Explore Scholarship & Fellowship Options
Master's in Athletic Training Scholarship
Lasell University is offering a $5250 scholarship to students that enroll now for a July 2022 start. Apply now for the MS in Athletic Training program, let your enrollment counselor know you are interested in the scholarship and you will automatically be considered.
Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to be eligible and must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA through the program to keep the scholarship.
Master's in Moderate Disabilities Full Scholarship
Lasell University and UMASS Lowell have collaborated to create unique interdisciplinary graduate programs to prepare professionals to meet the special education needs of K-8 students with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. As part of a grant, FULL SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded to a cohort of 24 graduate students. We are looking for 12 students from each institution to start for Fall 2022. Learn more.
Special Education Scholarships
This grant provides 4 students with a full 1-year education scholarship. This scholarship grant is done in collaboration with UMASS Lowell.
You can pick your specialized path:
- Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities with licensure in PreK - 8th grade - Lasell University
- Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism - University of Massachusetts Lowell
For more details click here.
Refer-a-Friend and You Both Get $750
Do you have someone in mind who also might benefit from a master's program? Recommend a person to our graduate program and you and your friend will get $750 off your first graduate class.
Simply fill out the form with your information and the information of a friend or a colleague. The person you recommend will receive an email from us with information about Lasell and our master's programs. When they respond, an enrollment counselor will contact them to find out how we can help them to achieve their academic goals.
- Get $750 off your next for-credit graduate class
- Pass the savings along to your friend - they get $750 off their first class
- Access to high-quality education - all 45+ programs are accredited regionally and nationally
Note: Undergraduate students do not qualify for the graduate referral offer.
Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program Fellowships & Scholarships
The Kurt Brown Fellowship
Through the generous support of Laure-Anne Bosselaar (wife of the late Kurt Brown) and family, Lee Hope, and the Solstice Institute, the Solstice MFA Program is able to award The Kurt Brown Fellowship to support an incoming student of diverse background or experience who also demonstrates financial need. The Fellowship provides a $1,500 tuition discount to a first-semester student who begins the program during the summer residency/fall semester.
Writers of all genres are welcome to apply. The Kurt Brown Fellowship especially seeks to support individuals from cultural, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds who otherwise might not be adequately represented in the program. If you wish to be considered for this Fellowship, please include with your complete application a brief (1 – 2 pages, typed, double-spaced) essay explaining how you meet the Fellowship’s criteria (above) and why the Fellowship would meaningfully support your pursuit of a degree in the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program. The Fellowship is awarded based on the applicant’s writing sample, their 1-2 page essay, and financial need demonstrated by way of a FAFSA* form.
*Get more information about the FAFSA form.
The Francis L. Toner Fellowship for Veterans
Established by Solstice MFA Program student Mark Jednaszewski, the Francis L. Toner Fellowship for Veterans honors the memory of LTJG Toner, USN, who in 2011 was awarded the Silver Star (posthumously) for his service, gallantry, and self-sacrifice on behalf of his fellow officers in Afghanistan. The Fellowship provides either a $1,000 tuition waiver toward the recipient’s first semester or free room & board on campus for his/her first year in the Solstice MFA Program. (Take a look at Lt. Toner’s Silver Star citation.)
The Monica Hand Fellowship for Nontraditional Students
Established by Solstice MFA Program graduate Ann Breidenbach, the Monica Hand Fellowship for Nontraditional Students honors the memory of its namesake poet, playwright, and scholar, who ramped up her writing career after working for the U.S. Postal Service for 32 years. The award of a $1,000 tuition discount will be given to a first-semester student age 40 or older who begins the program during the winter residency/spring or summer/fall semester. Writers of all genres are welcome to apply. Applicants who wish to be considered should submit the general application form and indicate interest in this fellowship.
Thanks to the generous support of our underwriters, Solstice offers four genre-based fellowships for students entering the program in winter/spring:
- The Martin B. Bernstein Poetry Fellowship
- The Dennis Lehane Fiction Fellowship
- The Michael Steinberg Creative Nonfiction Fellowship
- The Jacqueline Woodson Fellowship for a Young People’s Writer of African or Caribbean Descent
Applicants who wish to be considered for a genre fellowship should submit the general application form and indicate interest by checking the appropriate box.
Fellowship Deadlines for Summer 2022
Applicants who wish to be considered for the Monica Hand Fellowship for Nontraditional Students, Francis L. Toner Fellowship for Veterans, or Kurt Brown Fellowship for Diverse Voices should submit the general application form (check the appropriate box on the form) by May 2, 2022. Please note that the Kurt Brown Fellowship application requires a short essay.
Fellowship Deadlines for Winter 2023
Applicants who wish to be considered for the Michael Steinberg Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction, The Jacqueline Woodson Fellowship for a Young People’s Writer of African or Caribbean Descent, The Martin B. Bernstein Fellowship for Poetry, or the Dennis Lehane Fellowship for Fiction should submit the general application form by Monday, October 24, 2022.
Solstice Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing: Writers Helping Writers Scholarship
Writers Helping Writers Scholarships are funded with help from Solstice Program alumni. Writers who successfully apply to Lasell’s Solstice MFA Program and who demonstrate financial need are eligible for a Writers Helping Writers Scholarship. Scholarship recipients receive a total of $4,000, allotted in $1,000 increments, one per semester for four semesters (not including the fifth, graduating residency). Scholarships are awarded as a tuition discount applied directly to your bill. Eligibility is determined via students’ FAFSA forms, which must show an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $1,500 or less. It is highly recommended that WHW Scholarship hopefuls apply early, as scholarships are awarded during each application period until funds are depleted.