Scholarship and Assistantship Opportunities 
for Full-Time Graduate Programs

Arcadia University offers several scholarships to its top applicants in each of the full-time programs. Scholarship decisions are made by the chairperson of the respective department.

 


Physical Therapy 

Scholarship: Students who apply to the full-time DPT program will automatically be reviewed for a partial scholarship. The student's academic record will be the most important factor in determining the student's eligibility for and amount of the scholarship award, which is renewable for two and a half years. Graduate assistantships are also offered to select students. The amount of the assistantship is $3,200 for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

 


Physician Assistant

Scholarship: Students who apply to the full-time PA program will automatically be reviewed for a scholarship. For students in the Two-Year PA Program, the scholarship is renewable for two years. For students in the 3 Year MPH/PA program, the PA Scholarship is available for years two and three (PA portion of program).  The students academic record will be the most important factor in determining the scholarship award. 

Assistantships: Students that are awarded scholarships may also be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship. The amount of the assistantship is $3,600 for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

 


gc-classof2000 Genetic Counseling

Scholarships: Students who apply to the full-time GC program will automatically be reviewed for a scholarship.  All accepted applicants that successfully interview for the program, will receive a scholarship up to $9,000 annually for the 2013-14 academic year.

Assistantships: Graduate assistantships are also available on a semester-to-semester basis.  The amount of the assistantship is $3,600 for the 2013-2014 academic year.


International Peace and Conflict Resolution

Scholarships: Students who apply to the full-time IPCR program will automatically be reviewed for a scholarship. A limited number of partial tuition scholarships that go up to $7,000 annually for the 2013-14 academic year are available. Scholarship awards are based on financial need and academic achievement and are renewable for two years.  

Assistantships: Graduate assistantships are available on a semester-to-semester basis.  The amount of the assistantship ranges from $1,600 to $3,200 per year for the 2013-2014 academic year.


Forensic Science

To be considered for a scholarship, students must interview for the full-time Forensic Science program.  Students that have successful interviews and are accepted to the program will be considered for a scholarship up to $10,000 annually for the 2013-14 academic year.

Assistantships: Graduate assistantships are available on a semester-to-semester basis.  The amount of the assistantship ranges from $1,600 to $3,200 per year for the 2013-2014 academic year.

 


 

Outside Scholarships

Students are encouraged to research scholarships, grants, and low-interest loans at a library or check out the site listed below on the world wide web!

*Internet Sources : Information on organizations/foundations that offer additional scholarship or grant opportunities is available at: http://www.yahoo.com/education/financial_aid

  • EXPAN Scholarship Search - finds scholarships and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.
  • FASTAID - Provides a scholarship search service and information to students
  • FASTWEB - tailored a scholarship search of over 180,000 scholarships, loans, grants, and fellowships available to students for free
  • EXPAN: www.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/ssrchtop.html
  • FAST AID: www.fastaid.com/scholarships/scholarships.htm
  • FAST WEB: www.fastweb.com

*Ambucs Scholarship For Therapists

Deadline April 15
Majors All types of Therapy
Description Candidates must demonstrate financial need; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; good academic standing
Contact National Association of American Business Clubs, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 5127, High Point, NC 27262

 

 

 

*Library Sources

Students may find it helpful to research various scholarships/loans in such library resources as:

  • Paying Less for College, 13th Ed.
  • Worldwide Graduate Scholarship Directory, 4th Ed.
  • Financing Graduate School

 


Need More Information?

Our Enrollment Management Office has only one purpose-to make it possible for students to obtain an Arcadia University education. We're here to help. We'll answer your questions by phone or E-mail or meet with you personally.

  • Physician Assistant and Genetic Counseling Students:  Call Grace Taylor at 215-572-4034 or email taylorge@arcadia.edu to get your financial aid questions answered.
  • Physical Therapy, International Peace & Conflict Resolution and Forensic Science Students:  Call Wendy McLaughlin at 267-620-4829 or email mclaughW@arcadia.edu

Call toll-free: 1-877-ARCADIA (1-877-272-2342)
Direct:  215-572-4034
Fax:   215-572-4049
E-mail:  finaid@arcadia.edu

Arcadia University
Office of Enrollment Management
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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