Scholarship and Articulation Agreements
Union Institute & University has partnered with several organizations and institutions in furthering its mission and vision to provide accessible education. Please see the list below of current articulation agreements to determine if you are eligible for tuition discounts or scholarships afforded through these agreements. View complete list of articulation agreements.
UI&U Scholarships for Veterans and Active Duty Military, National Guard/Reserves
Union Institute & University is proud to offer the following scholarships to our veterans and active duty military members including National Guard/Reservists. Scholarships are also available to spouses and dependents.
Scholarships Available for Doctoral Students
The doctoral scholarship application process occurs in the fall of each academic year. The award process is highly selective and based on academic merit. Doctoral scholarship awards are funded by institutional support and the following endowed funds:
Doctoral Scholarship Application
The Doctoral Scholarship Application must be completed and submitted no later than October 18, 2013.
The Bates Fund for Social Activists: The recipient must be over 30 years of age, committed to life as a change agent, and have a history and track record of effectively working toward social change. The recipient’s academic work must add to the body of knowledge about social change, document the history of a particular social movement, or advance a particular social change goal.
The Fontaine Maury Belford Scholarship Fund: The recipient must demonstrate innovative and/or ground-breaking work in his or her chosen field of study; application of the principles of interdisciplinary; an appreciation of high academic quality; and an understanding of how his or her academic work will help the student take better charge of his or her life.
The Robert T. Conley Scholarship Fund: The recipient must be pursuing a Doctor of Education in educational leadership, having demonstrated exceptional leadership capabilities in the field of higher education leadership either in a college/university setting or local, regional, national, or international higher education area.
The Christine R. Day Business Scholarship Fund: The recipient must be pursuing business-related learning. Financial need is a consideration for this scholarship award.
The John M. Haynes Scholarship Fund: The recipient’s academic focus must be closely related to the study of conflict resolution.
The M.K. and Kamala Mitra Scholarship Fund: The recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and a measurable impact on a given community or society for this scholarship award.
The Daniel J. Ransohoff Scholarship Fund: The recipient’s academic focus must be in the social sciences.
The Agnes Rettig Scholarship Fund: The recipient must have demonstrated financial need and be within the final two terms of completing all of his or her academic requirements for graduation. The recipient must demonstrate personal initiative and creative drive as reflected in his or her academic progress.
The Aaron and Roslyn Wallace Scholarship Fund: The recipient’s academic focus must be in the area of health and/or wellness. The recipient must also demonstrate how he or she would use UI&U alumnus Dr. Aaron Wallace’s dissertation and doctoral work in his or her course of study. (Dr. Wallace’s dissertation, “Systems Science, Healing, and Wellness,” can be found in the UI&U Gary Library dissertation archives)
Karin Blair Fund: Doctoral students who live outside the United States and who are required to attend residencies at Union Institute & University academic centers in the United States may be eligible for travel expense reimbursement through the UI&U Karin Blair Fund. A legitimate need must be demonstrated, and funds are limited and distributed on a funds-available basis. International doctoral students must submit an application prior to attending a Union Institute & University residency in the United States; allow two months for a determination of eligibility and notification. Appropriate travel receipts must be submitted for reimbursement.
Scholarship, Grant, and Fellowship Database
UI&U Admissions staff has compiled an extensive list of external scholarships, grants, and fellowships that are available to many master’s and doctoral students at Union. This database is meant to serve as a reference tool to aid you in your search efforts. Union Institute & University does not endorse or claim affiliation with the following agencies in any way.
View the database here