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 Arts in Teaching
Urban Teacher Cohort 
 10 ( FA17 applicants only)  

$2,000 per semester for 4 semesters

Total Award Amount $8,000
 June 1, 2017
 Kodaly Music Program
 5 (SU17 applicants only)  

$2,000 for SU17

Total Award Amount: $2,000
 April 1, 2017
 School Counseling
 5 ( FA17 applicants only)  $2,500 per semester for 4 semesters 
Total Award Amount $10,000 
 March 15, 2017
Montessori Education
Washington Montessori Institute

$3,750 per semester for 2 semesters

Total Award Amount: $7,500

May 1, 2017

2017-18 Ignatius Awards

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 Arts in Teaching

$2,000 per semester for 2 semesters 

Total Award Amount: $4,000 
June 1, 2017 
Curriculum and Instruction  5

$2,000 per semester for 2 semesters 

Total Award Amount: $2,000

July 15, 2017 
 School Counseling 5  $2,500 per semester for 2 semesters
Total Award Amount: $5,000

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:


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