As a graduate student, it is worth your time to apply for scholarships. Scholarships defray your costs significantly, because they don't require repayment. New graduate students are eligible to apply for institutional (Carlow) scholarships. Both new and returning students are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships. Start your search by checking with professional organizations in your field and the listings at the bottom of this page. During your time at Carlow, also check MyPortal [login required] periodically; scholarship opportunities may be listed there under the Announcements or Financial Aid pages.

Graduate students are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend Carlow. A limited number of endowed scholarships listed below are available for graduate students who demonstrate financial need and who enroll at Carlow University as new graduate students in Fall 2015. The application deadline was August 1, 2015.

Hannah T. Clawson Endowed Scholarship (1@$460)
Endowed by former faculty member and administrator, Shirley Clawson Arnold, in loving memory of her mother, the Hannah T. Clawson Endowed Scholarship is intended for an academically deserving student with financial need in a graduate program.

Eva Tansky Blum Women of Spirit® Scholarship (1@$460)
The Blum Scholarship is intended for a female graduate student who has overcome challenges and adversity in her life.

Marie C. Jennings Memorial Women of Spirit® in Graduate Nursing (1@$460)
Established by Marie C. Lowry, 1994 Woman of Spirit®, this scholarship is designated for a graduate student in the School of Nursing in need of financial support.

Crescent Eddy Fuhrer Memorial Scholarship in Graduate Nursing (1@460)
Endowed by Frank Fuhrer in memory of his mother, Crescent Eddy Fuhrer, this need-based scholarship is intended for a student pursuing a Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Graduate endowed Scholarship (10@$460)
Made possible through a grant from an anonymous donor, this scholarship is intended for students with financial need who are pursuing a graduate degree.


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Amy Lowell  poets planning travel abroad

ARRL  ham radio operators

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Ritchie JenningsMemorial Scholarship  students pursuing accounting, finance, or similar degree

Boomer Esiason Foundation General and Rimington Trophy Scholarships  Students battling cystic fibrosis

CODA  children of deaf parent(s)  complete a service "campaign"

ECLA  Lutheran women

ENA Foundation  nurses and nursing students

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association

Go On Girl!  unpublNational Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners nursing students, graduateished writers, any level

Golden Key  various requirements 

Harness Tracks of America  horse racer or child or horse racer

Hebrew Free Loan Association  interest-free loans, no religious affiliation required

Jewish Federation of Greater PittsburghJewish students from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties  

Lillian Gorell Scholarship Fund

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund  women from developing countries currently enrolled at accredited universities in the US or Canada

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation  descendants of marines

MarshallScholarships   students intending to pursue graduate studies in the U.K.

Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship   early childhood education graduate students

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitionersnursing students, graduate

National Federation of Republican Women

National Federation of the Blind  blind students

Nurses Educational Fundsnursing students, graduate 

Oncology Nursing Society  nursing students

Patient Advocate Foundation  students under the age of 25, who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer and/or a chronic/life threatening disease within the past five years

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation  low-income, female student

Pittsburgh Foundation  various 

Public Health OnlineUndergraduate or graduate in health or healthcare related field

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship  undergrad, grad; biology, chemistry, biochemistry 

Thumbtack School-to-Skills Scholarship undergrad, grad 

Veterans United Foundation  veterans, children and spouses of veterans

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