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

Education/Teaching Scholarships


Going Merry

Great Lakes National Scholarship

Healthcare Scholarships

Minority Students Scholarships

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

Premier Nursing Academy

Psychology Scholarships

RN to MSN Scholarship Guide

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

Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarships



Student Scholarship Search

Study Student Scholarships




The Voice of Black Cincinnati

Private Scholarship Listings 

5Estimates Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Aging Matters Scholarship (Amount: $1,500)

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

Allied Van Lines Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Anthony Munoz Foundation (Amount: Varies)

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (Amount: Varies)

Citizens Bank Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Cleanup.Expert Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Cleveland Foundation Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

College Now/Greater Cleveland (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

Discover Student Loans Scholarship (Amount: $5,000)

Equipment Lease Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

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

Hispanic and Latino Medical Student Scholarships (Amount: Varies)

iVein Health and Wellness Scholarship (Amount: $2,000)

Johnson & Johnson Nursing Scholarships (Amount: Varies)

Kinect Solar Scholarship (Amount: $2,500)

KURU Footwear Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

La Jolla Communications Scholarship (Amount: $500)

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship (Amount: $2,000)

PNC Scholarship Sweepstakes (Amount: $2,000)

R3 Stem Cell Scholarship (Amount: $1,500)

Solid Essay Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Study Café Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Tuff Shipping Containers Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

UNCF Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

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

Wright-Patt Credit Union Scholarship (Amount: $500)

The Youthist Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)