University Wide Scholarships
Students are automatically considered for these scholarships by filling the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Established in 2011 in memory of Angelo Bonadonna Jr., '08, by his family and friends, recipients of this scholarship are adventurous and curious students seeking to know the world and themselves through study abroad experiences.
An annual grant generously provided by the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation. This award supports general scholarships based on merit and financial need.
This scholarship was established from the Estate of Adele Blecke. This award supports general scholarships.
Merit-based scholarships offered to students of Italian descent.
This award is need-based and consideration will be given to a student from the Republic of Ireland, preferably from a Mercy secondary school in Trim, County Meath or Scoil Mhuire. In the event that there are not any Irish student applicants, then this scholarship will be awarded to an American student of Irish descent from Cook County, IL. This scholarship was established through the generosity of Mrs. Mary Cartan Hendry, '67.
This scholarship was established at graduation by members of the Class of 2001 and Jim and Trish Morris, '83. The candidate must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher while contributing to the SXU community through athletics or extra-curricular activities.
Through the collective generosity of the Class of 2010, the Class of 2010 Book Scholarship will help incoming first-year students pay for textbooks and other course materials. James and Patricia Morris, Ph.D., '83, matched all contributions to this fund from graduating students. Applications are available during FOCUS.
Merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students. This scholarship was established through the generosity of the Cuneo Foundation.
Established through the generosity of Bernard and Jean Downey, this annual award provides assistance to students with high financial need.
A scholarship created to nurture positive, creative and thoughtful approaches to timely issues, with an emphasis on peace and understanding. This award was established through the generosity of Dr. Safia Haddad.
An annual award to a son or daughter of a member of IBEW Local 134. Applicants must be currently enrolled in Saint Xavier or accepted for full-time undergraduate status with a minimum GPA of 3.0. A 1,000-word essay must be submitted with two letters of recommendation. This scholarship was established through the generosity of IBEW Local 134.
This scholarship was established in 2004 at the President's Scholarship Ball. It is awarded to dependents of a Catholic school teacher or administrator with more than ten years of service in the communities surrounding Saint Xavier University campuses.
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student, preferably from Marist High School, who is an athlete or performing arts major. This scholarship was established through the generosity of Mrs. Carole Frank and Mrs. Kelly Mucha-Varela and contributions from family members and friends.
This award provides scholarship support for Saint Xavier students with high academic achievements and high financial need. It was established through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nessinger.
This award provides scholarship support for Saint Xavier students with high academic qualifications who demonstrate the outstanding loyalty and spirit of service that was characterized by Sister Denis O'Grady during her 50-plus years of service at Saint Xavier.
The Sister Mary Josetta Butler Scholarship was established in 1990 by the Board of Trustees at the request of an anonymous donor. The Butler Scholarship is intended to reinforce and promote the ideals of Christian liberal education and is awarded to a student who gives evidence of progress toward the achievement of this ideal through the study of religion and theology integrated with studies in other fields of intellectual inquiry, and who shows promise of making that education fruitful in a career of service.
Preference for this award will be given to graduates of Marist High School or Mother McAuley High School. This scholarship was established through the generosity of Mrs. Sue Shannon.
This fund will enable qualified graduates of area Catholic high schools to attend Saint Xavier University. These scholarships will be entitled the Mary Rita Stump Scholarship and the Robert Stump Scholarship and will impact many future generations of Saint Xavier students. This scholarship fund was established through the vision and generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stump.
The University offers both part-time and full-time scholarships based on prior academic credentials and are awarded by the Office of Admission upon acceptance to the University.
State funded scholarship for minority students studying to become teachers, with the goal of increasing the number of qualified minority teachers in Illinois elementary and secondary schools with minority student populations of 30 percent or more. Must be enrolled at least half time as an undergraduate or graduate student. Award amount is up to $5,000 per academic year.*
*Both the IFTC and MTI Scholarships require an application in addition to the FAFSA. For more information, and to submit an application, visit College Zone.