How to Apply for Scholarship

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
  • 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.
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.