Merit Scholarships and Ignatius Awards

2018-19 Merit- Based Scholarships

Merit-Based scholarships are awarded to M.A.T., M.A., and M.Ed. students based on prior academic excellence. 

Program Number of Awards Available
Award Details 
 Master of Arts in Teaching
One Year Full Time Program
 5 (SU18 applicants)  $7,500 ($2,500 per semester SU18, FA18, SP19)  Feb. 15th 
 School Counseling (M.Ed./M.A.) 3 (FA18 applicants only) $10,000 ($2,500 per semester FA18, SP19, FA19, SU20) Feb. 15th 
 Kodaly Music Education 5 (SU18 applicants) $2,000 for SU18  Apr. 1st 
Montessori Education
Washington Montessori Institute 
 5  $7,500 ($3,750 per semester FA18 and SP19)  
 Post-AMI Diploma M.Ed.  5  $3,000 ($1,000 per semester for SU18, FA18, and SP19) Jan. 15th 

2018-19 Ignatius Awards

Grants are awarded to M.A.T.,  M.A., M.Ed. students based on dedication to Jesuit mission and potential for success in the program.

Program Number of Awards  Award Details Deadline
 Master of Arts in Teaching 
One Year Full Time Program
 2 $4,500 ($1,500 per semester for SU18, FA18, and SP19) Feb. 15th  
 Master of Arts in Teaching
Urban Scholars
 4  $4,000 ($2,000 per semester for FA18 and SP19)  
 School Counseling (M.Ed./M.A.) 5 $4,000 ($2,000 per semester for FA18 and SP19) Feb. 15th  

Archdiocese of Baltimore- Catholic School Award

Loyola University Maryland's School of Education offers a limited number of scholarships each semester to teachers and administrators in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Applicants must complete the scholarship application each semester before registration to be eligible for the award.

Please send your completed application form to Mrs. Jo Ann Smoot at 

How to apply:

All applicants in our non cohort program are considered for merit-based scholarships and Ignatius grants. A separate application is not required. Please submit completed program application, and all supplemental documents, to the Office of Graduation Admission by the application deadline.

Award Notification:

Award recipients will be notified at the time of admission. 

For more information, please contact:


Mechelle Palmer
Senior Associate Director of Graduate Admission
Office of Graduate Admission

Curriculum & Instruction, School Counseling and M.A.T.

Office of Graduate Admission
1-800-221-9107, ext. 5020