Undergraduate Admission

Private Scholarship Options

Private scholarships are scholarships awarded by outside institutions such as businesses, non-profit foundations, and other independent organizations. Xavier University works to provide a diverse range of scholarship opportunities for our students. Take a look at the list belowincluding the various search engines located at the top of the list, to see if there are any additional awards you may qualify for.

Private Scholarship Search Engines

Access Scholarships

Affordable Colleges Online



Career One Stop


The Columbus Foundation

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta


Going Merry

Nursing Explorer: Scholarship Database (Not limited to nursing students)

Psychology Scholarships

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search endorsed by CollegeAdvantage, Ohio’s 529

Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarships



Scholarship America

Scholarship Guidance


Student Scholarship Search

Study Student Scholarships




The Voice of Black Cincinnati

Private Scholarship Listings 

Academic Achievement Scholarship (Amount: $10,000)

Air Force Health Professionals Scholarship Program for Graduate students (Amount: Varies)

Anthony Munoz Foundation (Amount: Varies)

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (Amount: Varies)

Citizens Bank Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Cleveland Foundation Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

College Club of Cincinnati (Amount: Varies)

Dayton Montgomery County (OH) Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Department of the Navy: Navy Recruiting Command

  • Amount: Up to $42,000
  • Scholarship Criteria:
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Applicant must be working toward a degree as a dentist, environmental health specialist, health care administrator, optometrist, physician's assistant, physical/occupational therapist
  • For more info contact:
  • 1-800-US-NAVY Navy opportunity Information Center P.O Box 3155 Warminster, PA 18974

Epilepsy Awareness Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Equipment Lease Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Explore Medical Careers Scholarship (Amount: $1,500)

Hamilton County (OH) Foundation Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

HSF Scholar Program (Amount: Varies)

KURU Footwear Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Licking County (OH) Foundation Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship (Amount: $2,000)

PNC Scholarship Sweepstakes (Amount: $2,000)

Project Management Scholarship (Amount: $500)

Ridge Ohio Scholarship (Amount: $2,500)

Sandstone Care (Amount: $5,000)

UNCF Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Union Plus Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

US Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (Amount: Varies)