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Grants and Scholarships

Institutional Scholarships

The School of Education offers a limited number of institutional scholarships, program and need-based, to students each year. School scholarship review committees give priority consideration to students with demonstrated financial need who are not receiving other tuition support. For information on the types of scholarships offered, please click here.

To Apply for Institutional Scholarships:

Complete the 2017-18 Planned Enrollment Form. This link takes you to JHU's Self-Service portal to complete your request on the Net Partner application.

Complete the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must include the Federal School Code of E00475 on your FAFSA. Your FSA ID is required to sign your FAFSA electronically. You can obtain an FSA ID at We recommend you file the FAFSA on the Web, since it takes the federal government approximately 4 weeks to process the paper FAFSA.

If you wish to be considered for institutional scholarships, please see the Scholarships web page for details.

Federal and State Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps Education Award: The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received by individuals who complete terms of national service in approved AmeriCorps programs.  Please visit the AmeriCorps website for more information.

TEACH Grant: Students who intend to teach in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families may wish to consider applying for the Federal TEACH Grant. Information on award amounts and sequestration go to

Maryland Scholarships: Maryland residents may be considered for legislative scholarships and Educational Assistance Awards. See the Maryland Higher Education Commission website for details.

Washington DC Tuition Assistance Grants: Residents of the District of Columbia may be eligible for the DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program. See the DC State Superintendent of Education website for more information.

Private Grants and Scholarships

Sources of aid are available from private institutions, such as cultural groups and professional organizations. Students are encouraged to research and contact outside scholarship sources directly. We recommend visiting the scholarship search engines listed below for more information on financial aid sources.

In addition, the School of Education maintains a list of External Funding Opportunities that we recommend using in your search for outside funding. Please note that students must report all outside awards to the Office of Financial Aid. These awards are taken into consideration when determining the amount of federal, state, and institutional aid for which you may be eligible.

Scholarship search engines:

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Financial Aid Office
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P: (410) 516-9808
F: (410) 516-9799