Educational Leadership

  • Doctor of Education in Leadership
  • School Counseling
  • Student Affairs Administration

Scholarships for 2022-2023 will become available in early 2022

Scholarship Application Process

The School Counseling, Student Affairs Administration, and Doctor of Education in Leadership programs award scholarships of varying amounts to Individuals based on their application and financial need.

In addition, the School Counseling and Doctor of Education in Leadership programs offer several scholarships of varying amounts to Individuals who are from ethnic minority background and/or have demonstrated significant commitment to serving diverse populations. Facility in a second language is desirable and financial need is considered. Students admitted to School Counseling or Doctorate of Education in Leadership degree programs will be invited to apply for the scholarships.

Doctor of Education in Leadership Diversity Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to incoming and continuing doctoral students. These scholarships address the critical need for increasing the diversity of our student body and supporting traditionally marginalized groups. Those who have demonstrated significant commitment to promoting social justice and equity through PK-20 education and serving under-served student populations are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or ORSAA (Oregon Student Aid Application.) 

  • Scholarship Application requirements: 
  • New, incoming EdD applicants must submit a one-page statement that describes his/her/their qualifications and interest in receiving scholarship assistance. Submit the scholarship essay to the graduate admissions office.
  • Applicants must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Go to Tuition and Financial Aid page for helpful links to the Financial Aid Office website
  • Undocumented Oregon residents should complete the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA).

Graduate Assistantships

Lewis & Clark offers graduate assistant positions every year to provide students the opportunity to combine theory and practice. Currently enrolled Student Affairs Administration students and applicants to that program are eligible to apply and given priority. The graduate assistant position in the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is also open to students in the following programs: Art Therapy; Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy; Professional Mental Health Counseling; Professional Mental Health Counseling - Addictions.

Additional Scholarship Information

External Scholarships
Lewis & Clark’s Financial Aid Office web site includes information about external scholarship opportunities.

Immigrants Rising 2018-2019
List of graduate scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency.

Scholarship Search sites
There are scholarship sites which are worth exploring for additional options  The Financial Aid Office’s Online Scholarship Resources page lists several Internet resources including online scholarship search engines, scholarship foundation websites, and general information about scholarships and financial aid.