Additional Aid Options

Explore these additional options for financing graduate studies:

Veterans Benefits

Students eligible for education benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, including veterans, current service members, reservists, and some dependents, file for benefits through our coordinator for Military and Veteran Student Services. These benefits include educational assistance allowances. For additional information, contact Veterans Affairs.

Catholic School Employees

Employees of Catholic schools specified by the University are eligible for a 35% tuition waiver for undergraduate and graduate Education programs and the graduate School Counseling program (waiver does not apply to reduced-tuition programs) under the following conditions:

  • The individual must be employed on a full-time basis in a position in teaching, senior administration, and/or school counseling.
  • The individual must be employed by a diocesan school in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, or Archdiocese of Washington, DC. To learn about other Catholic schools specified for eligibility under this program, contact the Catholic School Leadership program.
  • Requests for additional courses and/or programs covered under this waiver after the first degree is obtained will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Verification from the employee’s school, written by the principal on school letterhead, attesting to the eligibility for a waiver must be provided at the beginning of the program and each year thereafter at the beginning of the fall semester. This verification must be sent to Marymount’s Office of Student Accounts.

Senior Citizen Waiver

Marymount offers individuals age 65 and older a tuition waiver of 50% for graduate courses. Applicants must first meet all regular admission criteria for programs.

Consortium Research Fellows Program

The Consortium Research Fellows Program (CRFP) places graduate students as Research Fellows and undergraduate students as Research Assistants at several Department of Defense agencies. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Please visit the CRFP for additional details and for information on available placement opportunities.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans provides opportunities for naturalized U.S. citizens and green card holders to achieve leadership in their chosen field.