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Double Demon Scholarship

This scholarship is available to DePaul alumni doing graduate work at DePaul. It covers 25 percent of the tuition for a master's degree, non-degree work or select certificate programs.*

Applying. Alumni from any of DePaul's colleges who are admitted into a graduate program — including degree, non-degree or select certificate programs* — automatically qualify for the Double Demon Scholarship. Both full-time and part-time students are eligible. No scholarship application is required.

Contact the admission office for your college of interest to learn more.

(Note: This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with other DePaul scholarships, waivers or awards. University employees are eligible for other tuition benefits and are not eligible. And it does not cover coursework from the Center for Professional Education (CPE), Institute for Professional Development (IPD), coursework in a doctoral program or a Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Music, Theatre, Law and a few other select programs.)

*Scholarship does not apply to all certificate programs. Please contact your college admission offices for more information.

American Bar Foundation Fellowships

The ABF sponsors fellowship programs for postdoctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, graduate and undergraduate students. All fellowships are held in residence at the ABF's offices in Chicago. Online applications for an open fellowship opportunity can be submitted through the American Bar Foundation website.

Community- and Project-Based Learning Scholarships (CPBL Scholarships)

LAS students who have successfully secured, or in the process of securing, an internship with a non-profit, non-governmental organization, or government entity are encouraged to apply for our Community- and Project-Based Learning Scholarships (CPBL Scholarships).

All awards are issued as scholarships to the student's tuition account. They are treated as financial aid. Please speak with Student Accounts to confirm what impact this will have on your tuition account and how money will be disbursed if there are no current tuition charges.

Students who do not currently file a FAFSA, please see the Student Eligibility section for more information.

If you have questions regarding extenuating financial circumstances, please contact Molly Bailey in the LAS Office of Dean, at:

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, DePaul scholarships

Many students are looking for ways to lower the cost of higher education. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of scholarships available to DePaul students. These include internal scholarships granted by DePaul and LAS-specific scholarships, as well as external scholarship opportunities, which are often referred to as national featured scholarships. Some programs cover tuition costs, others provide new opportunities like studying abroad or spending a summer working in Washington DC. Whether you're an undergraduate or graduate student, you are likely eligible for multiple scholarship programs.

For more information, please visit the main LAS scholarship page.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. College scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger JKCF Scholar community. The application period is open from early September to early November. Nearly 40 college scholars are selected for this program each year.

For more information, visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation website.

African American Literatures and Cultures Institute Fellowship

The University of Texas at San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute cultivates students to join the US professoriate by providing research stipends, rigorous mentoring, and innovative academic training. The program responds to the pressing need for diversifying all areas of US higher education — from graduate study to academic research through administrative leadership.
Participants are selected through a competitive application process and will receive a $2,000 stipend for participating in the program.

For more information, visit the African American Literatures and Cultures Institute.

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