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Strategic Partner Scholarship Program


Heinz College has partnered with the following organizations to provide financial support to their members to help reduce the cost of attending graduate school. If you are affiliated with one or more of the following organizations, you will be awarded a scholarship from Heinz College.

No separate application is necessary for any of our Strategic Partner Scholarships. To be considered, simply indicate your experience, involvement, membership, or affiliation with any of the organizations listed below on your application for admission to Heinz College. If you do not list the partner(s) on your application, you will not be eligible for the award at a later date.

Affiliation with more than one partner organization does not increase the total available scholarship award. Please note that students who are eligible for more than one of our scholarships with a guaranteed minimum may not be entitled to the minimum award amount for the second scholarship.

Are you affiliated with our strategic partners? Did you attend college at one of our Education Partner schools? Find out how to access your guaranteed scholarships and learn more about what other financial resources are available to help support your graduate studies.


VIEW VIDEO: How to Use Your Partner-Based Scholarship at Heinz College

Foundational Partners


If you are affiliated with one or more of Heinz College's Foundational Partners and enroll in one of Heinz College's full-time graduate degree programs, you are eligible to receive a minimum of $12,000 per semester* in scholarship support as a result of your affiliation. Please see below for a list of our Foundational Partners, and for more information on each scholarship opportunity.

Strategic Partners


If you are affiliated with one or more of Heinz College's Strategic Partners and enroll in one of Heinz College's full-time graduate degree programs, you are eligible to receive a minimum of $7,000 per semester* in scholarship support as a result of your affiliation. Please see below for a list of our Strategic Partners, and for more information on each scholarship opportunity.

Regional and National Education Partners


If you are a current undergraduate student or alum from one the following colleges or universities and enroll in one of Heinz College's full-time graduate degree programs, you are eligible to receive a minimum of $7,000 per semester* in scholarship support as a result of your undergraduate affiliation. Please see below for a list of our Regional and National Education Partners, and for more information on each scholarship opportunity.

Other Opportunities


Heinz College currently has distinct scholarship partnership agreements with the following organizations. If you are affiliated with any of the following organizations and are interested in enrolling in any of Heinz College's full- or part-time graduate degree programs, please contact the Office of Admissions at hnzadmit@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-2164 for more information on these scholarship opportunities.

*Part-Time Students

Part-time students who are eligible for any of the scholarship opportunities outlined above receive an equivalent percentage of each scholarship throughout the course of their studies at Heinz College.

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