Scholarships & Grants

In addition to financial aid, the University of San Diego and other organizations provide additional financial support for students to further their education. Below is a partial list of scholarships that are available to our students.

Master of Education

To graduate with a Master of Education degree from USD, students must complete 30 credit hours. Each credit is $710 for a total program cost of $21,300.

For students who need financial assistance, financial aid is available.

In addition to financial aid, the University of San Diego and other organizations offer scholarships and grants for aspiring USD students looking to further their education.

Click here to view some scholarships available to USD students.

TEACH Grant

Students enrolling in University of San Diego’s online Master of Education degree are eligible to apply for the TEACH Grant. To assess if you qualify, review the criteria outlined in the application by clicking here.

Please visit the Federal Student Aid website for more information regarding the TEACH Grant.

Diocese of San Diego Employee Scholarship

This is an annually renewable grant for students who are full time employees of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego, including parish schools and agencies. The scholarship is based on unit enrollment and is subject to the amount of other academic scholarships. Applicants for the Diocesan of San Diego Employee Scholarship must be a SOLES student in good standing and be an employee who works full-time for the Diocese of San Diego. Applications are due two weeks prior to the start of the term. View Scholarship Opportunity

School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) Scholarships

Students enrolling in the University of San Diego’s Master of Education online program are encouraged to apply for a number of scholarships offered through SOLES, with the exception of the Dean’s Graduate Merit Research Award and the USD Graduate Grant.

Please visit the SOLES scholarships web page for more information regarding existing scholarships.