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Graduate Scholarships

Dean's Graduate Scholarship

Dorothy Holmes Toporeck Graduate Scholarship

Dr. Rosemarie Giovino Reading Specialist Scholarship

Georgia A. Pasqualone ’99 Memorial Scholarship

Jack and Lou Leamy Scholarship
 

Dean's Graduate Scholarship

This award is to recognize and honor graduate students who have achieved academic excellence throughout course of their graduate studies at Fitchburg State University. This scholarship is not available to extended campus students.

  • To be eligible, graduate students enrolled in a graduate program at the University must have a GPA of 4.0.
  • Students who have been admitted to a graduate program at Fitchburg State but have not yet completed any graduate courses must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or better and must be admitted to a program in order to be eligible for the award.
  • International students who have been admitted to a graduate program at Fitchburg State but have not yet completed any graduate courses must have documents evaluated by an approved evaluator showing the equivalent undergraduate GPA of 3.5.on a 4.0 system.

Scholarships will be awarded in the form of tuition and fee waivers and must be used within one year. Maximum award to an individual cannot exceed $1,500 (amount varies).

Deadline 02/22/2019

*Award decisions will be made during the spring semester, and students will be notified by mail. Funds will be available for student use during the next fiscal year.

 

Dorothy Holmes Toporeck Graduate Scholarship

This award is open only to graduate students who received an undergraduate degree from Fitchburg State University. The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor students who have demonstrated scholastic excellence in their undergraduate studies and are pursuing a Master’s Degree at Fitchburg State University. This scholarship is not available to extended campus students.

  • Entering students must have completed their undergraduate degree at Fitchburg State University with a 3.25 GPA or better, and have been accepted into a graduate program at Fitchburg State University.
  • Students currently enrolled in a graduate program must have a GPA of 3.75 for their graduate work, and an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or better.

Scholarships will be awarded in the form of tuition and fee waivers and must be used within one year (amount varies).

Deadline 02/22/2019

*Award decisions will be made during the spring semester, and students will be notified by mail. Funds will be available for student use during the next fiscal year.

an's Graduate Scholarship

Dr. Rosemarie Giovino Reading Specialist Scholarship

Awarded to a current graduate student who has completed the following two required courses within the Reading Specialist Program. This scholarship is not available to extended campus students.

  • SPED/READ 7016 Understanding the Structure of the English Language
  • SPED/READ 7017 Psychology of Reading Development and Disabilities.

Students must provide a letter of recommendation from the instructors, must also be currently Wilson Level 1 certified or in the process of registering or completing training to become certified, and maintain a 3.5 GPA. This scholarship is non-repeating.

Award: $750

Deadline 04/01/2019

*Award decisions will be made during the spring semester, and students will be notified by mail. Funds will be available for student use during the next fiscal year.

 

 

Georgia A. Pasqualone ’99 Memorial Scholarship

The Georgia A. Pasqualone ’99 Memorial Scholarship was established by Anthony M. Pasqualone with the Fitchburg State University Foundation, Inc. in 2018. This scholarship was created to honor Georgia, who was essential in the development of the Graduate Forensic Nursing Program at FSU where she was an adjunct faculty member for over 20 years. Georgia was a well-respected national and internationally recognized lecturer, writer and forensic expert. She was a retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army.

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide merit-based support for graduate students in the Master of Science in Forensic Nursing at Fitchburg State University. At least one scholarship of $1000 will be awarded annually, and students are limited to receiving the scholarship up to two times.

Candidates must be matriculated students in the graduate program in Forensic Nursing with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.3. Qualifying students must have completed all required classes for the program except for NURS 9100 Research Project and/or NURS 9500 Practicum in Forensic Nursing. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of tuition and fee waivers and must be used within one year.

Deadline 02/22/2019

*Award decisions will be made during the spring semester, and students will be notified by mail. Funds will be available for student use during the next fiscal year.

 

Jack and Lou Leamy Scholarship

This award is open only to graduate students with preference given to those who received an undergraduate degree from Fitchburg State University. This purpose of this award is to recognize and honor students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service and are pursuing a Master’s Degree at Fitchburg State University. This scholarship is not available to extended campus students. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of tuition and fee waivers and must be used within one year.

Award: $500.00.

Deadline 02/22/2019

*Award decisions will be made during the spring semester, and students will be notified by mail. Funds will be available for student use during the next fiscal year.