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

Good Call

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




The Voice of Black Cincinnati

Private Scholarship Listings 

5Estimates Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

ABC Fundraising Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

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

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

Cancer Horizons College Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Career Fitter (Amount: $1,000)

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (Amount: Varies)

Cleanup.Expert Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Cleveland Foundation Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

College Now/Greater Cleveland (Amount: Varies)

Conex Boxes, Inc. Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

Daniel Goldberg Scholarship (Amount: $13,000)

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)

Earnest Scholarship (Amount: $5,000)

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

Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship (Amount: $3,000)

Global Teletherapy (Amount: $1,000)

Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship (Amount: $10,000)

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

Johnson & Johnson Nursing Scholarships (Amount: Varies)

La Jolla Communications Scholarship (Amount: $500)

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship (Amount: $8,000)

MyCreativeShop Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

PFLAG Cincinnati Chapter Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship (Amount: $2,000)

PNC Scholarship Sweepstakes (Amount: $2,000)

Remembering a Life Scholarship (Amount $2,500)

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

Solid Essay Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (Amount: Varies)

UNCF Scholarship (Amount: Varies)

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

Visual Art Scholarship Program (Amount: $1,000)

Web Design Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)

The Youthist Scholarship (Amount: $1,000)