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Merit-based Scholarships

  • Awarded at the time of admission to full-time, master's and doctoral students with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Scholarship values range from $1,000 to $8,000 annually.
  • Merit-based scholarships are renewable and require that the recipient maintain a 3.8 cumulative GPA, or program-specific satisfactory academic progress standards,  and full-time status while enrolled in the graduate program.
  • No scholarship application required

Endowed Scholarships

  • Awarded to both new and continuing students through a competitive and need-based application process.
  • Scholarship values and availability vary by academic year.

Graduate Assistantships

  • Awarded to both new and continuing students through a competitive-based application process.
  • Provides partial or full-tuition grant, as well as an annual stipend.
  • A supplemental application may be required in addition to admission materials.

Please contact your admission counselor or program director for additional information regarding the application/selection process.

For Pharmacy Students...

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy is pleased to offer merit scholarships to students with good GPA’s and PCAT scores. Our scholarships range from $1000 - $8000 and they are renewable for each year of enrollment. This means that students are eligible for $3,000 - $24,000 over the total time they are enrolled in the PharmD program. Our scholarships add even more value to a truly outstanding Pharmacy education.

For Business Students...

The ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) is committed to the future of anti-fraud professionals. The ACFE Foundation supports the education of collegiate accounting, business, finance and criminal justice students worldwide through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program. National and international students are eligible to apply and four different scholarship amounts are awarded: one $10,000 scholarship, two $5,000 scholarships, four $2,500 scholarships and twenty-three $1,000 scholarships. Application deadlines are typically in January. 

Delta Mu Delta, the international honor society in business, offers scholarships to Delta Mu Delta members (or those about to become members by June 15)  enrolled in the business programs at schools where there is a chapter of Delta Mu Delta. For 2014, the Society will award up to $61,500 to Delta Mu Delta members. The top three awards are $3000 each, four more at $2,000 each, over 25 at $1,000 each, and up to 15 at $500 each.  The application period begins on March 1 and ends June 16 with winners announced in August.Click here for more information.

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network is offers up to ten $10,000 scholarships to female students enrolled in their junior or senior year of study and interested in pursuing a career in commercial real estate.

The Northwest Human Resources Council, representing industrial and service employers in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, will be awarding one $1,000 scholarship to children of member companies or a full-time student at Roosevelt University who is an active member of the SHRM.

The Illinois CPA Society and CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois award thousands of dollars in scholarships to students in Illinois each year for tuition and textbooks.  The scholarships available include:

  • Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship
  • Illinois CPA Society Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship
  • Herman J. Neal Scholarship
  • Tuition Scholarships
  • Textbook Scholarship

The iAdelante! U.S.Education Leadership Fund offers a variety of scholarships. 

Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) members have made a scholarship fund available to assist mature women who wish to continue their undergraduate education.

The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund raises funds and awards scholarships annually to low-income women thirty five years of age and older.

CPAexcel CPA Exam Review is sponsoring scholarships for Accounting students. Students may enter to win a $2,500 Cash Scholarship or one of 31 CPA Review Course Scholarships. This is a random drawing to any student taking at least one college-level accounting course.

This web site has very comprehensive information for both Financial Aid and Scholarships: .

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Incorporated (IASA) Scholarship Committee has a Collegiate Scholarship Program. These scholarships are awarded to individuals at a sophomore level or above, who are enrolled in a college with an insurance program, or who are preparing to pursue a career in insurance.

Go Grad's guide, Financing Your MBA Degree provides a comprehensive list of scholarships, resources for writing a successful scholarship application, and much more.