Saint Martin's is dedicated to helping you fund your education. On average, each year we award over $15 million dollars in scholarships — ranging from $100 to full tuition*.

Use our search feature to find institutional and private scholarships and awards (based on your student status or program).

Institutional scholarships (internal)
Students are not required to submit a separate scholarship application to be considered for most scholarships available through Saint Martin’s University, except where noted. Students who wish to receive need-based financial aid must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). The financial aid priority application deadline is January 1.

Private scholarships (external)
We encourage students to complete as many outside scholarship applications as possible! We provide a list of current, private scholarships† with separate application processes, updated as we are made aware of them. This select list of scholarships is available through our search feature. Scholarship search engines are an excellent resource for students looking for outside funding. Students can find scholarship search engine hyperlinks available under Private scholarship search engines (external).
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*“Scholarship amounts are for new entering students only and are subject to change based on availability of funds and student eligibility.
Saint Martin's does not endorse any private scholarship and is not responsible for the content on any of their websites.

Scholarships & Awards

America's Service Heroes Scholarship

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

  • Scholarship awards from the fund should be made to undergraduate, matriculated students enrolled in Saint Martin’s University Extended Learning Campus Programs who are making satisfactory progress toward a baccalaureate degree and who are in priority order.
  • Members of the Wounded Warrior Project/ Warrior Transition Battalion.
  • Active duty military personnel or members of the Military Reserve or National Guard (even if not on active duty), or family members of people in one of the above categories.
  • In addition, recipients must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.
  • Recipients should exhibit the special characteristics that are a part of the Saint Martin’s mission and that make Saint Martin’s Extended Learning campuses a special community of learners.
  • Recipients discharged from their service component during the term of this scholarship must have been discharged under honorable conditions.

Brief description

In the spirit of Saint Martin's commitment to service and community, the Extended Learning Division is pleased to award a number of scholarships each year. America's Credit Union (ACU) and Major (Retired) Richard B. (Doc) Hecker created this scholarship to assist military service members and their families who are pursuing bachelor's degrees at Saint Martin's University. Nominations for this $2,500 scholarship are due from the Saint Martin's community each August. Recipients are selected on the bases of merit, service, and the quality of the written application.

Deadline for application

July 1

Who to contact for additional information

SMUELD@stmartin.edu

McChord Air Force Base:
Mercedes Garrido
Melissa Rendon

Fort Lewis:
Robin Pellerin
Cruz Arroyo

Jenifer Jamison Textbook Scholarship

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

  • Undergraduate students must be matriculated and making progress toward a degree at JBLM extended learning campus programs of Saint Martin’s University.
  • Each student must self-nominate.
  • A minimum of GPA of 3.33 is required.

Brief description

The Jennifer Jamison Textbook Scholarship is named after Saint Martin’s University Adjunct Professor Jennifer Jamison who built her academic teaching career by primarily instructing at the Joint Base Lewis McChord Main and McChord Field campuses of Saint Martin’s University. Jennifer’s generosity helps qualifying and deserving undergraduate students pay for academic term textbooks. Attach or write a statement on the form which answers the following questions:

  1. How has the university experience elevated you both professionally and personally? Have you become a better person? Describe how that development has occurred and how it is represented in your life.
  2. How will you elevate and enhance your chosen profession through your participation and presence? 

Deadline for application

The scholarship is offered twice a year; March and August. 

Who to contact for additional information

McChord Air Force Base:
Mercedes Garrido
Yume Shipley

Fort Lewis:
Cruz Arroyo
Joni Schildman

Linda Fletcher Memorial Scholarship

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

  • Admitted undergraduate students matriculated and making progress towards a Saint Martin’s University undergraduate degree at one of our Extended Learning Division JBLM campuses.
  • The candidate should exhibit the characteristics that Linda valued and exhibited in making a difference in the lives of others. The candidate may not necessarily hold the highest GPA, but does “put their all into it” by hard work and realizing or exceeding their potential. The student may or may not be of the highest rank or station in life, but treats all others with the utmost respect and dignity. Due to interactions with this student, others’ lives are uplifted, made easier, and more enjoyable.
  • The student should exhibit the special characteristics that are a part of the Saint Martin’s mission which makes our Saint Martin’s University extension programs a special community of learners.

Brief description

The Linda Fletcher Memorial Scholarship is named for a former Director of Extended Learning at Saint Martin’s University. This scholarship honors her memory by recognizing students who exemplify the qualities that Linda Fletcher felt made for successful students as well as special persons. The award recipient receives a monetary award to be applied toward tuition and/or books at Saint Martin’s extended learning programs at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM). The award is based on merit, service, and on the quality of the written nomination and not on the number of nominations received for any one person.

Deadline for application

August 7

Who to contact for additional information

McChord Air Force Base:
Mercedes Garrido
Yume Shipley

Fort Lewis:
Cruz Arroyo
Joni Schildman