Upper-class Scholarship Application

The application for the Upper-class Scholarship, valued up to $3,000, is now available online and due no later than May 1, 2016.  Eligible students must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0*, and not be a recipient of any other Xavier scholarship (i.e. Trustee, Schawe, Presidential).

*The highest CGPA of the applicants will be eligible for the Lt. Robert Rice Scholarship, valued up to $4,000.



Amount of Scholarship:
  • Up to $3,000 tuition scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Complete 24 credit hours at Xavier
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Financial need considered; financial need will be determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Full-time undergraduate enrollment (RT students not eligible)
  • Not a recipient of any other Xavier scholarship (i.e. Trustee, Schawe, Presidential, etc.)
Application Process:
  • Complete the 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A complete FAFSA must be on file with the federal processor by May 1, 2016.
  • Complete this scholarship application no later than Friday, May 1, 2016.
  • Staff members in the Office of Student Financial Assistance will select the new scholarship recipients for 2016-17 at the end of May; students will be notified in June. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of both cumulative grade point average and financial need.
  • Students who are awarded an Upper-class Scholarship will have the scholarship renewed in subsequent years as long as the students maintain full-time continuous enrollment and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. 


Applications will be reviewed the end of May. Students will be notified mid-June about the scholarship.