Scholarships

Offering numerous 
scholarships for newly 
admitted students.

Offering numerous
scholarships for newly
admitted students.

New Student Scholarships

Admitted Vancouver Campus students may be eligible for merit-based scholarships through the Office of Admissions. Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission as early as possible.

Scholarships are disbursed toward tuition and fees over the first two terms. For example, a $5,000 scholarship disburses $2,500 in the fall term and $2,500 in the spring term.

Applicants who are offered a scholarship and defer admission from the original term of acceptance are ineligible to retain the scholarship.

Social Justice Scholarship

Recipients of the Social Justice Scholarship are selected based on their past dedication and/or anticipated future contributions to service, academic excellence, and leadership. Priority is given to candidates with either a history of providing community service, or an articulated plan to design and implement effective and innovative solutions to a significant social problem. Candidates are reviewed automatically, and scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance.

Award Amount: up to $10,000 (non-renewable)

Diversity Scholarship

Adler University’s commitment to diversity is an essential component of our student’s experience. The Diversity Scholarship attracts talented students who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in diverse communities and backgrounds, and are prepared to use this knowledge to contribute to the education of their fellow students. Priority is given to candidates from traditionally under-represented, under-served, and marginalized populations who exhibit academic promise and dedication to Adler University’s mission. Candidates are reviewed automatically, and scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance.

Award Amount: up to $5,000 (non-renewable)

International Student Scholarship

The International Student scholarship is designed to further expand Adler University’s global impact, and is reserved for new students who are citizens of countries other than the United States or Canada. Recipients are selected on their commitment to social interest and their dedication to improving their local community. Candidates are reviewed automatically, and scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance.

Award Amount: up to $5,000 (non-renewable)

Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to reward incoming students for their excellence in academic achievement. Preference is given to individuals who have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Candidates are reviewed automatically and scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance.

Award amount: up to $10,000 (non-renewable)

Community Partner Scholarship

Recipients of the Community Partner Scholarship must be a full-time employee at one of Adler University’s Community Partner sites. Scholarship recipients must submit all admissions documents and be accepted to the Master of Public Policy and Administration Program: Immigration and Practice or the Master of Public Policy and Administration Program: Social Change Leadership at the Vancouver campus. Candidates are reviewed upon submitting the Scholarship Application after completing an interview for the University. Scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance. For questions on eligible Community Partner sites please contact the Office of Admissions, Vancouver campus.

Award Amount: 50% of tuition for program

Alumni Scholarship

Recipients of the Alumni Scholarship must be graduates of Adler University with an interest in continuing their studies in the Vancouver Campus doctoral program. Recipients of this scholarship will have a cumulative final GPA of 3.8 or higher throughout their time at Adler. Candidates are reviewed automatically and scholarships are generally awarded at time of acceptance.
Award Amount: Up to $10,000 per year (non-renewable)