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The Office of Adult Student Affairs is pleased to announce their Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This program is designed to assist the growing number of adult learners who are returning to school. Adult undergraduates (24+ years of age), graduate, professional, military veteran students, and students with children (regardless of age) are eligible to apply to the applicable scholarship.
One Adult Undergraduates (24+ or a veteran) and One Graduate/Profession Students will be chosen from their respective applicant pools in Summer Quarter for the following academic year (2019-2020). The Undergraduate award is $3,000 and the Graduate Student award is $3,000. These awards are not renewable and recipients of the scholarships cannot apply for another Adult Student Affairs Scholarship in the same academic year. Deadlines for both scholarships for entire academic year are updated in Scholarship Connect system.
Quarterly Adult Student Affairs will award the Students with Children Scholarship. Open to any undergraduate student and awarding 1 $2,000 award each quarter (Fall, Winter, Spring), this award is open to any student meeting criteria below who also has dependent children under 18 that reside in the same household. Deadlines are up to date in the Scholarship Connect System.
Recipients of the scholarship have the option of having the funds applied to their tuition or towards a DePaul University sponsored Study Abroad trip for the quarter in which they are awarded the scholarship. Certain conditions and expectations exist associated with each scholarship. Please read more in Scholarship Connect. Students awarded the scholarship must be enrolled at least half time or registered for the study abroad trip in the term for the quarter in which they are awarded the scholarship. Current financial aid packages may be adjusted when the scholarships are applied.
To be eligible for the scholarship program, you must:
Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
See each scholarships unique deadline dates in Scholarship Connect.
The Professional Development Fund allows adult undergraduate students to apply for partial or full funding of professional organizations, associations, conference attendance, seminars, etc.
Travel is not covered.
The Office of Adult Student Affairs welcomes applications from adult undergraduate students (any undergrad student 24+ years of age or older, all military veterans, and students with children) to be considered as a recipient of the Professional Development Fund. This fund is intended to encourage student professional development and networking through attendance or active participation at academic or professional meetings or conferences by helping adult students defray the costs associated with these activities. Awards are allocated on a rolling basis until all funds are distributed.
You must be a current student in good academic standing and an active and committed member of the DePaul extracurricular community through student organizations on campus to be eligible for this fund. Membership is determined by your participation in meetings, events and in social networks.
The Fund will support student participation in a meeting or conference of a professional association related to his/her career objective. Participation can include presentation of scholarly work, or active participation in a poster session, annual conference, or career expo. Funds DO NOT cover travel (hotel, mileage, airfare) or membership to on-campus organizations or honor societies.
Expenses that may be covered by the fund include:
Grantees will be expected to adhere to the following guidelines:
This quarterly scholarship is open to any undergraduate student and awards a $2,000 award each quarter (Fall, Winter, Spring). This award is open to any student meeting criteria below who also has dependent children under 18 that reside in the same household.
Where to Apply:
Applications for all Adult Student Affairs scholarships can be found at Scholarship Connect.
Deadlines by Quarter:
Adult, Veteran and Commuter Student Affairs can answer all of your questions about adult student financial rewards. If you have any questions please click below to view our contact information.