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Merit-based Scholarships

Merit-based Rockhurst scholarships reward transfer students, like you, with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and higher. You must be a full-time student with high academic standing to be eligible to receive renewable academic scholarships.

You are automatically considered for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Awards may be renewable based on specific criteria. Find out which scholarships you are eligible for.

Phi Theta Kappa—$24,000
Awarded to transferring students with proof of membership. This supersedes any other scholarship you receive from Rockhurst

Hummel Scholarship—Variable up to $30,000
Awarded to eligible entering students. Find out more

Distinguished Scholarship—$19,500
Awarded to transferring students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher

Founder's Scholarship—$15,400
Awarded to transferring students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.59

Endeavor Scholarship—$11,300
Awarded to transferring students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.6-2.99

Finucane Service Award—$1,500
Awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding service. Limited number awarded. Service resume and essay required. Online application information here

Family Award—$1,000
Awarded to each undergraduate, dependent student in the family currently attending Rockhurst

Veteran Award—$1,000
Awarded to transferring students who are U.S. military veterans.

Transfer Advantage - $500
Awarded to transfer students from eligible community colleges. 

Ignatius of Loyola Award—Variable
Awarded to selected students who demonstrate financial need and who meet the Rockhurst financial aid guidelines.

NCAA, Div. II, Athletic* —Variable**
Awarded by the Rockhurst University athletic department based on athletic ability. Contact the athletic department for application process.

* Intercollegiate sports for men are basketball, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and golf. Women's sports are basketball, softball, volleyball, lacrosse, soccer, cross country, tennis and golf.

** Offers of athletic aid will be coordinated with other institutional aid to meet NCAA equivalency requirements. Aid packages may have to be reevaluated.

Rockhurst University has the right to evaluate institutional financial aid packages. The total institutional award from RU may not exceed the cost of tuition.

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