Scholarship Opportunities for Current Students

School of Education Scholarships

NameAward AmountEligibility

School of Education Graduate Scholarship1

Varies Available to all School of Education graduate students, based on financial need and/or merit.
City Year Alumni Scholarship2 30% of tuition Available to all City Year alumni.

 

University Scholarships

NameAward AmountEligibility
Catholic Teacher/Ministry Scholarship3 $1000 per 3-unit class Applicants must teach full-time in Catholic Elementary or Secondary Education or work full-time in Catholic Ministry.
Developing Countries Scholarship 100% tuition Available to priests or members of a religious order (non U.S. citizens) who come from a developing country. For questions, contact the Graduate Studies office at 310.338.2721.
Religious Scholarship 25% of tuition Applicant must be a member of the Catholic clergy or Catholic religious orders. To apply, evidence of membership in a Catholic religious order or proof of clergy status must be provided. For questions, contact the Graduate Studies office at 310.338.2721.

 

Named (Donor) Scholarships

Name Award AmountEligibility
Barto Family Foundation PLACE Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students who are participating in the PLACE Corps. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Peter and Stacy Boesen Endowed SOE Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports graduate students currently enrolled in the School of Education. Student recipient(s) to be identified by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Thomas and Christine Brown Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports two graduate students enrolled in the School of Education who have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Mary Canepa Castruccio Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports one or more female graduate students in the School of Education. It is to be awarded in the final semester prior to receiving a teaching credential or graduate degree in the field of education (focusing on classroom teaching). Must be a U.S. citizen, be currently employed as a teacher in either a public or private accredited PK-12 school. Selection can be based on either financial need or academic merit. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Mary Katherine Dasaro Endowed Memorial Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports students in the School of Education who are preparing to be elementary school teachers and are in the process of completing the student-teaching component of their course work. It may be awarded on the basis of financial need or academic merit. Funds can be awarded to more than one student. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
David S. and Pamela K. DeVito Center for Catholic Education Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students enrolled in one of the School of Education's Catholic education programs: PLACE, CAST, Catholic School Leadership Academy, Catholic Inclusion, or Educational Leadership for Social Justice. Must have good academic standing. Financial need and/or merit can be considered. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Digiovanni Family Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports students who are members of the PLACE Corps who are serving in the Diocese of Orange. Four recipients, with awards divided equally. Non-grant replacement scholarship. Allocated by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation Scholarship in the Center for Catholic Education4 Varies This scholarship, in the Center for Catholic Education, supports students participating in the PLACE Corps or CAST program who are dedicated to serving as Catholic educators. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Dreier Family Education Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports a graduate student in the School of Education who shows academic merit. Financial need is not a factor in this scholarship. One scholarship recipient is selected each year and the student is eligible for renewal if he/she continues to meet the criteria and is deemed a worthy recipient. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Anita Finie SOE Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports students enrolled in the School of Education's PLACE Corps. Students must have financial need and academic merit. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Patricia Hearn School of Educaton Fund Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Heffernan-Pomeroy Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students teaching in either Catholic or public school systems, or who are pursuing a degree in  elementary or secondary education through the PLACE Corps. Financial need and/or merit can be considered. Preference for a female recipient. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Albert P. Koppes, O. Carm. PLACE Corps Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports graduate students enrolled in the School of Education's PLACE Corps who have financial need and are academically deserving. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Ouriz Kouyoumjian Memorial Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education who have demonstrated financial need and are in good academic standing.
George H. Mayr Center for Catholic Education Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students enrolled in any of the School of Education's Catholic school programs. Students must have financial need and be academically deserving. Each recipeint must be a California resident who is either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident intending to become a U.S. citizen. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Dan Murphy Foundation PLACE Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students enrolled in the School of Education who are members of the PLACE Corps. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education who have financial need. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Joseph P. and Carol R. Page Family PLACE Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education's PLACE program. Must have demonstrated financial need. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Pipkin Family Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Dr. Roberto Roges and Mrs. Delia Roges Scholarship4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students enrolled in the School of Education. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
Anthony Sabatino Scholarship in Catholic School Leadership Varies This scholarship supports School of Education students enrolled in the Catholic School Leadership Academy, who are either Catholic school principals or principals-in-training.
Juan F. Salinda Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports students enrolled in the School of Education who have financial need and are academically deserving. Students must be majoring in school psychology, counseling, or remedial reading.
Seidler PLACE Scholarship Varies This scholarship supports School of Education graduate students in the PLACE Corps who demonstrate academic excellence or financial need. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 
John and Dorothy Shea Scholarship in the Center for Catholic Education4 Varies This scholarship supports graduate students in the School of Education who are part of the Center for Catholic Education. Selections are made by the Dean of the LMU School of Education. 

 

 

 

Important Notes

  1. Applicant must include a one-page, single-spaced, typed essay to explain why he/she is applying for a School of Education Graduate Scholarship, noting in particular any current financial hardships, professional accomplishments pertaining to merit, how he/she plans to impact the field of education, and what his/her long-term goals are in the respective area of study and practice. Applications will not be processed without this requirement being met. Students applying for a University Scholarship are not required to submit an essay.
  2. To be considered for the City Year Alumni Scholarship, one must provide a signed statement of service in the City Year program.
  3. To be considered for the Catholic Teacher/Ministry Scholarship, a signed "verification of employment" statement on official letterhead from the employer must be included with the application.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be processed.  Please note there is a maximum of $1000 awarded for summer, $2000 for the fall semester, and $2000 for the spring semester.
  4. Typically, these scholarships are funded annually. However, in subsequent years, funding for any of these scholarships cannot be guaranteed.