scholarship partnerships

Dominican Volunteers USA has partnered with several colleges and universities across the nation to provide scholarships and tuition reductions for former Dominican Volunteers. If you are interested in pursuing any of these opportunities, please contact the Assistant Director to request more information.

•The Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO, offers a full tuition scholarship for students pursuing M.A. in Theology, M.A. in Pastoral Studies, or M.Div. degrees.

Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, offers a tuition reduction scholarship of at least $6,000 per semester to any full-time master's program at Heinz College. Programs include degrees in policy, management, and technology.

Dominican College of Blauvelt, NY, offers a 25% tuition reduction for graduate programs in Business Administration, Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Teacher Education.

Molloy College of Rockville Center, NY, offers a 25% tuition reduction for graduate programs in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, Music Therapy, Nursing, and Speech-Language Pathology.

Mount Saint Mary College of Newburgh, NY, offers a full tuition scholarship for alumni pursing the Masters in Business Administration degree


DVUSA is a member of the Catholic Volunteer Network and alumni may be interested in the many graduate programs that offer additional scholarships, waivers, or fellowships. Click here to learn more.

For a list of institutions that match the AmeriCorps Education Award, click here.

DVUSA alumni are still required to meet the admissions criteria of the graduate school or program to which they are applying.  The college or university retains sole discretion to make admission decisions.