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ASU Distinguished Graduate Scholarships

We award about 150 new ASU Distinguished Graduate Scholarships every year!

Your Future, Our Commitment.

ASU Distinguished Graduate Scholarships are renewable per the eligibility guidelines outlined on this page. We annually award around $600,000 to new graduate students, and we are authorized to award scholarships to the extent funds are available.

Distinguished Graduate Scholarship Levels
Amount per year* Overall Undergrad GPA
Up to $2,500 3.76-4.0
Up to $2,000 3.51-3.75
Up to $1,500 3.4-3.5

*The amounts in the table are based on enrollment in nine (9) total credit hours per fall/spring semester. Students enrolled in fewer credit hours will receive a prorated scholarship amount.

Students in ASU’s doctoral degree programs are also eligible for Distinguished Graduate Scholarships.

Qualifications

Renewal Requirements

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will review your progress at the end of each spring semester to determine if you remain eligible for your ASU Distinguished Graduate Scholarship.

Students who graduate with their master’s degree are no longer eligible. Students who graduate within the three years and return to complete more coursework are no longer eligible for the ASU Distinguished Graduate Scholarship.