University Grants

Alumni Discount:

This $1,000 discount is available to the legal dependents of Suffolk University graduates who enroll full-time in an undergraduate program. Discount is not available to Suffolk University employees who receive tuition remission.

Requires full-time enrollment

Archer Fellow:

This grant is awarded to selected full-time entering freshmen and transfer students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who are designated Archer Fellows. Recipients are selected on the basis of merit, and not all students participating in the program receive a grant. Award amount is $500 per academic year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Stephen A Baker & Co, Inc. Award:

This grant is awarded to an Accounting major completing his/her junior year. Award amount is $1,000 and is applied to senior year tuition. Recipient is selected by a faculty committee on the basis of academic achievement.

Bookstore Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to part-time students enrolled in evening classes. Recipients are selected on the basis of need.

James and Joan Bristol Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a junior accounting major. Recipient is selected by a faculty committee on the basis of academic promise, scholastic achievement, and potential in his/her future profession.

Nelson & Mary Burke Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students from Rhode Island. Recipients are selected on the basis of need.

John P. Chase Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students enrolled in the Frank Sawyer Business School. Recipients are selected on the basis of merit. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

Pvt. Sheldon R. Cohen Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time entering freshman from Chelsea. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Requires full-time enrollment

Community Service Scholarship:

Suffolk is committed to encouraging and rewarding community service and this program is evidence of that commitment. A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded each year to an undergraduate and a graduate student. Recipient will be selected by a committee on the basis of community service involvement and academic standing.

Requires separate application

Connell Scholarship:

This scholarship was established to assist students with a demonstrated need who are residents of Lynn and/or graduates of St. Mary’s Regional High School.

John M. Corcoran Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students. Recipients are selected by a faculty committee on the basis of demonstrated scholastic achievement, with a particular emphasis on SAT scores. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

P. Leo and Helen Corcoran Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students. Recipients are selected by a faculty committee on the basis of demonstrated scholastic achievement, with a particular emphasis on SAT scores. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

Derek Coward Book Award Fund:

This award was established by retired Associate Professor of Marketing and Executive-in-Residence, Derek Coward. The award is given to a student majoring in marketing who has the highest GPA at the end of his/her junior year. The award will be used to help finance the costs of textbooks for the recipient’s senior year.

J.W.S. Cox Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University.

E. William Dandes Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Accounting.

Mio Davis Marketing Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a Marketing major in his/her junior year. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated financial need.

Dean’s Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students. Recipients are selected on the basis of merit. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal. Requires full-time enrollment

Requires full-time enrollment

James E. and Rose E. Doherty Journalism Scholarship:

This scholarship was established to provide support for journalism majors.

Agnes Driscoll Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and merit.

Electrical Engineering Scholars at Suffolk University

This program will provide full scholarships (the cost of tuition and books) to Boston High School students with financial need to study Electrical Engineering. The selection process is competitive. No separate application is required to be considered for this scholarship - all graduates of Boston Public or Boston Community Schools that are residents of Boston who apply to Suffolk University with an intended major of Electrical Engineering will be automatically considered.

Evening Division Student Association (EDSA) Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to part-time undergraduate students. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and merit.

Requires separate application

Family Discount Plan:

This program offers an award of $500 to families with two undergraduate dependent students who are both enrolled full-time at Suffolk University. Recipients must remain full-time for both the fall and spring semesters to qualify.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

James Ferris, Sr., Engineering Fund:

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in Engineering Department with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and high ethical standards.

Thomas A. Fulham Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students. Recipients are selected by a faculty committee on the basis of merit. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

Jill S. and James I. Gabbe Humanities Scholarship

Awarded annually on the basis of merit and need to sophomore, junior or senior majoring in English, Theatre or Humanities with a minimum gpa of 3.4.

Thomas J. and Margaret Geraghty Scholarship:

This program is available to undergraduate students from Hyde Park or West Roxbury. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Grandfathered Tuition Plan for Meritorious students:

This program stipulates that undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.6 will not be assessed the tuition increase. Applicants must have been enrolled at Suffolk University for at least one year prior, and have no D, F or Incomplete grades. Full-time students receive a grant equal to the yearly tuition increase. Part-time students (minimum 6 credits) required receive a grant equal to the yearly tuition increase for 6 credits.

Note: this program is only available to Boston campus students.

Mary Hefron Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from Arlington who has successfully completed one semester. Applicants must demonstrate need.

Joseph M. Kelly Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen with demonstrated need from Boston English, Catholic Memorial, or Watertown High school.

Geraldine F. Lavin Memorial Scholarship Fund:

This scholarship is awarded annually to a Suffolk University Cape Cod student enrolled in the Sawyer Business School whose life has been impacted by breast cancer.

Requires separate application

Lynch Foundation Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of one of the eight inner-city high schools of the Archdiocese of Boston.

Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to full-time, undergraduate accounting majors who plan to enter the accounting profession. Applicants must be Massachusetts residents entering junior or senior year. Recipients are selected by a faculty committee on the basis of demonstrated financial need and merit.

Requires full-time enrollment

Nathan R. Miller Scholarship

This scholarship is available to residents of Boston who are also graduates of Boston public High Schools entering an undergraduate program. Annually 11 full-tuition scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated financial need and merit. Awards are renewable for up to 4 consecutive years (8 consecutive semesters) provided recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a minimum GPA of 2.8.

Ella Murphy Memorial Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to an English major. A recipient is selected by a faculty committee on the basis of merit.

NEWIRE Scholarship:

Established through the generosity of the New England Women in Real Estate, this scholarship is awarded to a part-time female undergraduate management student. Recipients are selected on the basis of need and merit, with priority given to applicants planning a career in real estate.

Boston Newspapermen’s Benevolent Association Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a Journalism major who plans to enter the print media. Priority consideration is given to juniors and seniors. Recipients are selected by a faculty committee on the basis of merit.

Requires full-time enrollment

Requires separate application

Stephen P. Novak Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen. Recipient is selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

President’s Incentive Loan\Grant:

This program is awarded to full-time undergraduate students. Initially awarded as a loan, this loan/grant need not be repaid if the student graduates from Suffolk University. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and merit. (Students must negotiate a promissory note with the Student Accounts Office)

Requires full-time enrollment

The Road Less Traveled Scholarship:

This scholarship was established to provide support to graduates of Milford Senior High School who are enrolled, or plan to enroll, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Francis A. and Edith V. Sagan Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduates enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts & Science on the basis of need and merit.

George C. Seybolt Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to one full-time undergraduate student. Recipients is selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Requires full-time enrollment

Frederick F. Spaziani Memorial Award:

This scholarship is awarded by a faculty committee to one full-time and one part-time student in the Engineering program on the basis of merit.

Maria Stewart Scholarship:

This scholarship, established to enhance diversity at Suffolk University, is awarded to full-time entering freshmen and transfer students who are graduates of a Boston public high school. Each year 10 recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and talent. Award amount is $10,000 per academic year and requires 300 hours of on-campus employement. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for renewal.

Requires full-time enrollment

Harold Stone Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded by a faculty committee to a junior Accounting major. A recipient is selected on the basis of merit.

Ethelann Trent and Charles Silver Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to part-time undergraduate students (at the sophomore, junior, or senior level), enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and merit. Priority consideration is given to females who are mature in years.

Trustees Scholarship:

The largest institutionally funded program available at Suffolk University, this scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time undergraduate students. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Vendome Firefighter’s Scholarship:

This scholarship, established to provide assistance to a child or descendant of a Boston firefighter, is awarded to an entering freshman. Recipient is selected on the basis of merit. Award amount is one third of tuition costs. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for renewal.

Requires separate application

Stanley M. Vogel Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in English. Recipient is selected on the basis of merit.

Richard Voke Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman who is a graduate of Chelsea High School.

Henry Warren Scholarship:

This program, established to assist students from the Ashland area, is awarded to undergraduate students. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Harry Zohn Scholarship:

This scholarship was established in memory of Trustee Harry Zohn. One award is extended per academic year. Recipient is selected on the basis of financial need and merit. First priority is given to students majoring in English with a minor in Languages.

Note: Part-time enrollment requires a minimum course load of 6 credits per semester.