Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships

In order to qualify for any of the discounts, scholarships or grants listed below, all students must complete a St. Joseph's University Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. In addition, students must fulfill all admissions requirements for their given program. All discounts are based on the current tuition for the current academic year.

Alumni Grant

Graduate Alumni Tuition Grant

Students who have earned their bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University and enroll in a graduate program at St. Joseph’s University may be eligible to receive a six-credit tuition grant, consisting of a three-credit tuition grant in each of the two semesters toward the end of the program in their last year. Please consult the Office of Admissions for information on applicable conditions and procedures. This offer is not applicable to the Creative Writing M.F.A. graduate program, online graduate programs, or five-year dual degree programs.

Alumni Graduate Academic Excellence Award

St. Joseph’s University graduates who completed their bachelor’s degree with a final cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher, and who are admitted to a Graduate Program at St. Joseph’s University may be eligible for the one-credit St. Joseph’s University Alumni Graduate Academic Excellence Award. Eligible students are entitled to a one-credit tuition grant in the first semester of matriculation as a graduate student. Consult the Office of Admissions for applicable conditions and procedures. Not applicable to Creative Writing M.F.A. or online graduate programs.

Masters in Education

Students applying to the Masters in Education who are not eligible for the Alumni grants may be eligible for one of the following. If you have graduated from St. Joseph's University, please note the Alumni Grants above for your consideration

Academic Grants are contingent upon students enrolling in at least 6 credits per semester and maintaining the proper GPA each semester.

Graduate Education Scholastic Achievement Grant

$1,250 grant per semester awarded to students with GPA of 3.500 and higher

Graduate Education Merit Grant

$950 grant per semester awarded to students with GPA between 3.250 and 3.490

Graduate Education Incentive Grant

$750 grant per semester awarded to students with GPA between 3.000 and 3.249

Partnership/corporate grants

St. Joseph's University offers various discounts to personnel and staff members of certain entities. Discount programs vary and are subject to change. Discount programs may not be combined with any other institutional grants or scholarships. To be considered, students must complete an annual verification form which can be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid. Please consult with an Admissions or Financial Aid Counselor for more information.

25% discount for the following organization(s)

  • Brookhaven Hospital
  • Catholic Health Services of Long Island
  • Long Island Railroad
  • National Grid
  • Northwell Health
  • NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Ridgewood Bank
  • Suffolk County Water Authority

30% discount for the following organization(s)

  • Uniformed Personnel
    • FDNY
    • NYPD
    • NYC Corrections
    • NYC Court Officers
    • NYC Court Clerks
  • Catholic Charities
  • Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees (Human Services Leadership M.S. only)
  • Brooklyn Diocesan Teachers