Financial assistance is available to degree-seeking students enrolled from half to full time in the MAL program. Two full-credit courses per term is considered full time and one course per term is considered half time.
You may be eligible for financial aid including state and federal loans or grants. If your employer provides tuition assistance, you can participate in Augsburg’s employer tuition reimbursement program.
Students must take 11 courses to complete the MA Leadership program and are billed at a cost per credit rate. For additional information on financial aid or tuition grant programs, visit the Student Financial Services page.
ALUMNI TUITION GRANT
Students who received their bachelor’s degree from Augsburg University and return to Augsburg as either an Adult Undergraduate or Graduate student are eligible to receive a grant. Please make sure your admissions counselor is aware that you are an Augsburg graduate. The grant amount for the academic year for graduate programs is $80.00/credit. Grants and/or discounts are not stackable. For more information, visit Payment Plans and Discounts.
AMERICORPS/LUTHERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS TUITION GRANT
Augsburg offers a tuition grant for students who have served with AmeriCorps. The grant amount for the academic year for graduate programs is $80.00/credit. Grants and/or discounts are not stackable.
AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIPS
American Indian students who meet federal, state, or tribal requirements may apply for special scholarships. For more information, please contact Augsburg’s American Indian Student Services Program Director at 612-330-1144 email@example.com.
LEGACY TUITION GRANT
Student’s who have had parents, grandparents, siblings or a spouse who received their degree from Augsburg University are eligible for this grant. The grant amount for the for graduate programs is $80.00 off per credit. This grant is made available to students at the time of their admission only and may not be used concurrently with any other institutional scholarship or grant program.
MILITARY TUITION GRANT
Individuals who are serving or have served qualify for discounted tuition. The grant amount for the academic year for graduate programs is $80.00/credit. Grants and/or discounts are not stackable.
PARENT TUITION GRANT
Students who have a child who is currently attending Augsburg University are eligible to receive a grant. The grant continues for the parent/guardian until the parent/guardian graduates. The graduation timeline for the child has no impact on the grant continuing for the parent/guardian. The grant amount for graduate programs is $80.00 off per credit.
Students who are employed by one of Augsburg’s partner organizations at the point of admission or once in the program receive a tuition grant of $80 per credit for the entire program. Learn more about the Partnership grant, and see a list of our partner organizations.
PARTNERSHIP REFERRAL TUITION GRANT
Student’s who have a referral from someone that could have qualified for a partnership grant (ex: spouse that works at Wells Fargo) are eligible for this grant. The grant amount for graduate programs is $80.00 off per credit. This grant is made available to students at the time of their admission only and may not be used concurrently with any other institutional scholarship or grant program.
Inclusion Excellence Scholarship
Aimed to reduce financial barriers to graduate education for BIPOC identifying students, historically under-represented students, first generation college students, and/or those with the greatest financial need.
Open Date: The scholarship application will be available via your application portal on May 1, 2024.
Deadline to apply: June 1st (Priority Deadline), June 30th (Final Deadline)
- Racialized lived experience as someone who identifies with backgrounds historically excluded from and underrepresented in college education and career paths.
- First generation college graduate (neither parent/guardian having completed a baccalaureate degree).
- Other lived experiences historically underrepresented and/or marginalized within graduate education including but not limited to the following:
- Holding DACA, TPS, refugee, or asylee status
- Having a gender and/or sexual orientation identity historically underrepresented in the applicant’s profession
- Individuals with a disability