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These funds are awarded to incoming first-year students only and are renewable for an additional three years. The deadline to apply for these awards, unless otherwise noted, is February 1, 2020. Decisions will be made by March 1, 2020.

Those scholarships requiring a separate application below are indicated with an asterisk. For scholarships that do not require a separate application, every accepted student who meets the criteria will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Committee.

 

 

Akron/Canton Area Scholarships

Goodyear Scholars Award
$10,000 (2 available)

This scholarship is awarded to two deserving students from Summit county, Ohio. The award will be in addition to any merit scholarship awarded from the Office of Admission at the time of acceptance to John Carroll. There is no separate application for this scholarship. To be considered, students must:

  • be a resident of Summit county, Ohio
  • apply for admission by our December 1 Early Action deadline
  • present a competitive record of academic achievement along with a demonstrated commitment to leadership and service to others throughout their high school career
  • file for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

William Henkel Scholarship
$1,250

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student who is a graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School in Akron, Ohio.

Yonto Family Scholarship
$2,000

Awarded to an Orrville High School graduate with a 2.75 GPA and evidence of leadership. Candidates from Archbishop Hoban, St. Vincent/Mary or Canton Central Catholic will also be considered.

Central Ohio Area Scholarships

Beck Memorial Scholarship
$3,400

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student from Franklin, Delaware or Licking County who meets and maintains academic standards.

Brian & Janine Mortellaro Scholarship
$1,000

The Brian & Jane Mortellaro Scholarship is awarded yearly to one incoming student from Guernsey, Muskingum, Knox, Franklin, Licking, Morrow, or Holmes Counties in Ohio.

Central Ohio Alumni Scholarship
$2,000

This scholarship is intended for a student from the greater Columbus, Ohio, area who is involved in extracurricular activities and displays evidence of leadership while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Mark Schell Scholarship
$1,375

This scholarship is awarded to a student from the Columbus/Central Ohio area. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, an inspiring attitude, a positive influence on peers, and provide service to others.

Chicago Area Scholarships

Alumni Chapter of Chicago Leadership Scholarship*
$5,000

This scholarship is intended for an individual from the Chicago area who has proven that they will be a leader while at JCU. Separate application required. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager.

Cavanagh Scholarship
$1,250

The Cavanagh Scholarship provides support for a student from St. Viator High School in Chicago.

The Charles McGarrity Scholarship*
$1,150

This scholarship is given to a student from any Catholic high school in Chicago, Illinois. Special consideration given to those students from Loyola Academy High School with a min GPA of 2.75.

Fenwick Scholarship
$2,500

Awarded to student from Fenwick High School in Chicago who exhibits strong leadership. Preference given to a student with financial need.

Loyola Academy Scholarship*
$30,000

The Loyola Academy Scholarship was created to recognize the academic excellence of a Loyola Academy student who represents the characteristics of Ignatian heritage and is committed to Jesuit education. The $30,000 annual scholarship is awarded to a student with ACT score of at least 27, combined with a 90 or higher on the Loyola Academy unweighted 100 point-scale  and evidence of leadership and service. Separate application required. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager.

Marie Lynch Julius ’83 Scholarship
$1,250

Offered to an entering female from St. Viator High School and/or Mother McAuley High School.

Mary Labuda Scholarship
$2,500
Awarded to an incoming student with financial need from Chicago, IL.

Michael McDonagh Scholarship
$2,500
This scholarship is available to support an incoming student from North Lawndale Preparatory in Chicago, IL.

Sansone Scholarship
$2,000

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Leo Catholic H.S. in Chicago, IL or any Cristo Rey school. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 and demonstrated leadership qualities.

Thomas Tully Family Scholarship*
$25,000

The Thomas M. Tully Family Scholarship is for an entering graduate from St. Ignatius College Prep. The scholarship is $25,000 per year for 4 years for one student. A GPA of 2.75 is required for renewal. Separate application required. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager. An application is required.

Tom Stokes Scholarship
$6,200

This scholarship awarded to a graduate of Nazareth Academy in La Grange, Illinois.
 

Cleveland Area Scholarships

Anthony Ferrante Scholarship
$5,100

This scholarship is presented to an incoming student with unmet need. Special consideration is provided to graduates of Holy Name High School in Parma Heights, Ohio.

Blaha Family Scholarship
$3,200

This is awarded to an incoming first-year student from St. Ignatius High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Recipient must show involvement in extracurricular activities and evidence of leadership.

Dan Frate Scholarship
$7,500

Awarded to an incoming student from Cleveland with financial need and strong academic credentials. Preference given to a Benedictine High School graduate.

James Clark Scholarship
$1,200

This is awarded to an incoming first-year student from Benedictine High School with financial need.

Kevin Thomas Hurley ’72 Scholarship
$1,375

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Benedictine High School.

Lavelle Cleveland Club Scholarship
$1,000

This scholarship is made available to students from the greater Cleveland area who have shown extracurricular and leadership involvement.

Merriman/Callahan Scholarship
$2,500

This is awarded to an incoming student who is a resident of Cleveland with a minimum GPA of 2.8 at a Cleveland public high school or a high school in the Cleveland Diocese and desires to become a teacher. An application is required.

Wasmer Scholarship
$2,500

This award is presented to a graduate of Cleveland Central Catholic High School with a minimum GPA of 2.75.

Detroit Area Scholarships

Deneweth Scholarship
$4,900

This scholarship is awarded to a student from the Detroit area who has shown leadership. A minimum GPA of 3.25 is required. Preference given to students graduating from Brother Rice High School or Marian High School.

Muer Detroit Scholarship
$2,300

This scholarship is awarded to a student from Detroit, Michigan, with unmet financial need.

Greater New York City and New England Area Scholarships

Andrew "Dewey" McCarthy Scholarship*
$3,500

This award recognizes an incoming first-year student who has demonstrated record of leadership, citizenship, and academic ability who hails from the New England area. The Andrew McCarthy Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Dewey’s family, friends, teammates, classmates and co-workers. Since 1983, money has been raised in support of the scholarship, and today the fund is fully endowed. The scholarship has been awarded annually since 1988. Separate application required.

New York City Area Scholarships

A.M.D.G. Scholarship
$10,000

Available to students from the New York City area . This $10,000 annual scholarship is awarded to 5 students. Separate application required.

Ohio Area Scholarships

Heltzel Scholarship
$1,375

This award is given to a graduate of Warren JFK High School in Youngstown, OH who has a minimum 2.50 GPA and has demonstrated leadership qualities.  

Picard Scholarship
$4,400

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student from the state of Ohio who is planning on majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Preference is given to those from the Mansfield, OH area.

Sandusky St. Mary Scholarship
$1,000

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student from St. Mary Central Catholic High School in Sandusky, Ohio, with a minimum GPA of 3.25.

Western Pennsylvania Area Scholarships

Erie Cathedral Prep/Villa Maria Scholarship
$3,500 (2 available)

This award is available to a graduate of Erie Cathedral Preparatory School or Villa Maria Academy who has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 and has an ACT of 24, or an SAT of 1000.

Pittsburgh Scholarship
$1,400

This scholarship is presented to a student from Pittsburgh, PA with strong academic credentials and unmet financial need. 

Western New York Area Scholarships

Mastrantoni Family Scholarship
$5,000

The Mastrantoni Scholarship is designated for students from Western New York who present the greatest financial need. Preference is given to graduates of St. Francis High School.

Tim Russert Endowed Scholarship
$1,950

This scholarship provides financial support to students demonstrating financial need from the Buffalo area.

Wisconsin Area Scholarships

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Henke '77 Scholarship
$3,000

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student with 3.0 GPA from Marquette University High School, Pius XI Catholic High School, or St. Mary Central High School in Wisconsin.

Various Alumni and Endowed Scholarships

Alumni Board Scholarship
$3,750

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student who is a child of an alumnus. An application is required.

Bernadette M. Murphy Scholarship
$1,500

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student who has danced with Murphy Irish Arts in Beachwood, OH a minimum of five years. A minimum GPA of 2.80 is required. An application is required.

Bernatovicz Scholarship
$3,100

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student with unmet need, based on appeal.

Class of 1961 Scholarship
$2,000

This scholarship are awarded to an incoming freshman with unmet need, based on appeal.

Class of 1964 Scholarship*
$4,125

An application is required. This award is available to an incoming first-year student who is a child or relative of a member of the Class of 1964. The Class of 1964 will reach out to their class members to solicit nominations and the committee will choose the recipient.

Debbie Wilson Scholarship
$5,000

Awarded to an incoming student from a Cristo Rey High School. Preference given to a student from Atlanta, Georgia.

Harold F. ’81 & Diane Hawk Scholarship
$3,400

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student with a minimum GPA of 2.75 who has a proven history of involvement in extracurricular activities and evidence of leadership.

Howard and Mary Anne Hanna Endowed Scholarship
$2,000

This scholarship is available to assist an incoming student who is a relative of a Howard Hanna Employee. FAFSA completion is required. Recipients must meet academic standards. An application is required.

Iota Chi Upsilon Alumni Scholarship*
$5,000

An application is required. This scholarship is awarded to a son, daughter, niece, nephew, or grandchild of a member of Iota Chi Upsilon.

John J. Mathews Scholarship*
$3,000

An application is required. This award is presented to a student whose parents have exhibited a life-long commitment to Catholic education either by teaching, volunteering, and/or any other similar form of service.

John W. Ray Scholarship*
$1,750

An application is required. Open to any US high school graduate with a min GPA of 2.75, involvement in extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership. Priority given to a relative of the JCU football teams from 1959-1963.

Maroun Scholarship
$3,100

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student in need with preference given to a student of Lebanese Heritage. An application is required.

Mildred P. Bach Scholarship
$2,000

This award is provided to an incoming first-year student who has proven himself or herself to have the highest of academic credentials.

Nader Scholarship
$10,000

This scholarship is awarded to a well-rounded student with the greatest need, working to fund their education.

Rev. John McDonough Scholarship
$1,300

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student and is based on academic merit and financial need. An application is required.

Robert Meyerson Scholarship
$1,500

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student based on academic merit and financial need.

Satullo Scholarship
$1,450

This scholarship is provided to an incoming first-year student with extraordinary unmet need.

Schilling Scholarship
$12,500

This award is presented to a student who has a min 3.75 GPA, a min ACT score of 30, and is either member of the Honors Program, Arrupe Scholars Program, or Leadership Scholars Program.

Thomas Gibbons '49 Scholarship
$5,300

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student with financial need.

Vietnam Veterans Scholarship
$3,500

The Vietnam Veterans Scholarship is awarded to an incoming student who is a child or grandchild of a John Carroll alumnus who is a Vietnam Veteran. An application is required.