Academic Scholarships

St. Francis Xavier and Chancellor Scholarships

  • Admission Application Deadline: February 1, 2014
  • Scholarship application deadline: February 1, 2014

The St. Francis Xavier scholarship is a full tuition, four-year scholarship. It is awarded annually to 10 incoming first-year students with exceptional academic achievement and outstanding leadership involvement in their community and/or school.

The Chancellor Scholarship is a four-year scholarship named in honor of Xavier's past President and first Chancellor of the University, Father James E. Hoff, S.J. It is awarded annually to 15 incoming first-year students with excellent academic achievement.  The 2013-2014 value of the Chancellor Scholarship was $19,000 per year.

Typical recipients of the St. Francis Xavier and Chancellor scholarships rank in the top 5 percent of their high school class with a GPA of at least a 3.75 and have a minimum SAT of 1360 (ACT of 31). Selected students will be interviewed on campus in the spring of the student's senior year.

The St. Francis Xavier and Chancellor scholarships are tuition restricted and supersede any other scholarship/award offers. 

The deadline to apply for this scholarship has now passed.

Merit Scholarships and Awards

  • All applicants for admission are considered for these awards

Xavier offers many academic scholarships and awards to recognize students for their achievements. Any student who applies for admission is automatically evaluated for one of these awards. For Fall 2013, these academic scholarship and award amounts ranged from $7,000 to $17,000 annually. These awards are renewable for a total of four years as long as students maintain a minimum GPA and remain enrolled full-time. 

National Merit Scholarships

National Merit finalists who list Xavier as their first choice and meet the application deadline are guaranteed at least a Presidential scholarship, plus a $1,000-$2,000 renewable award depending on financial need, if they do not receive a corporate sponsored National Merit award.

Multicultural Scholarships