How to Apply for Scholarship

Only one application is needed to be eligible for a University College Scholarship. If you have already applied for the 2013-2014 there is no need to reapply.

University College Scholarship Instructions
Qualifications for a University College Scholarship:
  • Have completed at least 12 credits at SHU.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Are enrolled as a matriculated student in a degree program at SHU
  • Are in good standing with the Student Accounts Office AND the Financial Aid Office
  • Submit a completed scholarship application and essay by July 1, 2013
  • Submit the most recent SHU transcript.
The essay must be a minimum of 500 words and discuss the following:
  • Your career and educational goals
  • Why education is important to you and your future
  • Any extra-curricular or community activities, including any leadership roles
  • Unusual circumstances, including financial need, for the committee to consider
  • Your academic experience at Sacred Heart University
  • How a University College scholarship would help you in your studies.
Scholarships will be awarded based on qualifications and the requirements of individual scholarships noted on this page.
Note: the Alpha Sigma Lambda Scholarship is for those students who are members of The Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. This scholarship also has a different due date that has already passed. Reminders about this scholarship were sent out prior to the deadline.