Continuing Student Scholarships

Adler University Graduation

Offering numerous scholarships
for students continuing
their education.

Continuing Student Scholarships—Chicago Campus

General scholarship criteria:

  • Be enrolled in a degree program at the Chicago Campus
    (The Sadie “Tee” Dreikurs Art Therapy and Sangeeta Singh Scholarships require enrollment in specific programs).
  • Have completed at least three (3) academic terms by the end of the student’s first year of study.
  • Have a cumulative GPA within the guidelines of the scholarship.
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Submit a completed essay.
  • Scholarship recipients may be required to attend a scholarship reception and/or meet the donor of the award.

Scholarship Application Instructions and Deadlines

Continuing Chicago Campus students are notified of the availability of scholarship opportunities during spring semester each year. Instructions for applying for awards are included in the announcement.

The Alfred Adler Scholarship
Current, full-time, Chicago Campus students are invited to apply for the Alfred Adler Scholarship. Recipients are selected based on academic performance at Adler University and on a 500-word essay demonstrating commitment to the Adlerian value of social interest through either a history of or an articulated plan to provide service to their community. Required materials: scholarship application and 500-word essay.

Award amount: $5,000, disbursed over two terms (Fall and Spring)

The Seymour Schneider Scholarship
Current, full-time, Chicago Campus students are invited to apply for the Seymour Schneider Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Seymour Schneider, who taught at Adler until his death in 1996. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic performance at Adler University and on a 500-word essay that discusses the influence of Adlerian training on the student’s current and future work as a practitioner. Required materials: scholarship application and 500-word essay.

Award amount: $5,000, disbursed over two terms (Fall and Spring)

The Sadie “Tee” Dreikurs Art Therapy Scholarship
Current, full-time, Chicago Campus students pursuing an M.A. in Art Therapy are invited to apply for the Sadie “Tee” Dreikurs Art Therapy Scholarship. This scholarship is in memory of Ms. Dreikurs, who established art therapy training at Adler University and taught until her death in 1996. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic performance at Adler University and on a 500-word essay that discusses why they chose the field of art therapy, and how the training received relates to their future professional goals. Required materials: scholarship application and 500-word essay.

Award amount: $5,000, disbursed over two terms (Fall and Spring)

The Sangeeta Singh Scholarship
Current, female, Chicago Campus Psy.D. students who will be in their third year are invited to apply for the Sangeeta Singh Scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic performance at Adler University and on a 500-word essay that describes the student’s commitment to social justice and how an Adler University education will contribute to this commitment. Required materials: scholarship application and 500-word essay.

Award amount: $5,000, disbursed over two terms (Fall and Spring)