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Roosevelt University hopes this new scholarship program will encourage alumni looking to continue their education to include Roosevelt on their list of potential universities. The Lifelong Laker Scholarship provides Roosevelt University or Robert Morris University Illinois alumni a 15% tuition discount towards select master's degrees.

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The Details

  • Eligibility requires alumnus to have previously completed a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree at Roosevelt University or Robert Morris University Illinois. 
  • Alumnus must be successfully admitted to a graduate, degree-seeking program, to begin coursework during the 2023-24 or 2024-25 academic years. Availability for future academic years will be announced in June 2024.
  • Admitted students are automatically considered for this award. No scholarship application is required. 
  • The scholarship program provides a 15% tuition discount for both part-time and full-time students. All degree-completion and satisfactory academic progress requirements must be maintained for renewed eligibility. 
  • The scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with other University aid programs, such as already discounted programs and employee benefits. Should a student qualify for other scholarship or tuition reduction programs, they will be awarded the one which is most beneficial
  • Undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accelerated bachelor's to master's degree qualify for the Lifelong Laker Scholarship once the student is considered a graduate-level student by Department of Education federal financial aid guidelines. 

program exclusions

The following programs are currently excluded from the Lifelong Laker Scholarship program:

  • Dual Language Teacher Leadership
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Reading (Literacy Leadership)
  • Second Language Special Education
  • Student Affairs Leadership (Higher Education Leadership)
  • All doctoral programs

Learn More

To further explore the Lifelong Laker Scholarship, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or 877-APPLYRU