“We promise that the scholarship you receive for the first year of your studies is guaranteed for subsequent years provided you maintain good academic standing and reapply as needed.”
Financial Aid Overview
At Erikson, our Financial Aid team can help you find the funding and support to achieve your degree. Erikson’s mission is to educate and promote leadership to serve the needs of children and families. Our vision is to provide easy access to our distinctive and high-quality education to diverse populations.
You will have multiple pathways for aid with two types of scholarships and the ability to qualify for both.
Earn a merit-based Leadership Scholarship as an admitted master’s or certificate program student with your academic and professional achievement as well as your potential for leadership in your field.
Qualify for an Affordability Scholarship annually as a master’s degree or graduate certificate student based on your demonstrated financial need.
Secure a doctoral scholarship and assistantship each year based on your academic promise, experience, and research interest.
Earn a merit-based Leadership Scholarship as an admitted master’s program student with your academic and professional achievement as well as your potential for leadership in your chosen fields.
We accept applications on a rolling basis in most instances. This means we accept applications throughout the year for all academic terms and programs, and applications are evaluated as they are completed.
Want primary consideration for scholarship awards? Apply before our Priority Submission Dates.
As an Erikson student, you could also participate in several federal and state financial aid programs. Based on your eligibility, you may have access to the following sources of funding:
HOW TO APPLY
Leadership Scholarship applicants will complete a scholarship application as part of your graduate school application.
The only form you need to complete for an Affordability Scholarship is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete the FAFSA online for free. The Erikson code for the FAFSA is G 35103. You must have an FSA ID to complete your Renewal FAFSA on the Web. If you do not have an FSA ID, you may create one online .
Hear from our financial aid office on how they can help make your graduate education more affordable with scholarships, grants, and loans.
If you are awarded a scholarship, we promise to spell out in writing the amount of scholarship funding you will receive for each year that you are enrolled in your program. And there is no work or service requirement attached to our scholarship awards.
If receiving federal student loans, complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and loan entrance counseling online at studentaid.gov.