Franklin University Scholarship Opportunities

Franklin makes a college education more accessible by offering a variety of scholarship opportunities. In fact, more than half our students receive financial assistance, including scholarships and grants.

Franklin University is proud to offer scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students, including women, STEM students, nursing majors and others.

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$13M in Tuition Assistance

Find out if you're eligible for scholarships and grants from Franklin.

Tuition Assistance

Join the crowd. A majority of our students receive assistance.

50+ Scholarships Available

Apply for one of our business, healthcare or other scholarships.


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Merit-Based Scholarships & Community Service Scholarships

If you’re an undergraduate or graduate student with a history of academic achievement, these scholarships could be for you. Franklin offers a number of merit-based scholarships, most of which are based on a cumulative grade point average (GPA) and personal essay.

STEM Scholarships

Franklin offers several different scholarships for students seeking a college degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based (STEM) field.

Institutional Scholarships

External Scholarships

Find a variety of other available scholarships from various community groups and professional organizations.

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Hear What Our Scholarship Winners Are Saying

Doctor of Healthcare Administration Student, U.S. Air Force Veteran + Alumni Military Scholarship Winner

“I’m proud to represent the military as a recipient of this scholarship and with the money, I’m earning an education to better the community.”

B.S. Applied Psychology Student + 1902 Scholarship Winner

“The scholarship has been a validator for me. I am a leader because of what I do – and the scholarship helps boost my confidence in my ability to lead.”

MBA Student, U.S. Army Veteran + Alumni Military Scholarship Winner

“This scholarship will enable me to finish my MBA, which I plan to use to launch a nonprofit organization that assists veterans with housing and employment.”

Doctor of Professional Studies-Instructional Design Leadership Student + James E. Guilkey Scholarship Winner

“To receive a scholarship named for someone I admire so much professionally gives me encouragement to persevere on the road to my doctorate.”

MBA Student + 1902 Scholarship Winner

“Earning my MBA at Franklin is helping me learn the skills I need to help those in the darkest corners of our community come out into the light and live healthy, productive lives.”

MBA Student + 1902 Scholarship Winner

“I am so grateful for this scholarship. It meant a lot to know that someone was willing to invest in me.”

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