Outside Scholarships

It is important that students research outside sources of financial aid whether it be civic organizations, corporations, or within their high school. Many times seeking application and details regarding these sources is just a phone call away! These private scholarships range in value and can help decrease a student’s overall indebtedness on a yearly basis. Please be sensitive to deadlines for each application as well as additional paperwork that may be required. The websites listed below give a snapshot of requirements, contact information, and scholarship amounts. To receive more information please click on the links. Although these sites are safe and secure, we ask that students be wary of sharing any personal information on sites that are not recommended.

The Office of Financial Assistance recommends the following scholarship search websites:

We are notified of the following outside scholarships that are available to SHU students:

Part-Time Student Scholarships

  • Check for latest Update: University College, 203-365-7678

Clara Abbott Scholarship

  • For tuition, fees, room and board, transportation, supplies, books and other expenses
  • Checks presented to Financial Assistance, not Bursar
  • Undergraduate credits only
  • Minimum 2.2 GPA


Distance Learning

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Multi-Cultural Scholarship/Internship


  • Female or Minority
  • All majors may apply
  • U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 yrs. old
  • Full time or part-time Junior or Senior undergrad
  • Recent work experience or college involvement in service, retail, leadership, athletic/team, community, organizations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • No DWI/DUI on record last 5 years or driving violations last 2 /3 years
  • Authorized to work in USA and not require sponsorship by company now or in future

Network of Executive Women Scholarship

  • More Information: Website or call (203) 795-0305
  • Women in need of financial assistance