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Earn a Scholarship for Your Online Graduate Degree

Benedictine University is proud to announce new scholarships* for students in their online graduate programs. The Alumni Scholarship is designed to reward adult learners for their hard work and dedication to earning an advanced degree while maintaining the balance of work, school, and life commitments. The Partnership Tuition Discount, Alumni Discount, Government Scholarship, Military Scholarship, and Not-for-Profit Scholarship offer additional savings on tuition to those who qualify.

Does Your Program Qualify?

Currently, all online graduate programs qualify for any of the scholarship awards. This includes:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • MS in Management and Organizational Behavior (MSMOB)
  • Dual MPH/MBA
  • Dual MSN/MBA
  • Dual MPH/MSMOB

Government Scholarship — 5% Off

If you are currently employed by a state or federal agency, you may be eligible to receive 5% off your total tuition. The Government Scholarship is available to qualifying students who provide proof of their government employment on official letterhead. Annual renewal is required. To learn more and find out if you qualify, submit a request for information.

Military Scholarship — 10% Off

Benedictine University shows its gratitude to our service members by offering the Military Scholarship. This scholarship awards 10% off tuition to students who are currently serving in or are veterans of a branch of the U.S. military. To qualify, you'll need to provide a copy of your DD214 or official confirmation of your military status. Learn more about the Military Scholarship by submitting a request for information.

Not-for-Profit Scholarship — 5% Off

Students who currently work for a not-for-profit institution or organization may earn their degrees for a reduced price. With the Not-for-Profit Scholarship, qualifying students save 5% off their total tuition. To qualify, you must provide proof of employment on official company letterhead as well as proof of your employer's non-profit status. Annual renewal is required; request more information to find out if you're eligible.

Partnership Tuition Discount

Select organizations are working with Benedictine University to ensure you can advance your education and career in an affordable, timely way. If your employer is in a partnership with Benedictine University, you may be eligible for a 25% discount on your tuition for online programs.*** Speak with your employer or enrollment counselor to determine if your employer is a partner of Benedictine.

Alumni Discount

If you graduated from Benedictine University and are looking to return, you may be eligible for a 25% alumni discount on your tuition for online programs.***

Scholarships for MSN Candidates Only 

The Westlake Foundation Scholarship 

The Westlake Foundation Scholarship (WFS) provides financial support for prospective students to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through the RN to BSN, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs at Benedictine University. Benedictine is classified as an institution serving under-resourced populations and as such, we expect to enhance recruitment of a diverse student population and first-generation college students who will benefit from the Scholarship.

All students admitted and enrolled into a Benedictine University Nursing program for the 2023-2024 academic year are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Eligible applicants will receive the one-time award to be utilized throughout their coursework. Scholarship amounts will vary based upon meeting the eligibility criteria.

Connect with an academic advisor to learn more about scholarship requirements and qualifications. 

Get Started Now!

Benedictine University knows first-hand that your new knowledge, skills and experience can make a difference in advancing your career. We welcome adult learners to our online education opportunities, and are excited to support your efforts with these scholarships. Learn more about these awards when you calll (866) 295-3104 or request more information.

*Terms and conditions apply. The student must meet all scholarship eligibility criteria as stated on the Alumni Scholarship and Graduate Merit Scholarship Terms and Conditions. Offer is Non-Transferable: Alumni scholarship can only be applied toward tuition. Cannot be redeemed for cash, goods or other services, nor can it be applied to another student or degree program. Tuition discounts cannot be combined as there are no dual discounts.

**Graduate Scholarship Terms and Conditions: New graduate students must meet all scholarship criteria as stated and be newly enrolled in a master's degree program for the 2022-2023 academic year in order to be eligible. Your scholarship will not be processed until this application is received and eligibility is confirmed prior to the first day of instruction. Offer is Non-Transferable: Graduate scholarships can only be applied toward tuition. It cannot be redeemed for cash, goods or other services, nor can it be applied to another student or degree program or non-degree seeking program. Any of the above scholarships may be combined, up to a maximum discount of 25%; tuition discounts from employer alliances, chamber discounts or reduced tuition degree programs may not be combined with the above scholarships. Benedictine University reserves the right to approve or deny scholarships for any reason. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and are subject to change at any time.  

Benedictine University reserves the right to approve or deny scholarship for any reason.

Alumni Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Graduate Merit Scholarship Terms and Conditions

***This tuition discount applies only to Benedictine University online programs and cannot be combined with other tuition discounts or institutional scholarships. This discount is for tuition only and does not apply to any associated fees. The tuition discount availability and/or amount may vary by program. To confirm tuition discounts and program details, please consult a program manager at onlinedegrees@ben.edu. Information presented may be revised without notice.

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