Loyola University Chicago

Financial Aid Office

Adult & Continuing Ed Scholarships

Loyola offers a number of scholarship and grant resources designed to assist adult students in completing a bachelor's degree. For more information on scholarships, grants, and tuition reduction programs for adult students, see the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.


The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) offers a number of scholarships to support returning college students. Most awards are determined based on academic performance and demonstrated financial need. Award opportunities and amounts will vary from semester to semester and may be applied toward tuition only. Most scholarship opportunities are renewable; however students must apply each semester. For a complete list of scholarships, visit the SCPS Scholarships page.

Matching grant

The SCPS Fellows program is designed to support company tuition assistance programs through a matching grant of up to $5,250. This means you can double the support you give to your coworkers as they pursue their studies. To learn more, visit the SCPS Fellows page.

Introductory course scholarship

Loyola SCPS offers a full scholarship for the Introduction to Degree Completion course that serves as an orientation for newly admitted adult students as they return to college to complete their degree. This course, which counts for 3 credit hours, covers Loyola's online academic systems, techniques for effective academic writing, and getting the most out of resources available in SCPS. For more information, see the Introduction to Degree Completion page.