Wanted: Teaching Diversity



Scholarships will be awarded each year to new applicants from culturally diverse backgrounds. These scholarships are intended to support the changing school population needs.

One-third (1/3rd) tuition discount (does not include fees) will be awarded for all courses in a master’s degree program:

 Early Childhood

 Childhood

 Literacy

 Physical Education

 Secondary Education

 Special Education


 Art/Music

 Educational Leadership

 Educational Studies

Application Process

 Applicants should submit a letter requesting consideration for a diversity scholarship, explaining why they would be an appropriate choice

 Two letters of support should be included regarding the applicant’s potential contributions to K-12 education

 A completed financial need form (FAFSA) should be attached to the letter of application

Selection Criteria

Representative of diverse cultural background

Documentation of financial need

Evidence of teaching potential (recommendations)

Scholarship may not be combined with any other institutionally funded scholarships

Receipt of the award is contingent upon full acceptance into the master’s degree program. Students must have at least a six -credit course load per semester and maintain a B or better in coursework. Failure to meet any of these requirements will disqualify the teacher candidate’s scholarship award.


Megan Macedonia

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

School of Education

Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase Street

Purchase, NY  10577

Tel:  914-323-3150

Fax:  914-694-1732

E-mail: megan.macedonia@mville.edu

“Signed…An Educated Brother!”


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