Scholarships


The Chicago School is committed to enrolling a diverse and outstanding class; as such we offer several scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for the upcoming academic year. In support of this effort, the following scholarships are awarded based on a variety of criteria including, but not limited, to financial need, academic excellence, mission based, and community involvement and service. 

Should you have any questions, contact us at admissions@thechicagoschool.edu or 800.721.8072.

Scholarship Remarks

  • Candidates must have applied for admissions to The Chicago School by the application deadline.
  • Candidates are reviewed automatically and scholarships are generally awarded at the time of acceptance.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain full-time academic status, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for the Dean's Scholarships, a cumulative GPA of 3.2 for the President's Scholarship, a cumulative GPA of 3.5 for the Merit Scholarship, and satisfactory academic progress to remain eligible.
  • Awards are disbursed over two semesters in equal installments and applied directly to the recipient's account in the second week of the term. 
  • In addition to meeting the minimum individual scholarship criteria outlined below, awards are limited and based on a holistic review of the candidate's admissions application.  

Merit Scholarship

Recipients of the Merit Scholarship are selected based on their excellent academic achievement. To be eligible for consideration applicants must be applying to our on-campus programs and fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be a new incoming student
  • Be a domestic student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or a combined GRE score of 1300 (test taken prior to August 1, 2011), or a combined GRE score of 314 (test taken on or after August 1, 2011)

Award Amount: up to $10,000
(Renewable up to three years for full-time five year degree programs and up to two years for full-time programs that are four or less years in length)

President's Scholarship

Recipients of the President's Scholarship are selected based on their academic promise and dedication to The Chicago School Mission - commitment to diversity and community service. To be eligible for consideration applicants must fulfill the following criteria: 

  • Be a new incoming student
  • Be a domestic student
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.30 or higher for post-bachelor's programs 
  • Have a graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher for post-master's programs

Award Amount: up to $7,000 (Non-renewable)

Dean's Scholarship

Recipients of the Dean's Scholarship are selected based on their past dedication and anticipated future contributions to service, academic excellence, and The Chicago School. To be eligible for consideration applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be a new incoming student
  • Demonstrated prior service contributions, academic excellence, and achievements

Award Amount: up to $5,000 (Non-renewable)

Global Impact Scholarship

Recipients of the Global Impact Scholarship are international students selected based on an essay submission, which shares their story of the journey from their home country to The Chicago School and how their education will help them impact the field of psychology.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be new or returning international students and enrolled to an on-campus program. For additional questions, please email international@thechicagoschool.edu.

Award Amount: $1,000 (Non-renewable)

 

Legal Disclaimer:  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is under no obligation to provide any scholarship to any student, and all scholarship awards are subject to funding availability. While scholarship candidates are reviewed automatically upon the submission of a completed application for admission to The Chicago School, the submission of a completed admissions application does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded, nor does it indicate an offer of admission to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Neither the applicant nor the applicant's parents or guardians shall have any legal or  equitable  recourse  against  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology  concerning  any  scholarship  offer or  scholarship  award. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is not liable for any expenses incurred in connection with the scholarship award process. Scholarship award decisions are final and are made after the admission review process is complete and an offer of admission has been extended.