The University of St. Francis is committed to making quality, private higher education affordable.
Scholarships and Grants
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
$8,500 – $11,000 annually – Be a member of PTK National Community College honor society.
$5,000 – $7,000 annually (3.00 – 3.24 GPA)
$6,000 – $9,000 annually (3.25 – 3.49 GPA)
$7,000 – $10,000 annually (3.50- 4.00 GPA)
President’s Leadership Scholarship
$4,000 annually (2.50 – 2.74 GPA)
$5,000 annually (2.75 – 2.99 GPA)
Duns Scotus Fellow Scholarship (Honors Program)
Additional $1,000 plus 10 percent discount for on-campus housing – Interview and application required.
Biology Fellows Scholarship
Additional $3,000 annually – Awarded to select students majoring in the natural sciences with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Interview and application required.
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
$300 – $700 annually – Relatives of Alumni
Leach Endowed Scholarship
Awards vary – Nursing major with demonstrated financial need.
Awards vary – Athletic scholarships may be given in conjunction with academic scholarships.
Private Illinois Colleges and Universities (PICU) Scholarship
$500-$1,000, one time scholarship – Student must be enrolled in an Illinois community college, complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, have a 3.0 GPA and enroll in one of the 48 PICU member institutions. Offered every semester. For more details, visit www.picuonline.org/scholarships.
USF Music Scholarship
$100 – $2,500 annually – Music Scholarships are available for students participating in 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. Auditions are done during the Freshman Scholarship Competition or by appointment.
Based upon financial need as determined by FAFSA and USF awarding policy.
USF Family Discount
5% of full-tme 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.