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School District Scholarships


School District Scholarships

The College of Education has partnered with local area school districts to offer tuition scholarships to eligible district employees. This scholarship covers the difference between Lehigh's tuition and the state rate.

The following school districts are currently participating in the School District Scholarship Program: Allentown School District, Bethlehem Area School District, East Penn School District, Easton Area School District, Palisades Area School District, Salisbury Township School District, Saucon Valley School District and Wilson Area School District.

School District Scholarship Procedures

In order to obtain approval from your school district as an eligible employee (as well as receive a fee waiver code for your application if you have not already applied) through Lehigh’s College of Education and your school district, you must fill out the District Approval/Fee Waiver Code Request FormOnce you have submitted this form, the Office of Admissions will confirm with your H.R. representative that you are eligible to take courses in a COE program under the existing scholarship agreement. If you have any questions regarding the agreement your district has with the College, please see your H.R. representative.

Once it is confirmed that you are an eligible employee, the Office of Admissions will send a fee waiver code to you via email. You will enter this code on the page PRIOR to the payment page of the application in the “administrative use only” box. Application fees are non-refundable. If you have already applied, we cannot refund your application fee.

Please refer to this FAQ for additional information.  

School District Tuition Scholarship Request Form (Must be completed prior to registration each semester)

In order to continue receiving the scholarship benefit between your district and Lehigh’s College of Education, you must complete this form prior to registering for courses in the upcoming semester. If you fail to compete the form, you may not be eligible to receive the scholarship. Please Note: Do not complete this form unless you have accepted an offer of admission to  the College of Education.

*If you need any assistance with the School District Scholarship Awards, please contact Donna Johnson or Shannon Weber.