As a Jesuit Catholic university, John Carroll inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.

The following mission-based scholarships are available to students who have applied and been accepted to John Carroll University. Note that all scholarships require separate applications and the deadline to apply for all of these programs is Sunday, January 8, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

 

Arrupe Scholars Program

Who is eligible:All accepted undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and social justice issues. Submit a completed application for admission to John Carroll by December 1.
Type of application form required:Application for admission plus additional scholarship application. Scholarship application is due by January 8, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time; only online submissions will be accepted. You can access the application here.
Basis upon which award is granted:Recipients will be chosen by a scholarship committee through an interview day in early February. Students will be required to be involved in and engaged in the campus community, perform community service projects and participate in designated course work in order to renew their award. Arrupe Scholars will also follow a newly created curriculum both in classroom and out of classroom during their four years.
Annual range and terms of repayment:$5,000 scholarship; awarded to 20 students; no repayment necessary. NOTE: This scholarship is awarded in addition to any merit scholarship received at time of admission.
Notification:All applicants will receive a decision letter by mid-March.
Renewability:Ordinarily renewable for a total of four years (eight semesters) of undergraduate study while meeting the requirements of the Arrupe Scholars Program and maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.

 

Leadership Scholars Program

Who is eligible:The award is a scholarship designated for those students with the greatest potential to have an impact on the John Carroll community and the world around them. Scholarships are awarded to students who have expressed and/or exhibited a serious interest in, and capacity for, developing their leadership capabilities. Submit a completed application for admission to John Carroll by December 1. A minimum high school GPA of 2.8 is also required to apply.
Type of application form required:Application for admission plus additional scholarship application. Scholarship application is due by January 8, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time; only online submissions will be accepted. You can access the application here.
Basis upon which award is granted:Recipients will be chosen by a scholarship committee after reviewing all applications. Leadership Scholars will follow a curricular and co-curricular plan during their four years.
Annual range and terms of repayment:$5,000 scholarship; awarded to 20 students; no repayment necessary. NOTE: This scholarship is awarded in addition to any merit scholarship received at time of admission.
Notification:All applicants will receive a decision letter by mid-March.
Renewability:Ordinarily renewable for a total of four years (eight semesters) of undergraduate study while meeting the requirements of the Leadership Scholars Program and maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.

 

Honors Program

Who is eligible:All accepted undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Typically, incoming Honors students have earned an A or A- average in a strong college preparatory curriculum and scores of 650 on subcomponents of the old SAT or 29 on subcomponents of the ACT, and have demonstrated strong writing skills and engagement in cultural and service activities. Submit a completed application for admission to John Carroll by December 1.
Type of application form required:Application for admission plus additional scholarship application. Scholarship application is due by January 8, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time; only online submissions will be accepted. You can access the application here.
Basis upon which award is granted:Recipients will be chosen by a scholarship committee. Once admitted to the program, honors students are expected to maintain active participation and to demonstrate a commitment to high academic standards and intellectual growth.

Annual range and terms of repayment:$5,000 scholarship; awarded to approximately 35 students; no repayment necessary. NOTE: This scholarship is awarded in addition to any merit scholarship received at time of admission.
Notification:All applicants will receive a decision letter by mid-March.
Renewability:Ordinarily renewable for a total of four years (eight semesters) of undergraduate study while meeting the requirements of the Honors Program.

 

The scholarships listed above can be added to any merit-based scholarship awarded at the time of admission. While students are encouraged to apply for multiple mission-based scholarships, due to curricular requirements, you may not be able to participate in more than one program. Please note that you can only receive one $5,000 award.