Promoting Your Educational Success

One of the biggest challenges of earning a degree is figuring out how to finance it. At City University of Seattle, we’re dedicated to promoting your success in education and in your career by offering a variety of scholarships based on merit and need. It’s our goal to help you find the resources you need to pay for tuition and reach your goals. Explore our scholarship offerings below!

Scholarships are reviewed for each of the four quarters of an academic year from July 1 through June 30. Applicants will be notified of awards via CityU email.

If you have specific questions about scholarships, email CityU’s Financial Aid Office.

U.S. Domestic Program Scholarships

All U.S. domestic students may apply for this scholarship. This scholarship must be used for tuition only and will be awarded on a financial need basis.

Scholarship award

Average award $500, up to $2,500 per quarter

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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All U.S. domestic students with at least 40 undergraduate or 12 graduate credits and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for undergraduate or 3.75 for graduate may apply.

Scholarship award

Average award $500, up to $1,000 per quarter

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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Eligible applicants for this scholarship those admitted and enrolled in a CityU Technology and Computing degree or certificate.

Scholarship award

50% tuition for remainder of program

Number of awards

10

  • 3 – Women
  • 3 – African American
  • 3 – Latinx
  • 1 – Native American or Native Hawaiian

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Open to U.S. domestic students who are employed at a Washington Bankers Association member bank, subject to employer verification at the time of application, and/or have an ABA membership.

Scholarship award

Up to $2,500 per calendar year

Number of awards

25

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Scholarships in this category are awarded to the current sitting Enactus officers as nominated and elected by the Enactus membership.

Scholarship award

Varies

Number of awards

8

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Open to students who have completed the Mexico Partnership Program and are advancing to a graduate degree.

Scholarship award

$5,000 to be evenly disbursed over the second, third, and fourth quarter of enrollment

Number of awards

1

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Open to Seattle Promise students transferring from qualifying Seattle colleges within the Seattle Colleges System.

Scholarship award

Up to $10,000 maximum, $1,250 per quarter

Number of awards

No limit

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This scholarship opportunity is designed to support the inclusion of diverse teachers and the students working to become teachers and administrators.

Scholarship award

$2,000

Number of awards

8

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U.S. Domestic Program for International Students Scholarships

CityU offers merit scholarships to international students who have achieved an outstanding academic record within their last school year.

Scholarship award

Average award $500, up to $1,000 per quarter

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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CityU offers merit scholarships to first-time CityU international students who have achieved an outstanding academic record within their last school year.

Scholarship award

$5,000

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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CityU offers merit scholarships to first-time CityU international students who have achieved an outstanding academic record within their last school year.

Scholarship award

$2,000

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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This need-based scholarship is for international students who have completed at least three consecutive quarters of full-time study at CityU.

Scholarship award

$3,000

Number of awards

12

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Canadian Program Scholarships

This is a need-based scholarship for Canadian students. This scholarship must be used for tuition only and will be awarded on a financial need basis.

Scholarship award

Up to $2,000 per quarter

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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CityU offers merit scholarships CityU Canadian students who have achieved an outstanding academic record within their last school year.

Scholarship award

up to $1,000 per quarter

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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City University in Canada Indigenous Student Scholarship is 25% of the quarterly tuition each quarter for the duration of studies at CityU.

Scholarship award

25% of quarterly tuition

Number of awards

Varies per quarter and academic year

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