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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Syracuse University Financial Aid

The largest source of financial aid for students is Syracuse University scholarships and grants. In addition, Syracuse University participates in the Federal Direct Student and Parent Loan programs. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Program assists students and parents throughout the financial aid process. Financial Aid professionals are available to answer questions regarding the application process, and to discuss the many financing options available. Visit the University financial aid website or contact them at (315) 443-1513 or finmail@syr.edu.

School of Education Scholarships

The School of Education offers several competitive scholarships. These scholarships are specific to the School of Education and vary in number of tuition credits and monetary awards.  Approximately 15% of School of Education students will receive one of these scholarships.

The process requires that you submit an application explicitly for a scholarship. Scholarship deadlines are typically January 15 for the following fall semester. View all of our scholarships and application requirements.

Office of Sponsored Programs

The Syracuse University Office of Sponsored Progams offers information on a wide range of external funding opportunities for SU graduate students.

High Needs and TEACH Grant Support

High Needs scholarships are available for graduate students in high-needs areas such as science, math, inclusive or special education, literacy, and instructional technology. TEACH Grants are available for students who plan on teaching in schools that serve low-income families.