Walsh University Scholarships Available to Incoming Freshman

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Walsh University Presidential Scholarships Presidential Scholarships are awarded each year to a limited number of qualified entering freshmen in an amount equivalent to the cost of regular full-time tuition. Candidates should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, strong ACT or SAT score (27/1200 critical reading + math minimum), and class ranks typically in the top quartile or higher. Student leadership, high school activities, and church and/or community service are all considered. Candidates will be invited to Scholarship Day and must be admitted to Walsh University by the published deadline, which usually falls in January of each year, to be included in the Walsh University Scholarship Day pool. Recipients of the Presidential Scholarship will qualify for renewal by maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. The Presidential Scholarship is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters. Students receiving Presidential Scholarships are required to maintain full-time status (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester), reside in the University residence halls, participate in the Walsh University Honors Program and be enrolled in the appropriate Honors course each semester while receiving at least a “B” in each Honors course. The Presidential Scholarship replaces any previously awarded institutional funds.

Walsh University Founders Scholarships Founders Scholarships are awarded each year to qualified entering freshman in an amount equivalent to the cost of regular full-time tuition. One Founders Scholarship may be awarded to a top scholar at each of six Youngstown Diocesan high schools per year. Candidates should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, strong ACT or SAT score (27/1200 critical reading + math minimum), and class ranks typically in the top quartile or higher. Student leadership, high school activities, and church and/or community service are all considered. Recipients of the Founders Scholarship will qualify for renewal by maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. The Founders Scholarship is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters. Students receiving the Founders Scholarship are required to maintain full-time status (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester), must reside in the University residence halls and participate in the Walsh University Honors Program while receiving at least a “B” in each Honors course. The Founders Scholarship replaces any previously-awarded institutional funds.

Walsh University Academic Scholarships And Merit Awards (Incoming undergraduate Freshmen) Walsh rewards incoming full-time freshmen with scholarships and merit awards based on their high academic credentials (cumulative grade point average and ACT or SAT score). These scholarships and merit awards range from $7,000 to $12,500 and are renewable by maintaining a specific cumulative grade point average. They are available for eight consecutive semesters of undergraduate study.

Walsh University Honors Program Scholarships Awarded to students who have been accepted into the Walsh University Honors Program, these scholarships are renewable each year to students remaining in the Honors Program. To remain in good standing in the Honors Program, students must receive at least a “B” in each Honors course and must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (including non-honors courses) of 3.3. Students may receive this scholarship, which increases with each year of participation in the Honors Program, for a maximum of four academic years and be enrolled in an Honors course every semester.

Catholic High School Grant Walsh University offers the Catholic High School Graduate Grant of $1,000 to entering full-time freshman. To be eligible for the Catholic High School Graduate Grant, students must have graduated from a Catholic High school and meet the Walsh University’s admission criteria. The Catholic High School Graduate Grant is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and full-time status.

Sibling Grant A $1,000 award will be granted to brothers or sisters entering as full-time undergraduate students, of any dependent student currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate program at Walsh University. An award for multiple siblings is also available.

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