Scholarships & Grants

at Saint Francis University

  • Saint Francis scholarship and grant info

    Saint Francis University offers merit-based scholarships that depend entirely on academic performance. For full consideration of a Saint Francis University scholarship, students must have a complete application on file before March 1. A complete application automatically qualifies a student for scholarship consideration. Terms of the scholarships include but are not limited to:

    • Renewable for four years of undergraduate study.
    • Renewable until completion of the first bachelors degree.
    • Can only be applied towards tuition costs.
    • Maintenance of respective grades. Students should review the Terms & Conditions of their award upon enrollment. Read the entire academic progress policy.

    Students may only receive one renewable award (Founders, Presidential, Assisi or Red Flash Co-Curricular Achievement Award) per year. These renewable awards are reserved for full-time, first-year students. Students may only receive half of a yearly scholarship during one semester.

    SFU Academic Scholarships

    Founders Award

    Founders Award

    Amount: $42,000 – $64,000
    ($10,500 – $16,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)

    Requirements for consideration:

    • A minimum 3.7 GPA in a college preparatory curriculum.
    • A minimum score of 1250 on the SAT I (Math & Critical Reading) or ACT Composite of 28.
    • A 3.0 GPA at Saint Francis University and good standing maintains this yearly award.

    Presidential Seal

    Presidential Award

    Amount: $30,000 – $40,000
    ($7,500 – $10,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)

    Requirements for consideration:
    A complete application on file and be admitted to Saint Francis University by March 1, 2011.

    • A minimum 3.5 GPA in a college preparatory curriculum.
    • A minimum score of 1100 on the SAT I (Math & Critical Reading) or ACT Composite of 24.
    • A 3.0 GPA at Saint Francis University and good standing maintains this yearly award.

    Assisi Award

    Assisi Award

    Amount: $12,000 – $28,000
    ($3,000 – $7,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)

    Requirements for consideration:

    • A minimum 3.2 GPA in a college preparatory curriculum.
    • A minimum score of 1020 on the SAT I (Math & Critical Reading) or ACT Composite of 22.
    • A 3.0 GPA at Saint Francis University and good standing maintains this yearly award.

    Red Flash Co-Curricular Award

    Red Flash Co-Curricular Award

    Amount: $4,000 – $24,000 
    ($1,000 – $6,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)

    Requirements for consideration:

    • Demonstration of co-curricular involvements with particular emphasis on leadership positions held and accomplishments through the Application for Admission.  
    • The provision of additional documentation, e.g., resume, activities list, recommendation letters, etc., that shows demonstrated leadership and involvement is encouraged.  
    • Awards will be granted to accepted eligible students based on the level and depth of their involvements.
    • A 2.5 GPA at Saint Francis University and good standing maintains this yearly award.

     

  • SFU Financial Aid

    Franciscan Award

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $8,000
    ($2,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)
    Available to graduates of a Catholic high school.

    Departmental Undergraduate Fellowships

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $8,000 (10 recipients per department)  
    ($2,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)
    Departmental Undergraduate Fellowships are available in majors throughout all four schools (Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy excluded). Eligible students need a minimum 3.5 high school GPA, and a minimum SAT score of 1100 (Math and Critical Reading) or 24 on the ACT. Please contact your Admissions Representative for details on how to apply.

    Scholarship and Entrepreneurship for Economic Development (SEED) Scholarship

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $60,000 (2 recipients)  
    ($15,000 each year for all four undergraduate years) 
    Minimum requirements are a 3.0 GPA and an 1100 SAT (Math and Critical Reading). Eligible students must be a business administration major (accounting, business administration,economics and finance, information systems management, manage mentor marketing). Qualifying students will be notified directly and must complete the application process. Students awarded the scholarship will be required to perform internships at the Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center. The SEED Scholarship will replace any Saint Francis University academic awards

    Transfer Scholarships

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $2,500 - $10,000 per year
    Transfer Scholarships are only available to students seeking their first baccalaureate degree. The scholarships are renewable each year as long as the student remains in good standing with Saint Francis University and maintains a 3.0 QPA.

    International Scholarships

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $12,000 - $40,000
    ($3,000 - $10,000 each year for all four undergraduate years)
    Minimum requirements are a B average on the American Academic Scale and a 1050 SAT (Math and Critical Reading).

    Hugh O'Brien Youth Scholarship

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $1,000 per year
    Awarded to honor outstanding students with high academic credentials who have participated as Hugh O'Brien Youth Ambassadors. Proof of participation is required.

    Athletic Scholarships

    SFU Belltower

    Saint Francis University offers a Division I intercollegiate athletic program fully certified by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Student-athletes can receive scholarship money in 22 sports. All athletic scholarship decisions are made by the head coaches of each respective sport.

    Legacy Scholarship

    SFU Belltower

    Amount: $1,000 per year
    Awarded to students who have had a parent or grandparent graduate from Saint Francis University. Renewable until completion of the first bachelor's degree.

    Tuition Exchange Information

    SFU Belltower

    Saint Francis University is a member of three tuition exchange scholarship programs: the CIC (Council of Independent Colleges) Tuition Exchange Program, the Catholic College Cooperative Tuition Exchange Program, and The Tuition Exchange, Inc.
    The tuition exchange scholarship programs are networks of colleges and universities willing to accept students from families of full-time employees of other participating institutions. Read the entire tuition exchange policy for more detailed information.

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