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Financial aid and scholarships
Specific questions about financial aid should be directed to the
Saint Martin's University office of financial aid.
Federal financial aid is available for graduate students who will be
enrolled at least half time and are citizens, or eligible non-citizens, of
the USA. Most federal aid for graduate students is in the form of direct
loans. For more details about federal aid eligibility and the different
types of aid available for graduate and professional studies visit:
Steps for applying for federal graduate financial aid:
Priority deadline: March 1 for new students, April 15 for returning
students. Students can apply after the priority deadline.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Martin's University school code is 003794.
- Receive your "financial aid package" from the Saint Martin's
University financial aid office. Carefully review and accept or
decline the types of aid that are offered and follow the directions
Peter V. Vale Scholarship
The Peter V. Vale Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
The Peter V. Vale Scholarship was established as a living memorial to
Peter V. Vale, supporter, trustee and friend of Saint Martin's
University. He was a founding partner of Knight, Vale and Gregory,
Certified Public Accountants and a supporter of many other humanitarian
and civic causes.
Specific criteria for the award of this scholarship is scholastic
achievement, leadership, character, citizenship and motivation.
Financial need is not necessarily a criteria. The applicant must be
accepted into the MBA program and have a strong academic background.
The amount of the award depends on the investment return from a
$50,000 endowment established by the Cheney Foundation. The award is for
a maximum amount to be applied to tuition and books and is not a cash
award. The award can be used for expenses incurred by the recipient
during a single, specific academic year (e.g. 2012-2013 academic year)
and is prorated equally over the terms in that year for which the
recipient intends to register.
In order to apply for the Vale scholarship, applicants must submit
the following items to the address below:
- Completed application form
- Personal statement outlining goals and expectations
- Three letters of recommendation addressing academic
accomplishment and community service.