Multicultural and First Generation ScholarshipsTo be considered for all scholarships, students must complete their application for admission to Xavier University be December 1. Test scores are not required for scholarship consideration. Financial need may be considered as part of scholarship selection, and students are encouraged to file the FAFSA by December 1.
Miguel Pro Scholarship
Miguel Pro, S.J., was a Mexican priest who was martyred by the Mexican government in 1927 for his practice and teaching of the Catholic faith. This scholarship is awarded annually to students who are committed to the promotion of diversity in our society and who demonstrate leadership in the classroom, on campus and in the greater community. No additional application is required.
Francis X. Weninger Scholars
Francis Xavier Weninger, S.J., was the founder of St. Ann Parish in 1865. St. Ann's was the first Catholic Church and school with a ministry committed to Cincinnati's black community. This scholarship is awarded annually to Ohio residents with demonstrated financial need (FAFSA submission strongly encouraged), exceptional academic achievement, and outstanding leadership involvement in their community and/or school. No additional application is required.
Weninger Scholars are invited to participate in leadership, academic, and community-building activities throughout the year.