Scholarships in the College for Adults


Through the College for Adults, the University offers busy adult students affordable access to the St. Catherine University learning experience through flexible enrollment options and reduced tuition rates.

Corporate and Community Partnership

College for Adults students working in St. Catherine University’s corporate partners receive a special partner scholarship, reducing their tuition by 10%. Most College for Adults programs are eligible.

Corporate and community partnership

Alumni Referral Scholarship

Do you know a Katie? If you know someone who has graduated from St. Kate’s, ask them to submit an Alumni Referral Scholarship card and you’ll receive a one-time, $300 scholarship. The referral card must be submitted by a St. Kate's alum within two weeks of your online application.

Legacy Scholarships

DupliKate Scholarship

$1,200 per academic year: awarded to individuals pursuing their first degree as full-time students, whose parent or grandparent graduated from St. Catherine.


TripliKate Scholarship

$1,500 per academic year: awarded to individuals pursuing their first degree as full-time students, whose parent and grandparent graduated from St. Catherine.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

For PTK members transferring from an accredited two-year college into their first bachelor's program, enrolling full-time and remaining in good academic standing. Annual amount: $1,800.

St. Kate’s Associate Alumni Scholarship

For graduates of a St. Kate’s associate degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA, enrolling in the College for Adults to pursue their first bachelor’s degree. Students must enroll in at least 6 credits for fall, spring or summer terms and remain in good academic standing to receive a renewable scholarship of up to $3,000 per year for two years ($6,000 max).

St. Kate's Complete Scholarship

For students who complete an associate degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA from one of the following institutions, and enroll in St. Kate's College for Adults for their first bachelor's program:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
  • Century College
  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Minneapolis College (MCTC)
  • Normandale Community College
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • St. Paul College

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Outside Scholarships

In addition to scholarships offered through the University, you may wish to pursue scholarships awarded by other organizations. 

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