Merit Scholarships and Ignatius Awards


2017-2018 Merit- Based Scholarships

Merit-Based scholarships are awarded to M.A.T., M.A., and M.Ed. students based on prior academic excellence. 

Program Number of Awards Available
Award Details 
 Master of Art in Teaching
Urban Cohort 

$2,000 per semester for 4 semesters

Total Award Amount $8,000
 Kodaly Music Program

$2,000 for SU17

Total Award Amount: $2,000
 School Counseling
 3  $2,500 per semester for 4 semesters 
Total Award Amount $10,000 

2017-18 Ignatius Grants

Grants are awarded to M.A.T.,  M.A., M.Ed. students based on dedication to Jesuit mission and potential for success in the program.

Program Number of Awards  Award Details Deadline
Master of Art in Teaching

$2,000 per semester for 2 semesters 

Total Award Amount: $4,000 
 Montessori Education 
Washington Montessori Institute 

$3,700 per semester for 2 semesters 

Total Award Amount: $7,500 
Curriculum and Instruction  5 $2,000 per semester for 2 semesters   October 15, 2017 

Annual Ignatius Awards

Archdiocese of Baltimore- Catholic School Award

Loyola University Maryland's School of Education offers a limited number of scholarships each semester to teachers and administrators in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Applicants must complete the scholarship application each semester before registration to be eligible for the award.

Please send your completed application form to Mrs. Jo Ann Smoot at 

How to apply:

All applicants in our non cohort program are considered for merit-based scholarships and ignatius grants. A separate application is not required. Please submit completed program application, and all supplemental documents, to the Office of Graduation Admission by the application deadline.

Award Notification:

Award recipients will be notified at the time of admission. 

For more information, please contact:

Montessori/Kodaly/Special Education

Mechelle Palmer
Senior Associate Director of Graduate Admission
Office of Graduate Admission

Curriculum & Instruction, School Counseling and M.A.T.

Office of Graduate Admission
1-800-221-9107, ext. 5020