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Merit Scholarships – Up to $27,000

When you submit your application for admission, you’ll automatically be considered for merit scholarships up to $27,000, which are awarded based on your classroom performance, standardized test scores, and extracurricular involvement.

Listed scholarship values are annual amounts that automatically renew for a total of four years, as long as academic and conduct standards are maintained. Students are notified of their scholarship at the time of admission.

Please note: The GPA and test scores listed for each scholarship below represent the average credentials of students offered admission for fall 2019.

Magis Scholarship
Up to $27,000 
GPA: A- ACT: 30 SAT: 1340 

Presidential Scholarship
Up to $24,000
GPA: B+ ACT: 25 SAT: 1150

University Scholarship
Up to $20,000
GPA: B ACT: 21 SAT: 1000

Ignatian Award
Up to $12,000
Students not eligible for the above scholarships will be considered for this award which emphasizes strong work ethic, leadership, and commitment to service.

Outside Scholarships

Be sure to research and apply for outside scholarships, which can help you gain additional support for your John Carroll educational experience. All legitimate scholarship searches should be free and should not ask for any credit card or bank information. If you are unsure of the legitimacy of a scholarship offer or search, please do not hesitate to contact Student Enrollment and Financial Services or the Better Business Bureau.

Explore a list of reputable scholarship search engines our students have found helpful and scholarships we hope our students pursue.