Saint Francis Academic Scholarship
The Saint Francis Academic Scholarship is named in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, who devoted his life to preaching the gospel and serving all people, especially the poor and the sick. Saint Francis’ legacy of service lives on at Marian University through the institution’s understanding of the Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship, informed by prayer.
The award is a half-tuition scholarship available to 20 first-time freshmen and is renewable for up to seven consecutive semesters by enrolling full-time and maintaining a university GPA of 3.00 or higher.
To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Complete the admissions process and have been admitted to Marian University no later than December 1.
- Hold a minimum high school GPA of 3.50.
- Earn minimum test scores of 1150 on the SAT (Critical Reading and Math portions) or 25 on the ACT.
- Demonstrate a record of leadership and community service.
- Commit to an educational experience framed within the context of Marian University’s Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship, informed by prayer.
Students must apply for the Saint Francis Academic Scholarship by December 30. To apply:
Award notifications will be mailed two weeks after the last competition date. Candidates not selected for the Saint Francis Academic Scholarship will automatically become eligible for other scholarships and awards.
For more information, please contact the Office of Admission.