Scholarships will be awarded each year to teacher candidates from historically underrepresented backgrounds who are newly entering a master's degree program in education. Up to ten scholarships may be awarded each year. These scholarships are intended to support the changing school population needs. One-third (1/3rd) tuition discount (does not include fees) will be awarded for all courses in a masters degree program.
Representative of historically underrepresented background
Documentation of financial need
Evidence of teaching potential
Offer of admission to a Manhattanville College School of Education master's degree program
Applicants should submit a letter of application to the Director of Graduate Admissions for the School of Education requesting consideration for a Diversity Scholarship and explaining why they would be an appropriate choice.
A current resume should be attached to the letter of application.
A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be attached to the letter of application.
Students must have at least a six-credit course load per semester and maintain a B or better in their coursework. Failure to meet any of these requirements will disqualify the candidate's scholarship award.
Diversity Scholarships may not be combined with any other institutionally funded scholarships or discounts.
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredited Manhattanville College School of Education at the initial-licensure level. CAEP is the only recognized national accreditor for educator preparation. Manhattanville College School of Education has met rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by CAEP.