PA students. In the case of the Excellence Scholarship for Graduate Study, this grant will replace the Springfield College Grant Aid for the term(s) that it is awarded.

Please note: Scholarships and their respective monetary values are subject to change by Springfield College at any time.

RSA Scholar Program

This scholarship is for Rehabilitation Counseling students at Springfield College and has been made possible by a federal long-term training grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. Department of Education. The RSA scholarship can fund up to 12 credits of students’ tuition per year and provide a stipend each semester. As part of payback requirements, students who receive RSA funding are required to work full time within the public rehabilitation program post-completion of their master’s program.

Students may submit their completed RSA scholarship application, current resumé, and a statement of interest to the Rehabilitation Counseling Program Director and RSA grant Project Director, Dr. Kathleen Green, at kgreen5@springfield.edu.

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