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Scholarships

A number of scholarships are available to assist students from the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs (SGPP) in obtaining their degree.

All scholarships require the completion of a Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA), as well as the completion of the specific scholarship information listed below. 

Bachelor Completion Scholarships
Available to students completing a bachelor's degree.
Stephen Kieselhorst, Jr. Scholarship & Judson P. Letven Memorial Scholarship
Available to students in the Counseling & Psychological Services Program.
The Evert Scholarship Fund
Available to students in any SGPP program.
SGPP Faculty & Staff Scholarship
Available to SGPP students.


Outside Scholarships

The information below is provided as a service to assist students in finding additional financial resources. Please contact scholarship sponsors for more information. In addition to these sources, students may also find scholarships available through their own community and professional organizations.

Saint Mary’s University is not responsible for the content of linked websites. Saint Mary’s University does not endorse or support these scholarship entities. Students are responsible to obtain application materials and determine application requirements and facilitate application on their own.

Resources
Scholarship information and services.
Individual Scholarship Applications
The following is a monthly updated list of individual scholarships from outside organizations.

Loan Forgiveness Programs

Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers

To encourage individuals to enter and remain in the teaching profession, the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program grants loan forgiveness up to $17500 for teacher in certain specialties and up to $5000 for other teachers who teach for five years in low-income schools and meet other requirements.

National Health Service Corps Loan Forgiveness Program for Health Professionals

This program repays a portion of student loans if a student works in under-served areas. Professions that may qualify for this program include primary care nurse practitioners, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, licensed psychologists and licensed social workers.

Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employees (PDF)

Under this program, borrowers may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on their eligible federal student loans after they have made 120 payments on those loans under certain repayment plans while employed full time by certain public service employers.