Grants & Scholarships

In addition to various grant opportunities, the Johns Hopkins School of Education offers a limited number of partial, need-based institutional scholarships each year. 

Institutional Scholarships

Through the generosity of our donors, our endowed scholarship awards range on average from $500 to $1,500 per semester and are applied to tuition expenses beginning in the fall semester.

Faculty committees select the award recipients based on criteria established by the donor.

Please note that the following students and groups are not eligible to receive endowed scholarships:

  • International students (non-U.S. citizens and those without eligible non-citizen status)
  • Students enrolled in Teach for America, TNTP, or Urban Teachers program cohorts

The endowed scholarship application and award process is closed for the 2022-23 academic year.

The scholarship application will open on Oct. 1, 2022, to begin accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year.

About Institutional Scholarships

  • Scholarship awards are granted to candidates who are offered full admission to the SOE and are currently enrolled students, who are registered in a minimum of 4.5 credits, and who meet satisfactory academic and student conduct standards as defined by the academic catalog and/or the student’s program of study.
  • Scholarship awards are not transferable from one academic year to the next. Awards are determined each academic year and scholarships are not automatically renewed from year to year. Students must submit a scholarship application for each year enrolled, along with a FAFSA form and SOE planned enrollment form, to be considered for scholarship aid.
  • Scholarship awards do not cover dropped courses. Any scholarship applied to a dropped course will be reversed, at which point any outstanding course charges/tuition liability will have to be paid through another source.
  • Should any revisions to your scholarship amount take place over the course of the academic year, you will receive an updated Financial Aid Award Letter.
  • SOE reserves the right to change without notice any programs, policies, and requirements related to institutional scholarships.
  • SOE Endowed Scholarships are not awarded in the summer term.
  • All SOE Endowed Scholarship recipients are required to write and submit a thank-you letter to the scholarship donor.
  • There are some circumstances in which a scholarship award may not be valid:
    • If you transfer to a different program within the SOE.
    • If you defer your enrollment to a future semester or academic year.
    • If you do not enroll in the term for which you have been admitted.
    • If you receive a scholarship from an external funding source or if proof of need based on assets and income listed on the FAFSA does not meet the criteria of need.
    • If you do not meet satisfactory academic or student conduct standards.

Federal & States Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps Education Awards
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 Grants
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. Students interested in applying for the TEACH Grant are required to submit the School of Education Request for Federal TEACH Grant to their academic advisor for approval.

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

Washington, D.C. 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.

Please note, to be eligible for federal and state aid, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal education loan
  • Not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid (such as grants, loans, or work-study)
  • Be admitted prior to the first day of classes for the semester in which you receive aid; students admitted in mid-term will become eligible for federal aid the following semester

Private Grants & Scholarships

Sources of aid are also 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.

Contact Information

Johns Hopkins University
School of Education
Financial Aid Office
2800 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone: 410-516-9808

Office Hours
M to F | 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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