1. Tuition Discount: Student who are currently working in schools, parishes, hospitals, non-profit organizations, or other religious institutions, or who plan to work in these areas following graduation, are eligible for a 60% tuition discount from St. Louis University.
2. Tuition Scholarship: Full-time students are eligible for tuition scholarships. Occasionally, awards are given to part-time students as well. Tuition scholarship may be applied only to courses required for the degree. Although the department attempts to meet the needs of all students, demands always exceed the available resources. Students are to investigate other sources of funding. The Office of Research Services at 314-977-2241 and the Office of Financial Aid at 314-977-2350 are two excellent services located on campus. Tuition scholarships are granted only to students in good academic standing and to those who have no delinquent "Incompletes" in their record.
3. Research Assistantships: Students applying to the MA in Theology program will be considered for the Research Assistantship program. A small number of half or quarter assistantships are available. A half assistantship is $9,000 and a quarter is $4500. Stipends may be used to pay tuition and are often combined with tuition scholarship. With permission from the Dean of the Graduate School, students with half assistantships may have other employment outside the university.
4. Employees of the Archdiocese of St. Louis: The Graduate School of St. Louis University and the Catholic Education Office of the Archdiocese of St. Louis sponsor a special program for religious educators working in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, including primary or secondary school religion teachers and directors or coordinators of parish religious education programs. Students in this program must select the Religious Education track. St. Louis University provides a 60% tuition discount. After a course is completed, students may apply to the Catholic Education Office of the Archdiocese of St. Louis for additional reimbursement.