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.
From $1,000 up to full tuition ($80,000 four year full tuition value) – Scholarship competition available to selected students accepted to USF before January 30. Competition is held during the month of February.
Up to $15,000 annually (maximum $60,000 four year value) – Minimum ACT score of 24. Award varies based on ACT and GPA composite score.
Up to $12,000 annually (maximum $48,000 four year value) – Minimum ACT score of 22. Award varies based on ACT and GPA composite score.
Up to $10,000 annually (maximum $40,000 four year value) – Minimum GPA of 2.51. Award varies based on GPA and ACT composite score.
$1,000 annually available to Presidential Scholarship recipients. Essay and interview required. Interview must be completed at the Scholars Award competition held during the month of February.
$3,000 annually – Major in the Natural Sciences and have received the Presidential Scholarship. Essay and Interview required. Interview must be completed at the Scholars Award competition held during the month of February.
$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.
$3,000 annually – Available to incoming freshman who graduate from a Catholic high school.
$300 – $700 annually – Relatives of parents, siblings, and grandparents.
Awards vary – Contact the USF Athletic Department for details on scholarship oppertunities.
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.