Tuition and Funding

Information on costs for CCPA graduate programs is available on the University's Graduate School costs and funding webpage.

Information on costs for the CCPA undergraduate program, Human Development, is available on the University’s Undergraduate Admissions cost and aid webpage.

Learn more about graduate-level assistantships, fellowships and scholarships.

For detailed information on tuition and fees, visit Student Accounts

CCPA Specific Scholarship information

Scholarships are available for both graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Community and Public Affairs. Applicants must be matriculated in CCPA or accepted for admission, be enrolled, and be in good academic standing.

These scholarships are for tuition expenses ranging from $500 to $3,000 and are awarded based on a range of criteria.  Some of these scholarships are need-based — students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for these need-based scholarships. Others require a specific application or essay; refer to instructions on the Academic Works website.   

How to Apply 

Applications open after May 1

  1. Current and admitted students: Log into Academic Works with your PODS username and password.
  2. Search and view recommended opportunities to see a list of scholarships for which you are eligible and may apply
  3. Click on the apply button
  4. Review the information about the scholarship and deadlines
  5. Click on the link to upload your essay/personal statement, where applicable 
  6. Finish and Submit

Prospective students: Applications now available!

CCPA specific scholarships >

If interested in applying (where applicable) please contact Andy Morris (

Additional Funding for CCPA Students

University Wide scholarships

Outside scholarships

Additional funding for Public Administration Students 

Additional funding for Social Work Students 

Additional funding for Student Affairs Administration Students 

Additional funding for Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership Students

Latin American Partnership Fund

Awarded to matriculated undergraduate or graduate students, faculty and staff with interests in South America. Can support study abroad, research or other activities. To be eligible students must demonstrate financial need, show evidence of the application for or availability of other funds, and additional evidence of applicant's interests in Latin America (outlined in detail in the application).  Applications and questions should be directed to Nadia Rubaii ( for more details. 

Reeves-Ellington Study Abroad Scholarship

Awarded to matriculated graduate or undergraduate students with demonstrated interest in international study or languages. Strong consideration is given to CCPA students.  Additional information is available from the Office of International Programs and Global Initiatives