School of Public Service Scholarships
Several quarterly scholarships are available to students in the School of Public Service. Application deadlines for scholarships vary from term to term. Admitted students with a Campus Connect login may refer to the DePaul scholarship application tool, Scholarship Connect for details, more information and appropriate forms.
SPS offers a limited number of graduate assistantships each year. Applications are due by May 1st for the following academic year (September through June). Graduate assistants work 20 hours per week in the SPS office from Autumn through Spring quarter. Work assignments vary from faculty research projects to administrative duties. In return, they receive tuition credit for 24 credit hours (6 courses) and a small monthly stipend.
The application can be completed and submitted through Scholarship Connect. For guidance on how to use the system and successfully apply for a Graduate Assistantship, please click here.
Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship
Through a partnership with the Peace Corps, returning volunteers can complete their degrees in public service. Please click here to learn more about the program and opportunities.
Please note: Some of our awards cannot be used in conjunction with any other tuition-restricted university discounts, scholarships, assistantships, waivers or grants. Please refer to the scholarship application for which you are applying for further detail or contact the School of Public Service for clarification (firstname.lastname@example.org).
School of Public Service Graduate Award
DePaul offers a tuition award to new
graduate students starting a School of Public Service program. The amount of $500 per course (up to two courses per term) for the duration of the program (or
a total of $6,500) will be credited each quarter to the student's account. Students are required to submit a FAFSA to receive the Graduate Award. The DePaul Graduate Award cannot be used in conjunction with any other DePaul awards. Should you be offered any additional assistance from the University, the more advantageous of the two awards will be applied. For details including eligibility
requirements, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at (773) 325-7315
Double Demon Scholarship
Alumni from any of DePaul's colleges who are admitted into SPS automatically receive the Double Demon Scholarship. This scholarship covers 25 percent of the tuition for a master's degree or a select certificate program. Both full-time and part-time students are eligible. No scholarship application is required; all alumni admitted to these programs beginning with the winter quarter of 2014 or thereafter qualify. The Double Demon Scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other DePaul awards. Should you be offered any additional assistance from the University, the more advantageous of the two awards will be applied. For more information, visit the Alumni section of the Office of Financial Aid Scholarship website.
Please click here
for a list of DePaul University graduate tuition rates. The School of Public Service is a part of the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.