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

Students enrolled in a masters degree program at St. Joseph's University,  who do not qualify for any other institutional aid may be considered for the Alumni Academic Excellence Award and the Alumni Grant if their GPA is 3.4 or higher. If their GPA is below 3.4 they will qualify for the Alumni Grant only.

Alumni Academic Excellence Award

  • Students who received a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's University with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher may be eligible to receive one free credit in the first semester of their graduate program.

Alumni Grant

  • Graduates of St. Joseph's University qualify for the Alumni Grant. The student will receive two graduate courses discounted from their program. If the student's GPA is 3.4 or higher, they will also receive the Alumni Academic Excellence Award.

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
  • 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