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Teaching Scholarships

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Teaching scholarships

Your pathway to a teaching career

Holy Names University is committed to training informed and empowered educators. Perhaps you’re interested in becoming a teacher. Maybe you’re already a teacher or administrator and want to further your education. The world needs all you have to offer, and HNU offers a 50% tuition reduction to get you on your way.

50% tuition reduction

The Logan Scholarship

This award is for students who plan to teach in public schools. Eligible programs include, Master of Education, Master of Music in Music Education and Master of Science in Nursing (for future teaching assignments). Please see details below.

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New students: To apply for the Logan Scholarship, you must first be admitted into one of the qualifying majors. Upon admission into one of these programs, you will have the ability to apply for the scholarship via your Applicant Status Portal. If you haven’t already done so, start your admissions application.

Current students: Please reach out to the Financial aid office if you are currently in a qualifying program and now meet the criteria. They will need a copy of your transcript and completion of a “Statement of Intention to Teach in Public Schools form” which they will provide for you in order to apply your scholarship.

Eligibility and Special Requirements

Eligible programs include
  • Master of Education, Credential, and Certificate Programs
  • Master of Music in Music Education with Kodály Emphasis
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) for future teaching assignments in academic health science centers or departments of nursing in public education institutions (e.g., UC, Cal State, community college, or vocational educational centers).
  • Adult Degree Completion students in the Liberal Studies BA program may be eligible to receive a discount of 25% on their undergraduate degree.
Special Requirements

Graduate scholarship recipients must reapply each year and meet the following criteria:

  • GPA of at least 3.0 in undergraduate coursework (Logan only)
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 at HNU
  • Continuous term-to-term enrollment, as defined by the individual program
50% tuition reduction

The Catholic Educators Scholarship

This award is for students currently employed full-time as teachers or administrators at Catholic elementary or secondary schools.

Eligible programs include:

• Master of Education
• Credential Programs
• Certificate Programs

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