Scholarships for International Students

A majority of our international students receive a partial scholarship to attend St. Catherine. We encourage you to submit your scholarship application with your application for admission.


Catherine T. McNamee International Student Scholarship

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to female, bachelor degree seeking students enrolled full time in the day program. Scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement and financial need.

Annual Amounts
$4,000–$20,000 while enrolled full time

Scholarships are applied to tuition, room and board if the student lives at the University.

Most international student scholarships are based on the student taking four classes per semester and living on campus. Scholarships will be reduced if a student takes fewer classes or lives off campus.

This scholarship was established in 2012 to honor St. Catherine University's 8th president, who led the University to greater international visibility.


Alumnae Referral Scholarship

Eligibility
Students who receive an Alumnae Referral Card from an alumna of the University. The referral card must be submitted with admission application.

Amount
$600 at the time of enrollment only


DupliKate Scholarship

Eligibility
Daughters or granddaughters of St. Catherine University alumnae.

Annual Amount
$2,000


TripliKate Scholarship

Eligibility
Students who have both a parent and a grandparent who graduated from St. Catherine University.

Annual Amount
$3,000


The Bonnie Hyland Umeh Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Eligibility
This scholarship is for a female bachelor degree seeking student with Nigerian citizenship.

Annual Amount
$1,000–$3,000

This scholarship is intended to increase the diversity of the St. Catherine’s student body and encourage leadership of Nigerian women.


EducationUSA Scholarship

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to female, bachelor degree seeking students enrolled in the day program who submit a letter of recommendation from the EducationUSA advisor in their home country.

One-Time Amount
$1,500


ELS Scholarship

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to female, bachelor degree seeking international students enrolled in the College for Women who have completed Level 110 or higher (with a B average GPA) at any ELS Educational Services Center.

One-Time Amount
$1,500


GLI Scholarship

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to female, undergraduate international students enrolled in the College for Women who have completed English language studies at Global Language Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota. The recipient must complete the Accelerated Level and obtain a letter of recommendation from GLI staff.

One-Time Amount
$1,500