John Carroll also has many department, donor, and alumni-supported scholarships based on everything from degree to hometown. No separate application is required unless specified. Every accepted applicant who meets the criteria will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Committee. These funds are awarded to freshmen and are renewable for four years.
Andrew McCarthy Scholarship | $3,500
This scholarship recognizes an incoming freshman who has demonstrated record of leadership, citizenship, and academic ability who hails from the NE. Application required by alumni committee. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager.
Central Ohio Alumni Scholarship | $1,875
This scholarship is intended for a student in the greater Columbus, Ohio area who is involved in extracurricular activities and displays evidence of leadership while maintaining a min. GPA of 3.0
Charles McCarthy Scholarship | $3,000
Provided to an incoming freshman who has exhibited overall leadership, citizenship, academic ability, and a min GPA of 2.5 or have graduated in the top 25% of their class.
The Charles McGarrity Scholarship | $1,025
This scholarship is given to a student from any Catholic high school in Chicago, Illinois. Special consideration given to those students from Loyola Academy High School with a min GPA of 2.75.
Chicago Scholarship | $5,000
This scholarship is intended for an individual from the Chicago area who has proven that they will be a leader while at JCU. Recipient is also required to maintain a GPA of 3.0. Separate application required. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager.
Choose Ohio First Scholarship | $3,640
This scholarship is designed to strengthen Ohio’s competitiveness within Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM). Students must be Ohio residents intending to major in a STEMM discipline. An application is required, and recipients are required to maintain a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 STEMM GPA.
Class of 1961 Scholarship | $2,500
Funds from this scholarship are awarded to an incoming freshman with unmet need. This fund is awarded based to families with a special circumstance who file an appeal.
Class of 1964 Scholarship | $4,125
This award is available to an incoming freshman who is a child or relative of a member of the class of 1964. The Class of 64 will reach out to their class members to solicit nominations and the committee will choose the recipient.
Donnelly Scholarship | Amount to be determined
This scholarship is utilized to provide assistance to students from either The Horizons for Youth program out of Chicago, Illinois, or Saint Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, to reduce their out-of-pocket expenses.
Edmund B. Thomas Chemistry Scholarship | $1,000
An application is required for this scholarship, which is awarded to an outstanding incoming freshman who intends to pursue a major in Chemistry. It is renewable annually as long as the recipient continues their study of Chemistry with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Erie Cathedral Prep/Villa Maria Scholarship | $3,000 (2 available)
This award is available to a graduate of Erie Cathedral Preparatory School who has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0, ACT of 24, and SAT of 1000.
Fenwick Scholarship | $5,000
Awarded to student from Fenwick High School in Chicago who exhibits strong leadership. Preference given to a student with financial need.
Francis J. Smith S.J. Scholar | $2,400
Awarded to an incoming Freshman planning to study in English with an interest in creative writing, a HS GPA of 3.4 or SAT above 1100.
John J. Mathews Scholarship | $3,000
This award is presented to a student whose parents have exhibited a life-long commitment to Catholic education either by teaching, volunteering, and/or any other similar form of service.
John W. Ray Scholarship | $1,575
Open to any US high school graduate with a min GPA of 2.75, involvement in extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership. Priority given to a relative of the JCU football teams from 59-63.
Kevin Thomas Hurley ’72 Scholarship | $1,150
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Benedictine High School.
Lavelle Cleveland Club Scholarship | $2,000
This scholarship is made available to students from the greater Cleveland area who have shown extracurricular and leadership involvement.
Lawrence J. Monville, S. J. Scholarship | At least $1,000
An application is required for this scholarship, which is awarded to an outstanding incoming freshman with high academic achievement who intends to pursue a major in Physics or Engineering Physics. It is renewable annually as long as the recipient continues their study of Physics with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Marie Lynch Julius ’83 Scholarship | $2,000
Offered to an entering female from St. Viator.
Mark Schell Scholarship | $1,375
Provided to a student from the Columbus/Central Ohio area, the recipient must have a min GPA of 2.75, an inspiring attitude, a positive influence on peers, and provide service to others.
Mastin Scholarship | $12,000
Presented to a major in mathematics, chemistry, physics, or biology, the recipient must be a National Merit Scholarship finalist/semi-finalist or have a minimum ACT composite score of 27.
Mastrantoni Family Scholarship | $5,000
Mastrantoni Scholarship designated for students from western NY who present the greatest financial need. Preference given to graduates of St. Francis HS.
Mathematics and Computer Science Department Scholarship | Up to $3,000
Application required. Independent of financial need and renewable each year upon maintaining satisfactory progress (GPA of at least 2.75) toward a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Healthcare Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, or Bachelor of Arts in Teaching Mathematics.
Mildred P. Bach Scholarship | $2,250
This award is provided to one incoming freshman per year who has proven himself or herself to have the highest of academic credentials.
Muer Detroit Scholarship | $2,300
This scholarship is intended for a student from Detroit, Michigan with unmet financial need.
Nader Scholarship | $10,000
Awarded to a well-rounded student with the greatest need, working to fund their education.
NYCB Foundation/Ohio Savings Bank Scholarship | Amounts vary
Open to any Cleveland Municipal School District graduates who are Federal Pell Grant recipients.
Pittsburgh Scholarship | $1,400
This scholarship is presented to a student from the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Rev. John McDonough Scholarship | $1,600
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman and is based on academic merit and financial need.
Robert Meyerson Scholarship | $1,500
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman based on academic merit and financial need.
Sansone Scholarship | $2,750
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Leo Catholic H.S. in Chicago, IL or any Cristo Rey school. The recipient must have a min 2.8 GPA and demonstrated leadership qualities.
Sandusky St. Mary Scholarship | $1,000
This award is utilized to provide a scholarship for students from St. Mary Central Catholic High School in Sandusky, Ohio with a minimum GPA of 3.25.
Satullo Scholarship | $1,450
This scholarship is provided to an incoming freshman with extraordinary unmet need.
Steve Burchyns Award | $2,200
This is awarded to a child, grandchild, or step-child of a Diplomatic Security Service special agent. Recipient must have a minimum 2.8 average in high school with strong SAT and ACT scores.
Thomas Tully Family Scholarship | $25,000
The Thomas M. Tully Family Scholarship is for an entering graduate from St. Ignatius College Prep. Scholarship is $25,000 per year for 4 years for one student. 2.75 required for renewal. Separate application required. For more information, please contact your enrollment manager.
Tim Russert Endowed Scholarship | $1,950
This scholarship provides financial support to students demonstrating financial need from Buffalo or Western New York.
Vincent Campanella Scholarship | $1,750
Awarded to an incoming freshman intending to study in the Boler School of Business with strong academic performance and financial need.
Wasmer Family Scholarship | $1,800
This award is presented to a graduate of Cleveland Central Catholic High School with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
William Henkel Scholarship | $1,250
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who is a graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School in Akron, Ohio.
Yonto Family Scholarship | $2,000
Awarded to an Orville High School graduate with a 2.75 GPA and evidence of leadership. Candidates from Arch Bishop Hoban, Akron and St. Vincent/Mary or Canton Central Catholic will also be considered.