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Grants & Scholarships – PhD

For Doctoral Degree Students

If you qualify, scholarships, discounts, and grants can help ease the cost of your Tiffin University education. Scholarships, discounts, and grants are available in many areas, from many providers. Listed below are just a few of your grant and scholarship options. For more information on whether you’re eligible for these real resources, please contact us in The Financial Aid Office. We’re here to help!

What are Scholarships, Discounts, and/or Grants?

A scholarship, discount, or grant is a sum of money or other aid granted to a student because of merit, need, or other reasons to pursue his or her studies. Unlike loans, this type of aid does not have to be repaid.

If you are currently active duty military, you are eligible for a reduced rate of tuition at Tiffin University. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the tuition rate.

Tuition costs:

  • $450 per credit hour for PhD Students

Acceptable documentation (please provide one)

  • Proof of service statement or letter
  • Copy of your most recent active enlistment contract
  • Letter from an Education Officer
  • Copy of active military ID
  • Tuition Assistance (TA) Authorization Letter

If you are receiving Tuition Assistance (TA) make sure to send your TA Authorization Letter. Questions please contact tuveterans@tiffin.edu.

Employees of AICUO member institutions will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Employees of these member insitutions must provide proof annually. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Doctoral degree program students – $150 per credit hour discount

Graduate students who obtained a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree from Tiffin University are eligible for a $250 per credit hour discount for Master’s programs and $150 per credit hour for the PhD program. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Employees of OACC member institutions will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Employees of these member insitutions must provide proof annually. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Doctoral degree program students – $150 per credit hour discount

Members of OFIC will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Members must provide proof of membership annually. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Doctoral degree program students- $150 per credit hour discount

Employees from the following Partner Institutions will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Must submit proof of employment through a letter from their employer annually.

  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Washington State Community College
  • Rhodes State College
  • Marion Technical College
  • Owens Community College
  • Edison State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • North Central State College
  • Terra State Community College

The amount of the grant is as follows:

  • $150 off per credit hour for online and extended learning undergraduate programs
  • $200 off per credit hour for main campus undergraduate programs
  • $250 off per credit hour for master level programs
  • $150 off per credit hour for PhD program

Eligible Employees and their spouses and children (according to the IRS definition of a qualifying child) of each institution below may benefit in a 25% tuition discount toward a respective master’s and/or doctoral degree programs. Participants must meet academic requirements for admission and proof of employment from the institution is required. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid.

Eligible Universities:

  • Ashland University
  • University of Findlay