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    Merit Scholarships

    Ursuline College offers a variety of scholarships based on academic performance to first-year students coming directly from high school.


    Scholarships are awarded based on application for admission to the College. No separate application is required. Students must have clear admission to Ursuline College prior to August 1 for consideration. Scholarship amounts are based on GPA and test scores, if submitted, at the point of admission. Test-optional applicants are reviewed on an individual basis for scholarships.

    Students are awarded one of the merit-based scholarships listed below based on the combination of their GPA and test scores as reviewed at the point of admission. High school GPA is based on a weighted 4.0 scale; other grading scales will be converted to a 4.0.

    • Presidential
    • Dean's
    • Ursuline Scholarship
    • Ursuline Award

    All traditional student scholarships are renewable if the student is full-time undergraduate student and maintains a 2.0 college GPA. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor’s degrees are not eligible.

    Other Ursuline College Scholarships

    In addition to receiving one of Ursuline’s Merit Scholarships, students may be eligible for one of the awards listed below. Students must be clearly admitted to the College to be considered for the following scholarships.

    Alumnae Scholarship

    • Up to $1,000
    • Recipient must be the child or niece of an Ursuline College or St. Johns College alumnae and list the relationship on their admission application.

    Archbishop Hoban Scholarship

    • Check for deadlines with your guidance counselor.
    • Up to $1,000
    • Awarded to students from Catholic high schools in the Cleveland Diocese.
    • Students must apply through high school guidance counselors.

    Mulhausen Chemistry Scholarship

    • Up to $5,000
    • For Chemistry majors or minors
    • Students are considered for this award upon application

    Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholarship

    • Up to $5,200 per year
    • Eligible majors are Nursing, Art Therapy, Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry
    • Faculty Mentors connect students to mentors, job shadowing, internships, and research
    • Read more here

    Say Amen Scholarship

    Ursuline will award one full tuition scholarship to graduates of each of the six Greater Cleveland Catholic high schools through this program beginning in the 2020-21 academic year.  One student from each of the following high schools will be awarded:  Villa Angela - St. Joseph High School, Beaumont School, Saint Joseph Academy, Cleveland Central Catholic High School, Trinity High School and Saint Martin de Porres High School.

    All students from these high schools who are admitted by March 1 will be considered for this award.  For more information, contact the Ursuline College Office of Admission.

    Say Yes Scholarship

    Say Yes scholarships are available to graduates of Cleveland public schools and partnering charter schools.  Ursuline awarded five scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year and will continue to award five additional scholarships each year.  The award ensures that students whose annual family income is at or below $75,000 are able to attend tuition free (covered by federal, state, and institutional scholarships and grants). 

    Students and families interested in the program should visit the Say Yes Cleveland website for eligibility requirements and other details at

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    Applying for Private Scholarships

    Ursuline College is a member of Financial Aid Web Search Through the Web (FastWeb). FastWeb is the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides access to a searchable database of more than 400,000 private scholarships, fellowships, grants, and student loans. FastWeb is a free service. It is best to start your search for private scholarships early – usually in December, for the following academic year. Scholarship application deadlines are commonly in February through May.

    Please note that the following web sites provide free information on available scholarships. You should not have to pay anything to obtain outside scholarship information.