Scholarships & Fellowships

Some programs offer scholarships and fellowships that offset, completely or partially, the cost of tuition. These scholarships are competitive and may or may not come with associated duties. 

Falk School of Sustainability Scholarship Opportunities 

The following scholarships are available on a competitive basis to students applying to the Falk School graduate programs for full-time enrollment:   

Full Scholarship (three offered) 

Covers 42 credits of tuition 

2022-23 value = $42,672 

Partial Scholarship (six offered) 

Covers 21 credits of tuition 

2022-23 value = $21,336 

Selection for these awards will be based on materials submitted with the student’s admission application. No additional application form is required. The priority application deadline for scholarships in the Falk School is February 1. Scholarship award recipients will be notified by mid-March.


Master of Physician Assistant Studies Scholarship

The Shirley Mae Milkovich Expendable Award for MPAS Students 
The Shirley Mae Milkovich PA Expendable Award of $2,500.00 will be given to the Physician Assistant Program applicant who best demonstrates a commitment to diversity and cultural competence. This award will be renewable for a second year. Applicants will be selected using the following three factors: essay response, leadership, and community service. Overall GPA will not be factored into the award unless the top two candidates are rated equally in the award rubric scoring. To apply, submit the above materials to  

For questions about eligibility, please contact your admission counselor.   

MFA in Creative Writing Full-Tuition Scholarship

Margaret Lehr Whitford MFA ’07 Fellowship in Writing 
This Fellowship carries a full-tuition remission for two years. The Whitford Fellow is responsible, with the Fellow from the previous year, for coordinating the Word Circus reading series – a monthly reading series which features four MFA students followed by an open mic. Additionally, this individual will serve as a liaison between the students and faculty. Note: this is a full tuition award. 

Note: Students who receive a scholarship will not be eligible for any other Graduate Assistantship, tuition remission program, or reduced tuition rates offered by the University. However, a student may hold both a scholarship and an on-campus employment position, with total work hours not to exceed 19 per week.

For questions about your eligibility, please contact your admission counselor.