These scholarships are offered to students demonstrating outstanding athletic ability who plan to participate in inter-collegiate athletics at Loyola. For information, please contact Loyola's Athletics department. Scholarship amounts will vary and are determined by the athletics department.
Cristo Rey Scholars Program Scholarship
Students attending Cristo Rey Network schools around the country are invited to apply to join the next class of Cristo Rey Scholars at Loyola University Chicago. Starting the summer before entering Loyola, Cristo Rey Scholars engage in a dynamic program to enrich their academic, social, spiritual, community, and professional experiences in college.
In order to be eligible for the scholarship program, applicants must be admitted to Loyola by February 1. Completed applications for the Cristo Rey Scholars Program must be submitted by March 1. Selected finalists will be required to attend an on-campus interview on Saturday March 28, 2015. Scholarships recipients will be notified by mid-April.
DACA Scholarships (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
Loyola University Chicago offers five scholarships via a selective process to admitted students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status. Students must be admitted by February 1, 2015. Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1, 2015. Selected finalists will be required to attend an on-campus interview with notification by mid-April. The scholarship covers tuition, room and board expenditures and student fees. Admitted freshman or transfer students may apply.
Elaine Bruggemeier Debate Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to students with previous debate or forensic experience who plan to participate in the inter-collegiate debate program at Loyola. Loyola sponsors a policy debate program that competes in NDT and CEDA. Scholarship amounts will vary. Prospective candidates must be admitted to Loyola by March 1. Please contact David Romanelli, Director of Debate, at: 773.508.3808.
Gannon Scholars Leadership Program
Scholarships for the Gannon Scholars Leadership Program are awarded to students who will advance the mission of the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholarship, and service. The scholarships are renewable for three additional years based on successful participation in the program. Interested applicants are encouraged to read about the mission of the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and learn more about our program here: http://luc.edu/gannon.
A review of completed applications will begin early January 2015. All applications must be submitted by Monday, February 2, 2015. Twenty-five applicants chosen as semi-finalists will be notified by email no later than March to schedule a Skype or on-campus interview during Loyola weekend on March 27-29, 2015. Scholarship recipients will be notified of the review committee's decision in mid-April. Questions regarding the scholarship can be sent to email@example.com.
Newly Admitted Freshman for Fall 2015 can apply for the Gannon Leadership Scholarship now by downloading the application here.
Immaculata High School of Chicago Alumnae Association Scholarships
Scholarships are available to alumnae of Immaculata High School of Chicago or families of Immaculata High School of Chicago alumnae. Prospective candidates must be accepted to Loyola by May 1. Eligible family members include: children, stepchildren, adopted children, nieces, nephews and grandchildren of Immaculata High School of Chicago alumnae and also descendants of spouses of alumnae. Awards vary from $100 to $500 and are based on financial need. Download the application here. For more information, contact Edward R. Moore, Scholarship Director, Office of Student Financial Assistance, at: 773.508.7704.
Jesuit, Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) and Sisters of Christian Charity High School Half Tuition Scholarships
These half tuition scholarships are awarded to one student from each Jesuit, B.V.M., Sisters of Christian Charity high school in the United States and Puerto Rico. Candidates must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and must be nominated by their high school principal or their designate (one nomination per school). Applications will be sent to each eligible school in December and nominations must be received by March 1. For scholarship renewal, recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher and complete 20 hours of community service per semester.
Latino Art Beat
Two $8,000 scholarships ($2,000 each year for four consecutive years) are awarded to three new students accepted to Loyola and also named winners in Chicago's Latino Art Beat competition by Mr. Don Rossi Nuncio, president. These scholarships are restricted to tuition.
Martin J. Svaglic Humanities Scholarship
Two $2,500 per year scholarships will be awarded to qualified new freshman or transfer students who have been admitted into one the following areas in the humanities: Classical Studies, Communication, English, Fine and Performing Arts, History, Journalism, Mondern Languages, Philosophy, Theology, or Theatre. Prospective candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. New Freshman must have a 26 ACT or 1170 SAT and be admitted to Loyola prior to February 1, 2015. Qualified applicants must complete and submit this application by March 2, 2015. The recipients will be notified by April 3, 2015. Click here to complete your application.
National Merit/National Achievement Finalists
One full-tuition scholarships are available to students who have been named National Merit/National Achievement finalists by the National Merit Corporation. Qualified students should submit a copy of their award letter from the National merit Corporation as their application for one of these scholarships by March 1. A committee will review each student's application for admission, writing sample and transcript.
Any National Merit/National Achievement finalist who does not receive one of the full-tuition scholarships may receive a Loyola-sponsored $2,000 scholarship.
For both scholarships students must name Loyola as their first-choice school with the National Merit Corporation. The full-tuition scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher for renewal. Recipients of the $2,000 scholarships must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Interested candidates should e-mail Edward R. Moore, Scholarship Director, Financial Aid Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
These scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen of who are fluent in reading and speaking the Polish language. All candidates are required to take a fluency examination on Loyola's campus Saturday, March 28 2015, for the upcoming academic year. Scholarship amounts will vary. Prospective candidates must be admitted to Loyola by February 1. Click here to submit your application for the Plocieniak Scholarship exam.
School of Education Half-Tuition Scholarship
Two half-tuition scholarships are offered to incoming freshman entering the School of Education. Applicants must have a composite score of 25 or higher on the ACT or equivalent SAT score and a 3.4 high school GPA or higher. This scholarship may not be combined with another academic award and will replace any previously awarded scholarsgip. The deadline to apply for this application is March 2, 2015. Click here for more information and to complete your application.
Senn High School Scholars
Loyola University Chicago offeres five awards via a selective process to admitted students from Senn High School. Eligible students must graduate from Senn High School by the Summer 2015 and be admitted to Loyola by February 1, 2015. Admitted students are also encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by February 15, 2015 given the opportunity to qualify for the Illinois Monetary Program (MAP) amongst other need-based awards. Undocumented students are invited to apply as well. The application deadline is March 2, 2015. Click here to submit your application for the Senn Scholars award.
This endowed scholarship is available to pay toward tuition to any Catholic student by the last name of Zolp who attends Loyola University Chicago. A copy of a birth certificate and a baptismal or confirmation certificate confirming the last name of Zolp must be filed with the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Prospective candidates must be admitted to Loyola by February 1. Scholarship amounts will vary depending upon fund availability and the number of eligible recipients.