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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Generous Scholarships Available
$2.2 M
Aid available for students
 
$5,000
Average annual award
 
72%
Students receiving aid
 
 
Affording a graduate education can be challenging.  To help our students, we offer over $2 million in tuition scholarships and other programs for currently enrolled and newly admitted students. The FAFSA is currently not required to be considered for a SCU scholarship.  The application process is included in the online admissions application.

 

Please contact our office at 408-551-3422 or email us at ecpscholarships@scu.edu for any questions or other inquiries

Santa Clara Scholarship Programs

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Semilla Teacher Program

This Fellowship was created to provide a 50% tuition scholarship to students pursuing the Master of Arts in Teaching and Teaching Credential (MATTC) program. Students complete coursework at our East San Jose campus, engage in community service, and agree to teach at a high-need school for two years following graduation.


Counseling Psychology Scholarships

Counseling Psychology

Kenneth Blaker Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to Counseling Psychology students in financial need.

Counseling Psychology

Molina Bernadett Latino Counseling Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student pursuing an MA in Counseling Psychology and enrolled in the Latino Counseling emphasis, this scholarship supports the student who intends to pursue licensure as an MFT or LPCC counseling psychologist. Bicultural and/or bilingual students demonstrating a commitment to serving the Latinx community can receive a matching scholarship from the School of Education and Counseling Psychology of up to 50% of their tuition costs. 

Counseling Psychology

Pride Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate student pursuing an MA in Counseling Psychology and is also enrolled in the LGBTQ+ Counseling emphasis area. The annual award of $5000 will be granted to an individual who demonstrates outstanding potential for, and interest in, serving the mental health needs of the LGBTQ+ community. This scholarship will be matched by the School of Education and Counseling Psychology up to 50% of students’ tuition expenses.

All Students

Anita Goble Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships for Master's Degree students pursuing research with any full-time faculty member.

All Students

Edward Fellows Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving Education and Counseling Psychology students.

All Students

Gerald E. McDonald Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1981 for graduate Education and Counseling Psychology students.

All Students

Local Catholic Partners Scholarship

Availanle for employees of the Diocese of San Jose, Cristo Rey School, Sacred Heart Nativity School, Catholic Charities, and the Foundation for Hispanic Education schools.  A tuition scholarship is available for up to 50% for teachers, counselors, and administrators who are taking graduate courses in the School.  

Education Scholarships

Education

Brown Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time male student obtaining his multiple or single subject teaching credential. 

Education

Jim & Pauline Mahon Scholarship

Created to provide financial assistance for a graduate student in the Educational Leadership program, applicants must demonstrate a futuristic vision for education, a strong commitment to the field of administration, a genuine care for children, and a strong sense of the value of education. 

Education

Nancy Ottoboni Scholarship for Catholic Education

This scholarship will support the educational development of teachers in Catholic schools who are enrolled in the Department of Education. 

Education

Priscilla Myers Scholarship

This scholarship provides support for a student actively enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching and Teaching Credential (MATTC) program. Students who apply for this scholarship must take two of Professor Priscilla Myer's reading classes before they graduate from the master’s program. 

Education

Ann Gerard Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships for graduate students in the School of Education and Counseling Psychology, with a preference for students studying Special Education. 

Education

Janice M. Kyne Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate students enrolled in the Special Education program. Candidates for this scholarship must demonstrate a sensitivity about the needs and issues of special education students and their families, a compassion for every individual's unique situation, an ability to work effectively for the best interests of special education students, and dedication to the field of special education. Candidates must have completed at least nine (9) units of work in Special Education with a minimum grade point average of 3.3 and must demonstrate financial need. 

Education

James W. Trent Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who exhibit an exceptionally high commitment to education and broadly embrace and serve their communities. Preference will be given to underrepresented minority graduate students or to graduate students who were first generation college students. 

All Students

Anita Goble Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships for Master's Degree students pursuing research with any full-time faculty member.

All Students

Edward Fellows Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving Education and Counseling Psychology students.

All Students

Gerald E. McDonald Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1981 for graduate Education and Counseling Psychology students.

All Students

Local Catholic Partners Scholarship

Availanle for employees of the Diocese of San Jose, Cristo Rey School, Sacred Heart Nativity School, Catholic Charities, and the Foundation for Hispanic Education schools.  A tuition scholarship is available for up to 50% for teachers, counselors, and administrators who are taking graduate courses in the School.  

Other Scholarship & Loan Programs

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Federal & Other Programs

There are numerous Federal and other programs to assist with paying for your education. We have listed some of the more popular programs that might assist you.


Endowed Scholarship Recipients

 

Scholarship Awardees
Anita Goble Endowed Scholarship for Student Researchers Mariela Rivera Perez
Edward Fellows Scholarship  Isabelle Connell
James W. Trent Education Scholarship  Cynthia Soto Lucero
Kenneth Blaker Endowed Scholarship  Skylar Lapointe Martin
Kenneth Blaker Endowed Scholarship  Sarah Covert
Molina Bernadet Latino Counseling Scholarship  Claudia Barajas Santana
Molina Bernadet Latino Counseling Scholarship  Casandra Rodriguez
Pride Scholarship  Loren Ford
Pride Scholarship  Melissa McCormick
Pride Scholarship  Shayda Roohparvar
Anita Goble Endowed Scholarship for Student Researchers  Dominic Ruggio
Edwin Brown Scholarship for Credential Students  Salvador Solis
Jim & Pauline Mahon Scholarship for Education Administration Students  Melissa Gonzalez
Nancy Ottoboni Endowed and Expendable Scholarship for Catholic Education  Candida Diaz
Priscilla Myers Scholarship Fund  Miranda Furman
Gerald E. McDonald Endowed Scholarship  Griselda Renteria