New Scholarships Available at St. John’s University for Catholic School Teachers


Teachers and administrators working full time in a Catholic school in one of three New York metropolitan-area dioceses are eligible for a new scholarship program at St. John's University.

The Institute for Catholic Schools’ Catholic School Teacher Scholarship covers 30 percent of tuition costs for a 36-credit master of science degree or advanced certificate in The School of Education.

The scholarships are in addition to any other discounts given to a teacher or administrator through the St. John's University Catholic School Educator Discount; the cost to a student would be 30 percent of the expected total cost of attendance.

Teachers and administrators interested in applying for the scholarship program must work within the Archdiocese of New York,  the Diocese of Brooklyn or the Diocese of Rockville Centre and be interested in pursuing a graduate degree or advanced certificate at The School of Education at St. John’s University. 

The initial round of scholarships will be awarded to 12 educators from the three dioceses beginning this fall.

Applications must be completed by April 30 and sent to Potential recipients must apply and be accepted into The School of Education at St. John’s University before the awarding of any scholarship. Scholarships are granted on a first-come, first-served basis; four to each of the dioceses should timely applications be made.

Information: Margaret Moss, director, Institute for Catholic Schools, (718) 990-1301 or


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