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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 programs, 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

  • Valley Alumni Scholarship
  • Valley Parent Scholarship
  • Valley Military Appreciation Award
  • Friends and Neighbors of the Valley Award

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
  • and associated certificates

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


Whether you want to pursue research, teaching, or an internship in the field of Applied Kinesiology, the Applied Kinesiology Fellowship will provide up to 50% tuition reduction for two students each year. The fellows will gain experience and develop proficiency working with computerized biomechanical motion capture data collection systems, assess and analyze data, and produce high-quality research alongside faculty in the Lewis Human Performance Lab. To be eligible for this fellowship, a candidate must apply to and be accepted into the MS Applied Kinesiology master’s program and note fellowship interest on the application. Admission to the fellowship is conducted on a rolling basis. For more information, please contact   


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