You can afford to pursue your future

Going back to school shouldn’t be a financial burden. At Strayer University, we have resources and scholarships to help save you money on a game-changing degree.


Ready to take the next step in your education? We’re offering a $3K scholarship for new and returning students to get a jump start on earning a master’s degree. Find your area of interest, enroll in an eligible master’s program by Oct. 1, 2019, and connect with a Strayer Advising Officer to apply for the scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements


In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be a new or readmitted student registering for the Fall 2019 term for any eligible Strayer University graduate program.

Enrolled students of the Cheddar MBA program are eligible, but not those in the JWMI program. Those currently employed by the university or a member of the household of a Strayer University employee are not eligible.

Additional eligibility rules:

  • You must post attendance in the Fall 2019 term.
  • You must meet all Strayer University admissions requirements by program.
  • You must be in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or greater).
  • You must be in good financial standing with the University ($0 past due balance).
  • Scholarship cannot be applied with any other scholarship/tuition discount except corporate alliances.
  • Scholarship will be applied as three disbursements of $1,000 during the students third, fourth, and fifth quarters as long as the student is still in attendance.
  • Scholarship applies to course tuition only. All other books and fees must be paid with a separate method of payment.
  • No refunds will be issued on unused scholarship amounts.

This scholarship does not include any Strayer University Graduate programs offered through Degrees@work or Verizon Onsite.

Students may only take one quarter off during the eligibility and award period. If a student takes a term off during the award period, their scholarship value for that term will not be forfeited but will be held over to the next term. Students will forfeit any remaining value of the scholarship if they take off more than one quarter during the eligibility and award period. Eligibility period is defined as the period of time before the scholarship is actually awarded. Award period is defined as the terms during which the scholarship is actually disbursed.


Current Strayer students and alumni can refer a family member to Strayer. The person being referred (not the person making the referral) will qualify for a $500 scholarship good for the Fall 2019 academic term on all bachelor’s and master’s programs.

Plus, bachelor’s students:

  • Receive a laptop (preloaded with Microsoft Office) to help you with your studies.
  • Earn Graduation Fund credits: for every three classes you complete, you’ll earn one class to use at the end of your bachelor’s degree program.

Eligibility Requirements


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All current Strayer students, alumni, and all other students who have taken a class within the past 12 months are eligible to refer one (1) family member to Strayer University. The referred student will receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship good for the Fall 2019 academic term only. The referred student must be a New or Readmit student registering for any Strayer University program in Fall 2019 term and not currently employed by the University. Student, any immediate family member of the student, or household member of the student may not be currently employed by the University, the University’s parent company, or any other subsidiary of the parent company. Referred student must enroll and attend classes in Fall 2019 and the scholarship will be awarded in Winter 2019. Referee must sign an affidavit to acknowledge that the new student is in fact a family member of the Strayer student/alumni . Eligible family members are limited to: Grandparents, Parents, Children, Siblings, Spouse (inclusive of step-). This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship/tuition discount. Eligible programs include all Strayer University programs. This scholarship does not include NYCDA, Degrees@work, or Verizon Onsite. SU affiliates and parent company are ineligible. A legacy student is defined as a family member of an alumnus, current student, or a former student who completed a class within the last four quarters. The family member cannot be a Strayer University employee. Scholarship applies to course tuition only. All other books and fees are additional. No refund or cash value on unused scholarship dollars.For students whose tuition is billed to an employer or sponsor, the scholarship is applied first to tuition charges and then the sponsor is billed the net tuition amount (to the extent tuition benefits are available). The referred student must meet all Strayer University admissions requirements by program. The referred student (if a readmit) must be in good academic and financial standing with the University ($0 past due balance at the time of enrollment).

Save up to 25% with Strayer's Graduation Fund

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Pass three classes, earn one on us in your last year. The Graduation Fund helps you save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Enrollment is automatic, so you start working toward earning credits as soon as you complete your first class.

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More Programs to Help Make Your Degree Attainable


The Law Enforcement Tuition Assistance Program offers eligible employed police officers, sheriffs, state troopers, rangers or corrections officers who have completed a basic law enforcement training program a tuition rate of $750 per undergraduate course. This is a 48% cost savings against current undergraduate tuition rates. Chat with us and ask your admissions officer for all the details.


AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps and the National Health Services Corps all offer college money in exchange for a service commitment. For more information, visit their sites.


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