The University of St. Francis is committed to making quality, private higher education affordable.
Scholarships and are awarded to freshman based upon their high school achievements. The scholarships listed below, require that students be accepted to the University of St. Francis and enrolled full time in a traditional undergraduate program.
USF Scholars Award
From $20,000 up to full tuition ($80,000 four year full tuition value) – Scholarship competition available to selected students accepted to USF before January 31, 2014. Competition will be held February 8, 2014.
Up to $14,000 annually (maximum $56,000 four year value) – Minimum ACT score of 24. Award varies based on ACT and GPA composite score.
Up to $11,000 annually (maximum $44,000 four year value) – Minimum ACT score of 22. Award varies based on ACT and GPA composite score.
USF Franciscan Fellows Award
Up to $9,000 annually (maximum $36,000 four year value) – Minimum GPA of 2.51. Award varies based on GPA and ACT composite score.
USF Duns Scotus Honors Program
$1,000 plus 10 percent discount for on-campus housing annually. – Available to Presidential Scholarship recipients. Essay and Interview required. Interview must be completed before January 31, 2014 or at the Scholars Award competition held February 8, 2014.
Biology Fellows Scholarship
$3,000 annually – Major in the Natural Sciences and have received the Presidential Scholarship. Essay and Interview required. Interview must be completed before January 31, 2014 or at the Scholars Award competition held February 8, 2014.
USF Music Scholarship
$100 – $2,500 annually – Music Scholarships are available for students participating in USF music ensembles, including the Schola Cantorum, the Singing Saints, and the Joliet Symphony Orchestra. Awards are given based on talent and financial need and an audition with the Music Department is required. Contact the Music Department to schedule an audition.
Catholic School Scholarship
$1,000 annually – Available to incoming freshman who graduate from a Catholic high school.
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
$300 – $700 annually – Relatives of parents, siblings, and grandparents.
Awards vary – Contact the USF Athletic Department for details on scholarship oppertunities.
USF Family Discount
5% of full-time traditional undergraduate tuition – Available for immediate family members when 2 or more students are registered full-time in a traditional undergraduate full-tuition rate program.
Amounts Vary – Based upon financial need as determined b the FAFSA and USF awarding policy.