The Graduate School at the University of Saint Francis awards graduate scholarships for two semesters (fall and spring) of the coming year. Scholarships of $500 to $1,500 are available, based on GPA, demonstration of need and credit hours enrolled. You may be enrolled in any Graduate School program to be eligible for a graduate scholarship.


Academic Requirements

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduate GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale


  • You must apply and be accepted into a Graduate School program.
  • You must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • You must demonstrate some degree of financial need.
  • You must not be enrolled in a Virtual Campus degree program or receiving other institutional discounts; i.e., graduate assistantships or Alumni Second Degree Tuition.
  • You must register for at least six graduate credit hours.
  • You must reapply for the graduate scholarship each year.
  • Completed applications must be submitted by June 1 for the next academic school year. 

Application Procedures

You will be notified of the decision by receiving a revised award notification from financial aid. If you are awarded a graduate scholarship, the amount will be deducted from your bill.

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