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Special Scholarship Offer for Drexel University's Class of 2020

Drexel University School of Education

May 27, 2020

To support our graduating undergraduate seniors during a challenging economy and job market brought on by COVID-19, Drexel University is offering a one-time scholarship opportunity. 

Any Drexel undergraduate senior, on campus or online, who is graduating in the 2019-2020 Academic Year (Fall 2019 through Summer 2020) will be eligible for a scholarship covering 50 percent of the tuition cost (excluding fees) for any participating Drexel graduate program. 

Undergraduate seniors will need to apply and be accepted to participating Drexel graduate programs to be eligible for the scholarship. Please note that some graduate programs may cap enrollments based on capacity.


To be eligible for the Drexel Undergraduate Class of 2020 Scholarship opportunity, students must meet the following criteria (note that some programs may set additional criteria): 

  • Be a Drexel senior graduating in the 2019-2020 Academic Year (Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020
  • Submit a completed application, meet all admissions criteria and be accepted into a participating Drexel graduate program 
  • Begin graduate program in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Winter 2021
  • Maintain good academic standing (minimum 3.00 term and cumulative GPA)
  • Complete the program within 36 months of initial term of enrollment.  

Participating School of Education Graduate Degree Programs

Note: Any student who has already received a Drexel scholarship toward a participating School of Education graduate program will receive an increase to cover 50% of the program tuition cost, excluding fees.

Scholarship Details

  • Covers 50 percent of the tuition charges, excluding fees
  • May not be combined with any other Drexel-sponsored scholarships, discounts or funding*
  • Recipients may not transition into a PhD or doctoral program before completing the eligible master's degree program
  • Effective through the lifecycle of the eligible graduate program up to 36 months from the initial term of acceptance/enrollment
  • All terms completed after 36 months will be charged at the full tuition rate

*Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 4.5 credits to be eligible for federal financial aid.

Admissions Criteria for School of Education Programs

Please check each program’s admission requirements. Each program generally requires the following:

  • Personal Statement: Includes how you plan to use this degree in your future career. 
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts: Admissions will automatically pull transcripts on behalf of the student.

Application Deadlines for School of Education Programs

  • Summer Term Start: June 10 
  • Fall Term Start: August 24

For questions about the scholarship, please contact Shelley Kimmel Dutka at For questions about the School of Education’s graduate programs, please contact Jaclyn Aldworth at

Apply at: