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The Jesuit Community Scholarship

Saint Louis University has established the SLU Jesuit Community Scholarships.

One student from each of the 28 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis as well as four Catholic high schools in the Metro East will receive a scholarship to SLU. Annual award amounts will range from $5,000 to full tuition, depending on financial need.


To qualify for SLU Jesuit Community Scholarships, applicants must have the following:

  • A minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
  • A demonstrated financial need in a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which must be submitted by February 15
  • A 500-word essay on the topic, "What does a Catholic education mean to you?"

Recipients can renew their scholarships each academic year if they maintain full-time enrollment and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. They also must complete 20 hours of service annually at their alma mater high schools and students must show proof of service to the Financial Aid office.

Each high school will recommend one candidate for the award.

Parents or students who would like more information about the SLU Jesuit Community Scholarships should contact their high school's guidance office.

Students from the following high schools will be eligible for SLU Jesuit Community Scholarships:

Archdiocese of St. Louis
Barat Academy Saint Louis Priory School
Bishop DuBourg High School Saint Louis University High School
Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory School St. Dominic High School
Chaminade College Preparatory School St. John Vianney High School
Christian Brothers College High School St. Joseph's Academy
Cor Jesu Academy St. Mary's High School
DeSmet Jesuit High School St. Pius X High School
Duchesne High School St. Vincent DePaul High School
Incarnate Word Academy Trinity Catholic High School
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Ursuline Academy
Nerinx Hall High School Valle High School
Notre Dame High School Villa Duchesne Oak Hill School
Rosati-Kain High School Visitation Academy
Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School

 

Metro East
Althoff Catholic High School
Marquette Catholic High School
Gibault Catholic High School
Mater Dei Catholic High School
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