Merit scholarships are typically awarded on the basis of academic or artistic merit, in addition to special interests. Some merit scholarships also consider financial need, but rewarding talent is the primary objective. St. Kate's merit scholarships are awarded at the time of admission.
Need-based awards are given out as part of the regular financial aid application process. These awards require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
There are thousands of scholarships, fellowships and grants available to students. Use these sites and see the search tips section below for help.
St. Kate's Outside Scholarship Listing
Search for outside scholarships available to St. Kate's students, organized by major. This list often features regional scholarships or scholarship programs specifically recruiting St. Kate's applicants. It is updated throughout the year, with listings commonly appearing in winter and spring for the upcoming fall.
Locates scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background.
A database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarship, fellowships, grants and loans. Expanded and updated daily.
Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students
BestColleges.com researched and compiled information on scholarship opportunities for minority students.
Native American Scholarship Database 2018-19
Scholarships that are available specifically for Native American high school students entering college in 2018-19.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
Scholarship Search is the free way to get access to more than 5 million college scholarships worth up to $24 billion.
Scholarships for Hispanic & Latino/a Students
BestColleges.com researched and compiled information on financial aid opportunities for minority students – including Hispanic and Latino/a students specifically. There are also scholarship options exclusive to undocumented students.
TFS Scholarship Database
Tuition Funding Sources Scholarship database, which is a Wells Fargo sponsor, has the largest database of scholarships – over 7 million available for high school, college and Graduate level students.
It takes time and energy to search for and apply for scholarships, but your investment of time can be well worth it. To ensure success, you will need to prepare, search, evaluate, and apply.
Online Safety information and tips — When searching for outside scholarships, please keep the following safety tips in mind:
St. Kate's Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP)
The Assistantship Mentoring Program is a scholarly community in which students are paid to work one on one with a faculty or staff mentor as a teaching assistant, research collaborator, or program development collaborator.
St. Kate's Summer Scholars
The Summer Scholars program is an intensive 10-week experience during which faculty and students collaborate on projects while immersed in a culture of scholarship with other research teams.
Search hundreds of jobs and internships posted by employers for St. Kate's students and alumnae.