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Athletic Scholarships

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, 2013. Completed applications for the Cristo Rey Scholars Program must be submitted by March 1, 2013.  Selected finalists will be required to attend an on-campus interview on Saturday April 6, 2013. Scholarships recipients will be notified by mid-April.

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 Leadership Scholarships

These $4,000 scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman (up to five) who demonstrate outstanding leadership involvement and are committed to the sustainability of a more equal and just community.  The competitive scholarships, available through the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, seek qualified students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Completed applications must be received in our office by Monday, February 3rd, 2014.  Twenty selected finalists will attend an on-campus interview during admitted student weekend, March 29-30th, 2014.  Up to five scholarship applicants will receive notification of acceptance in April.  Interested applicants are encouraged to read the mission statement and learn more about our program here: http://luc.edu/gannon/gslp.shtml.  Questions regarding the scholarship can be sent to gannonscholars@luc.edu.

Newly Admitted Freshman for Fall 2014 can apply for the Gannon Leadership Scholarship now by downloading the application here.

Ignatian Scholarship

Full-tuition scholarships, renewable for three consecutive years, are available on a competitive basis. Qualified new freshman are invited to apply and compete for this Achievement Award.  Qualified students are required to submit an application, an essay, a resume, and attend an on-campus interview with faculty in early April.  Applicants must have a minimum ACT composite of 33 or higher or a minimum SAT combined math and critical reading score of 1440 or higher and a cumulative high school GPA of a 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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 an 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, 2013.  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.

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, Office of Student Financial Assistance at: emoore@luc.edu.

Plocieniak Scholarships

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, April 6, 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.

Zolp Scholarships

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.


Financial Aid Office · Sullivan Center · 6339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.7704 · lufinaid@luc.edu
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660

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