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Graduate Fellowships

LVC is proud to offer graduate fellowships in the fields of clinical mental health counseling, applied kinesiology, and speech-language pathology. Recipients of the fellowship receive a tuition reduction while gaining professional experience related to the student’s career aspiration. Whether the interest area lies in research, teaching, or hands-on experience, LVC faculty will shape the fellowship to benefit the student’s goals. If interested in learning more, please visit M.S. in Applied KinesiologyM.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, or email To apply for a Graduate Fellowship, please complete the online application below. Please note that candidates should complete the graduate program application at the same time or prior to completing the Graduate Fellowship application.

Graduate Assistantships

LVC offers graduate assistantships in the fields of clinical exercise physiology and sport performance. Students selected for these competitive positions work directly with program faculty to gain valuable professional experience. Graduate Assistants work up to 20 hours per week and are paid hourly. Students must apply each semester. If interested in learning more, please visit Sport Performance Graduate Assistant or Clinical Exercise Physiology Graduate Assistant, or email To apply for a Graduate Assistantship, please complete the online application below. Please note that candidates should complete the graduate program application at the same time or prior to completing the Graduate Assistantship application.


Merit Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships are available to eligible master’s degree candidates who demonstrate strong academic, personal, or professional achievements. Scholarship amounts vary and are offered during the admission process. For a list of eligible degree programs and scholarships, please inquire or apply for more information.

Valley Forward Scholarships

We are here to help you go further in your career and wish to recognize those who value The Valley, as we do. This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who enroll in the below LVC graduate programs:

Enrollees in 12-credit certificate programs may be eligible for a $500 scholarship. Contact us now for more information about Valley Forward.

Valley Forward Scholarships Categories 
include Valley Alumni, Valley Parent Scholarship, Military Appreciation, and Friends and Neighbors of the Valley.

About the Valley Forward Scholarships

  • The Valley Forward Scholarships are applied as a discount per credit, based on the credit requirements per program. Students enrolled in eligible master’s programs will receive up to $1,000; students enrolled in eligible certificate programs will receive up to $500 scholarship. Students are eligible for only 1 Valley Forward Scholarship category.
  • Friends and Neighbors of the Valley Criteria: residents of Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Schuylkill, and York counties and those who have contributed to the Valley Forward mission.
  • Employees of organizations that are LVC preferred partners will receive the discounts and scholarships per the negotiated agreement. The Valley Forward Scholarship is only available if it represents the higher of the two discounts.
  • The Valley Forward Scholarship does not apply to students in LVC’s 3+2, 3+1, or direct-admit graduate programs (doctor of physical therapy, master of athletic training, master of speech-language pathology, and master of clinical mental health counseling).
  • Students whose employers/school districts are reimbursing 100% tuition costs are not eligible for the scholarship.

Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students

Eligibility: Graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

Amount: $20,000

See application instructions, deadlines, and additional scholarship information here.

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Graduate Referral Appreciation Program

You can help grow the LVC graduate and professional programs through personal referrals. As a thank you, we will extend a $100 course credit to your next course if your referral applies and enrolls in an eligible graduate program at LVC. 

This referral discount is available to students currently enrolled in the below LVC graduate degrees and/or associated certificates:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Music Education
  • Master of Science in Applied Kinesiology
  • Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Science in Sport Performance
  • Master of Science in STEM Education
  • Master of Education
  • and associated certificates

To learn more and to make a referral, please complete the Graduate Referral Form.


LVC is proud to offer deferred billing to students whose employers offer tuition remission. Tuition for graduate studies varies by program.