Estimated tuition after scholarships: $8,869 – $12,546 (based on 18-credit program). Credits vary by program.

Note: Information for Fall 2019 — this information is subject to change. Tuition and scholarships may change every academic year.

 

Certificate and Endorsement Scholarships

20% Lutheran College or University Alumni Grant Concordia University-Portland alumni qualify for a special Concordia Alumni Grant equal to 20% off tuition on most graduate programs. This grant applies exclusively to programs offered on campus or online by Concordia University-Portland. This grant is available to alumni graduating from any of the nine Concordia University campuses who attend Concordia University-Portland. For a list of Concordia University System schools, please visit: http://www.lcms.org/cuscampuses. This grant is also available to any alumni of any other Lutheran college or university. For a list of colleges, please visit LECNA.
20% Lutheran School Partnership Scholarship K-12 faculty, staff, and parents of students at Lutheran schools can receive 20% off tuition with our Lutheran School Partnership scholarship (cannot be combined with other offers).
20% Lutheran Educators and Employees Scholarship

Educators and employees who work in the Concordia University System can receive 20% off tuition with our Lutheran Educators and Employees scholarship when enrolling in a certificate program (cannot be combined with other offers).

Qualifications:
Candidates must currently be a Lutheran educator (faculty or staff) at a Concordia University Systems college.

20% District Partnership Scholarship This scholarship may not be combined with any other Concordia scholarships unless specifically noted. Talk to your admission counselor or enrollment specialist to see if you work at a school district that is a partner with Concordia.
20% AmeriCorps/Peace Corps Alumni Grant Concordia offers an AmeriCorps/Peace Corps Alumni Grant for any certificate student who is recognized by the organization as being an alumnus/alumna (Please submit an AmeriCorps/Peace Corps confirmation of service form.) This grant may not be combined with other scholarships unless specifically noted.
$2,500 Military Scholarship

Active-duty or veteran military service members and their spouses can receive a $2,500 award when accepted into any non-licensure/non-endorsement online certificate program.

Active-duty applicants will need to show a current pay stub; veterans will need to verify honorable or general discharge status.

THIS PRODUCT OR SERVICE HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED OR ENDORSED BY ANY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY, AND THIS OFFER IS NOT BEING MADE BY AN AGENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT.

$500 Seasonal Scholarship Every student who is accepted into a qualifying certificate program is entitled to the Seasonal Scholarship unless a scholarship of greater value is being awarded: $500 for non-licensure/non-endorsement certificate students. Please contact an enrollment specialist for more information.
$500 Early Application Award Students who submit all application materials by the deadline provided by their admission counselor or enrollment specialist may be eligible for a scholarship. Your counselor/specialist can let you know the deadlines and parameters you must meet for this award.
$500 Graduate Leadership Scholarship

Valid for certificate programs with licensure/endorsement only.

Answer the following question in one page or less. (Submit entry to your admission counselor):

  • How do you feel you will be able to embody Concordia University’s mission statement in your current or future profession by earning a graduate degree or certificate from Concordia?
    • Mission Statement: “Concordia is a Christian university preparing leaders for the transformation of society.”

Your résumé and other materials you submitted for admission will also be used in evaluation for the scholarship.

Deadlines

  • March 20th for May/June starts (Summer Semester)
  • June 20th for August start (Fall Semester)
  • November 20th for January start (Spring Semester)

This is a competitive scholarship. Students who are awarded a leadership scholarship will be notified within two weeks after the deadline. Candidates must be an applicant to be considered. This grant may not be combined with any alumni scholarships.

$250 Visit Concordia Scholarship This one-time scholarship is available to students who attend an in-person or virtual information session.

 

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