Financial Aid - Scholarships for New Students | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Welcome to Student Financial Services

    College is a significant investment—personally and financially. Our office works with each student to make a Franciscan education an affordable reality. We will assemble the best possible package of financial aid so you can come to learn and grow here at Franciscan.

     

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    Our Admissions staff is ready to help you with any questions. Contact them at admissions@franciscan.edu or (740) 283-6226  

  • Academic Scholarships

    We offer a variety of merit-based academic scholarships for excellent students. There is no application required, and scholarships are granted to students upon their acceptance. All academic scholarships are renewable. You may contact your admissions counselor for more information.


    FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

    Incoming high school seniors may qualify for one of these scholarships:

    • Father Michael Scanlan Scholarship Competition (FMSSC) Full-tuition Scholarship
      Students compete for two full-tuition scholarships. This invitation-only competition is open to all Presidential and Chancellor Scholarship recipients who have been admitted by January 15, 2018.


    • Chancellor Scholarship: $10,000
      Requires a minimum 1420 SAT, 31 ACT or 101 CLT,* as well as a certain GPA.**

    • Dean's Scholarship: $8,000
      Requires a minimum 1280 SAT, 27 ACT or 87 CLT,* as well as a certain GPA.**

       
    • Provost Scholarship: $7,000
      Requires a minimum 1130 SAT, 23 ACT or 72 CLT,* and a 3.0 high school GPA**

    • St. Elizabeth Grant: $4,000
      Requires a minimum 1000 SAT, 21 ACT or 65 CLT,* and a 2.4 high school GPA.**


    * SAT requirements include only Critical Reading and Math sections; ACT requirements are Composite.

    ** Scholarships also depend on your high school GPA. Contact your admissions counselor for more information.

    NOTE: Updated transcripts and test scores may be submitted through the end of April. Scores from different test dates will not be combined.


    FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

    You must have completed at least 24 college credits. (If you have not completed 24 college credits, your scholarship could depend on your high school information and test scores.) Transfer student scholarships are based on your cumulative GPA in college.

     

    • St. Clare Scholarship: $5,000 
      Requires a minimum 3.7 college GPA

    • St. Maximillian Kolbe Scholarship - $4,000
      Requires minimum 3.4 college GPA

    • St. Padre Pio Scholarship - $3,000
      Requires a minimum 3.0 college GPA 

     

    OTHER NEW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

    We also offer additional scholarship opportunities for students who qualify. Please contact your admissions counselor if you have any questions.

    • TOR Parish/School – Students who belong to select parishes and high schools staffed by the Third Order Regular Friars of the Most Sacred Heart Province may qualify for this scholarship. Contact your admissions counselor if you think you may qualify.

    • Phi Theta Kappa – Transfer students that are members of PTK are encouraged to apply on our website.
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