Graduate Scholarships & Grants

Cal Lutheran offers scholarships to graduate students in addition to available government programs.  Please note that Cal Lutheran gift aid programs may not be combined in a single academic year.  If a graduate student is eligible for multiple types of Cal Lutheran gift aid programs, he or she will be given the opportunity to select the scholarship or grant aid program they prefer. 

Graduate Academic Scholarship

Application Required - Graduate Academic Scholarships are available to graduate and credential students based on financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. This competitive scholarship may be awarded up to $2,500 per academic year, dependent on full or part-time enrollment status and number of terms attending.
(Scholarship application will be available in July 2016).

Learn More and Apply

Local Government Scholarship

Automatic Consideration - Cal Lutheran has partnered with local governments to offer their employees a $100 per credit reduction on any of our graduate and professional programs (future terms only).

Learn More

Congregational Partners in Education (CPE) Award

Application Required - This award allows congregations of any faith to assist outstanding students who have demonstrated a commitment to the life and work of their church. Cal Lutheran will match gifts from the congregation in support of a student enrolled full-time up to $2,500 per academic year.

Learn More and Apply

Cal Grant Teacher Credential Benefits

Application Required - You may be eligible for this Cal Grant Extension benefit if you were awarded Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B as an undergraduate AND will be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program within 15 months of last term you received the Cal Grant. Please visit Cal Grants website for more information. The FAFSA and Graduate Financial Aid Application must be completed to be considered for this grant.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

Application Required - Graduate students in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) and Special Education Programs are eligible to receive the TEACH grant, which provides funds to students who agree to teach full-time for at least four years of an eight year period in a high-need field at a school serving low-income students.

Learn More and Apply

Cal Lutheran Donor Scholarships — for Teaching Credential Students

Application Required - Fill out an application through the Cal Lutheran Scholarships system to see if you are eligible for additional award opportunities in our scholarships database. Application period for 2016-2017 open through August 2nd.

Learn More and Apply

$500 - $9000

©