Scholarships & Assistantships

The scholarships and assistantships described below are available only for the master's degree program. For more information or to apply, feel free to contact us at 765-677-2995 or cindy.holloway@indwes.edu. For more information on tuition costs, financial aid, and loans, visit the Tuition & Financial Aid page.

IWU-Graduate Counseling Scholarships

An undergraduate student from Indiana Wesleyan University who has been accepted as a full-time student (9 - 12 credit hours) and begins coursework within one year after graduation from IWU will qualify for $1,000 each year ($500 per semester). This is a renewable scholarship requiring the applicant to maintain a 3.25 GPA, remain a full-time student, and continue as a student in good standing throughout the Graduate Counseling program.

Academic Scholarships

Applicants planning to enroll as full-time students (9 - 12 credit hours) in the Graduate Counseling program may qualify for $1,000 each semester. Two new awards will be made yearly. This is a competitive scholarship requiring an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5. Decisions will be based on evidence of academic scholarship, a written statement of professional goals, evidence of research experience, a written statement of faith, and written recommendations. Graduate Record Exam quantitative and verbal scores will also be considered. Continued eligibility is possible by maintaining a 3.5 GPA, remaining at full-time student status, and continuing as a student in good standing throughout the graduate program.

Servant Leadership Scholarships

Applicants planning to enroll as full-time students (9 - 12 credit hours) in the Graduate Counseling program may qualify for $1,000 each semester. Two new awards will be made yearly. This is a competitive scholarship requiring an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25. Applicants should be able to show evidence of exceptional skills in and a passion for the field of counseling. Decisions will be based on evidence of experience in the field of counseling, a written statement of professional goals, a written statement of faith, and written recommendations. Continued eligibility is possible by maintaining a 3.25 GPA, remaining at full-time student status, and continuing as a student in good standing throughout the graduate program.

Clinic Graduate Assistantship

Applicants planning to enroll as full-time students (9 - 12 credit hours) in the Graduate Counseling program may qualify for a one-half tuition grant, to be awarded to one student per year at each campus. The assistantship requires 15 hours per week to be served in the Graduate Counseling Clinic as a research assistant to the counseling faculty. This is a competitive scholarship requiring the applicant to have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25. Decisions will be based on writing and computer skills and an understanding of research design and statistics. Applicants must also submit a written statement of faith and written recommendations.

Research Assistantship

Applicants planning to enroll as full-time students (9 - 12 credit hours) to the Graduate Counseling program may qualify for a one-half tuition grant, to be awarded to one student per year at each campus. The research assistantship requires 15 hours per week to be served in the Graduate Counseling Clinic as a research assistant to the counseling faculty. This is a competitive scholarship requiring the applicant to have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25. Decisions will be based on writing and computer skills and an understanding of research design and statistics. Applicants must also submit a written statement of faith and supply (1) written recommendation from a professor, if possible.

Printable Scholarship Application Packet (.pdf)

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