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Dr. Dorothy Binder Scholarship

Application Deadline:
January 25, 2024
Amount Range:
Up to $3,730*
Dr. Alexandra Santau

Scholarship Details

The Dr. Dorothy Binder Scholarship is open to admitted graduate students in the Education Division. This scholarship is funded by donations in honor of the late Dr. Dorothy Binder, former Education Division faculty member.

The Award

The committee of the Dr. Dorothy Binder Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Education seeks to honor Dr. Binder by helping an admitted Education Division graduate student who possesses the critical qualities of Dorothy, or who has been the recipient of the qualities (excellence, hospitality, compassion, service) of Dr. Binder and is cultivating them in response, to finance a part of a graduate education at Saint Xavier University.


  • All files, including the application, must be submitted no later than January 25, 2024.
  • Applicants must complete the online application form below.
  • Applicants must submit an essay (double-spaced, one to two pages). Please provide specific examples of how you possess the values of hospitality, excellence, service and compassion and how you have experienced them from others and are developing them in yourself. Include your plans for working in the field of education. Please tell the committee about your financial need. Upload the essay with the application.
  • Complete applications will include the application form and the essay. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

*Award amount will vary based on availability of funds and number of scholarships awarded.

Application Form

The Dr. Dorothy Binder Scholarship online application form is now open.