At Saint Leo University, we believe an investment in your education is an investment in your future.
We are committed to providing you with useful information for financing your future.
You have a number of options available in your pursuit of financial aid. Besides loans and federal and state grants, you may seek outside scholarship funding based on academic and professional accomplishments, and other eligibility criteria.
Your Scholarship Search
To begin your search for scholarships, Saint Leo University recommends the following websites:
Begin your scholarship search early, and be persistent. These directories are often updated on a regular basis, so check back frequently. And when you've found scholarship opportunities that sound right for you, be thoughtful and thorough in your application materials.
We are pleased to provide a directory of some external scholarships that are popular with Saint Leo University students. This is not meant to be a complete or exhaustive list of all available opportunities.
The Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship
The Bailey Family Foundation offers scholarship programs to high school seniors as well as current college students with demonstrated scholastic achievement, community service and financial need. A limited number of these scholarships are reserved for Saint Leo University students. To qualify, a current student must be in good standing with the University and a new student must be accepted into one of Saint Leo University's programs. Scholarship applications and additional information are available at www.bailey-family.org.
Datatel Scholarship Foundation
Datatel, a private company that provides software and professional services for higher education, offers scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending institutions it serves, including Saint Leo University. Please visit www.datatelscholars.org for more information regarding edibility requirements.
- Angelfire Scholarship: For any student who is a Vietnam veteran, or a spouse or child of a Vietnam veteran, or a refugee from Cambodia, Laos, or Vietnam during the 1964-1975 time frame.
- Russ Griffith Memorial Scholarship: For any student currently enrolled in school after experiencing a five-year or more absence.
Florida College Student of the Year Award
If you're a Florida college student who is financially self-reliant, makes excellent grades, and is actively involved in your college and community, you have a chance at winning a share of nearly $60,000 in scholarships and prizes. Download applications forms and information at www.floridaleader.com/soty.
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship
A scholarship of $3,500 is available to one or more undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. For more information, visit http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=96&Itemid=107.
The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
Government Finance Officers Association awards $5,000 to an undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management. Applications and additional information can be found at http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=96&Itemid=107.
Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to women who have earned a high school diploma or GED before September 1994. Five $10,000 scholarships and 50 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. For more information and applications go to Talbot's website at www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen.
The nonprofit organization ThanksUSA invites all children and spouses of military personnel to apply for an award of $3,000 or up to the program costs for an undergraduate degree. Master's programs and graduate-level study are not eligible. ThanksUSA has awarded 2,200 scholarships with a total value of nearly $6.5 million since being established in 2006. To learn more about the scholarship and to download the application, go to www.thanksusa.org.
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
To close the educational attainment gap, UNCF provides scholarship and internship opportunities to all ethnicities, with a focus on African American students. UNCF enables more then 60,0000 students each year to attend college. Visit www.uncf.org.