Admissions Information

Financial Assistance Options

Student Loans

Student loans are available through lending agencies, and application materials are available through the Financial Aid Office at Lipscomb University. The Institute’s Financial Aid representative is Tiffany Summers (966-6205 or tiffany.summers@lipscomb.edu).  

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Please note: After completing and submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and loan application, it will take approximately four weeks for the Financial Aid office to receive your FAFSA results.  Please complete these documents at least six weeks prior to the start of the semester you are planning to enroll.

Corporate Partnership

Students and their employers may participate in the Corporate Partnership Program in which Lipscomb University will match an employer’s student educational funding up to 25% off the total cost of the program.

To set up an account as an Employer Reimbursement/Lipscomb Corporate Partnership Matching account, we will need an original letter on company letterhead confirming employment eligibility to participate in their educational benefits as well as a completed Employer Reimbursement Form.

 

Scholarships/Assistantships

Fellowships/Graduate Assistantships

The Andrews Institute offers a limited number of fellowships and assistantships for students who are enrolled in the Master’s in Civic Leadership program.  These are required to work 20 hours a week for the duration of the master’s program for half tuition.

Center for Nonprofit Management Scholarships

The Andrews Institute partners with the Center for Nonprofit Management to offer half scholarships for one staff member and one board member of a CNM organization. An interview process will be held to determine winners.  To be considered, applicant must complete CNM application and complete all admissions requirements before interview process begins.

Nashville Emerging Leader Scholarship

The Andrews Institute offers one half-scholarship to a member of NEL.  To be considered, applicant must complete all admissions requirements as well as provide verification of membership before interview process begins.

Tennessee Association of Community Leadership

The Andrews Institute partners with the Tennessee Association of Community Leadership to offer a half scholarship to one member of TACL.  To be considered, applicant must be a graduate of a TACL sponsored Leadership program and complete all admissions requirements.  An interview process will be held to determine winner.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Applicants who qualify for 100% of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Lipscomb will match the federal government aid provided for the Master’s in Civic Leadership program.  For more information on the Yellow Ribbon Program, please contact April Herrington (966-1013 or april.herrington@lipscomb.edu).

Young Leaders Council Scholarship

The Andrews Institute offers one half scholarship to a member of the YLC.  To be considered, applicant must complete all admissions requirements as well as provide verification of membership before interview process begins.

CABLE

The Andrews Institute offers one half-scholarship to a member of CABLE.  To be considered, applicant must complete all admissions requirements as well as provide verification of membership before interview process begins.

LEAD Tennessee

The Andrews Institute offers one half-scholarship to a graduate of LEAD Tennessee.  To be considered, applicant must complete all admissions requirements as well as provide verification of inclusion before interview process begins.

 

To apply for a general scholarship or discount, please submit a letter to civicleadership@lipscomb.edu describing why you should be a recipient and how you envision impacting the community.