Hood College

Alumni of the Last Three Years (ALTY) Scholarship 

A Master's degree protects against job insecurity. In an unstable job market, unemployment rates are 3% lower among those with a master's degree.

Recent Hood undergraduate alums - who graduated with a bachelor's degree in the last three academic years - are welcomed back to campus or online to pursue a Hood graduate degree to hone their workplace skills for today's competitive job market. Watch our short Hood Grad School 101 video presentation to learn more!

  • Last three graduate credits at no cost.
  • Undergraduate credits applied to master's degrees (based on major and graduate degree).
  • Expedited graduate admission decision for recent undergraduate alumni.
  • Graduate application fee waived
  • Priority consideration for TA/GA positions.
  • Eligibility will be verified by the graduate school.
  • ALTY Scholars must begin their program of study within 36 months (3 academic years) after their graduation or sooner.  An applicant may defer their program start beyond the 36-month period, but they will no longer be eligible for the ALTY tuition waiver. All other degree progress policies apply as outlined in the College Catalog.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to complete the ALTY Tuition Waiver Form prior to their final graduate semester with the appropriate signatures. Failure to do so will not result in a retroactive credit, nor cash paid out.
  • The ALTY tuition waiver can only be used by eligible students in good academic standing and without any holds on their account.
  • The ALTY scholarship provides a tuition waiver for the final 3 credits in a graduate program. It does not cover the comprehensive, textbook, nor other fees associated with that final course.
  • The ALTY tuition waiver is a one-time benefit that cannot be combined with any other scholarships, nor does it have a cash value.
  • Be sure to check if this scholarship impacts your loan status or package with our Financial Aid Office. 

To learn more about Hood College's ALTY scholarship or to find out if you qualify, email Nick Masucci '17 at 4PLUS@hood.edu.

To take advantage of your ALTY benefits and receive your last 3 graduate credits of tuition waiver, contact the Registrar office at hoodgrad@hood.edu.

Kaia Jenerette

ALTY Student Spotlight | Kaia Jenerette

Kaia Jenerette '24 Graduate School Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

“Hood College’s on-campus resources, from career services to mental health support and engaging activities, significantly eased my undergraduate experience and helped me effectively navigate my academic and personal growth.”

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  • Research
  • Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Health Sciences
Holly Barnett, MBA

Hood Dual Degree Alumna | Holly Barnett, MBA

Holly Barnett, MBA '20 Alumni Graduate School Graduate Student

Hood alumna Holly Barnett earned a dual degree (4PLUS). She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Business Analytics and a minor in Mathematics. One year later, Holly earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA).

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  • Business