• Nonprofit Management Scholarships

    Hamline School of Business understands the important role that scholarships serve in helping you finance your education and has created service scholarships and formed partnerships to assist students in the nonprofit management master's and certificate programs with the cost of tuition.

    Service Program Scholarships

    Hamline School of Business recognizes outstanding leaders who have already demonstrated a commitment to community service and are looking to further their education by awarding a 10 percent discount on tuition to nonprofit management master's and certificate program students who have served in AmeriCorps, the US military, and Peace Corps.

    See eligibility details for service scholarships.

    Program Scholarships - $1,000 each

    New students who register at least 10 days before the start of their first class will be considered for program scholarships at the dean's discretion. The dean will award scholarships on quality of the résumé and personal statement submitted with the program application; there is no need to send additional application materials.

    Marcia Avner Scholarship for Social Change

    The Marcia Avner Scholarship is awarded each year to a new master of nonprofit management student who demonstrates a history or intent to dedicate their career to determining gaps in social needs and working to create a more just society.

    Journey Scholarship

    The Journey Scholarship is awarded each year to a new master of nonprofit management student who demonstrates employment in the field, academic achievement, and financial need.

    Learning Partnership Discount

    Learning Partner employees are eligible to receive a 10 percent discount on tuition and a waiver of application and processing fees when newly enrolling in the nonprofit management master's or certificate programs. Students must apply for this discount when applying for admission.

    To see if you qualify, read our list of learning partners and eligibility requirements.

    Alumni Discount

    Hamline alumni of undergraduate and master’s degree programs are eligible to receive a 10 percent tuition discount when they enroll in any School of Business program. Students must apply for this discount when applying for admission. 

    Note: Hamline University and the School of Business offer several scholarship and discount opportunities to help with the cost of tuition; scholarships and discounts cannot be combined.