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Scholarships

COORDINATE A BLOOD DRIVE

Coordinate a blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program and join the impressive group of youth across the nation who are helping save lives with the American Red Cross. You could earn leadership experience, volunteer hours, an Amazon.com Gift Card* and be entered to win a college scholarship!** Visit Red Cross Scholarship for more information.

MARC ZBOCH ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Marc Zboch Academic Scholarship will award one high school senior, current college, or graduate student with a $1,000 scholarship. Marc Zboch found his passion of giving back through various efforts, including missionary work. Out of that passion came our annual scholarship — a fund designed to support those who are pursuing a higher education. Visit marczbochscholarship.com for more information.

NANCY ETZ ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

To support and encourage students pursuing higher education, Nancy Etz awards this annual scholarship to those currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the U.S. The Nancy Etz Academic Scholarship was created to recognize an outstanding student and provide them the resources needed to advance in their disciplines and eventually pursue their dream careers. Visit http://nancyetzscholarship.com for more information.

OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

Outside scholarships may also be available from civic and private organizations and foundations based on your ethnicity, church affiliation, academic interests, outstanding academic record, or parent’s employment. Check with your high school counseling office about the availability of such options in addition to our list.

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Additional outside scholarship information may be found by exploring the following sites:

The University of Saint Katherine lists the internet links to outside scholarship information and financial aid sources as a resource for students. The University of Saint Katherine is not responsible for nor endorses the services provided by others. Please understand that by using the provided links, you are doing so at your own risk.

 

RESOURCES

Guide to Financial Aid: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/financial-aid/
Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/

Calculators:

Many websites offer calculators to assist you in making college affordable. Although there are several websites (including those set up by lenders) that provide useful calculators, we suggest you start with those listed below:

 

HEERF Grant Aid

The CARES Act, which establishes and funds the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), directs institutions of higher education to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. The University of Saint Katherine (USK) signed and returned to the Department of Education a Certification and Agreement letter and intends to use no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. The University received an allocation of $246,937.00 on 6/12 and drew the funds down on 7/8/2020.

Eligibility criteria for grants incorporating Department of Education guidelines: The student is required meet all the following criteria:

Have incurred expenses directly related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19

Have filed a 2019-2020 FAFSA and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid

Have been enrolled in at least 1 unit in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020

Be in good standing with the University and eligible to return for the Fall 2020 semester (as an undergraduate or graduate student)

Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree program (undergraduate or graduate)

Be a U.S. citizen or national, permanent resident, or other eligible noncitizen.

Not have a federal or state conviction for drug possession or sale, with certain time limitations.

The total number of students at USK to receive the emergency financial aid grant is 139. The grants will be awarded in the amount of $888.26 to each of the qualifying students. Grant checks will be disbursed on 10/29/2020 and available for pick up at the main campus on 10/30/2020. If the check is not picked up by 11/4/2020, it will be mailed to the student’s permanent address on file.

The second round of relief checks were given to 206 students on 3/4/2021 in the amount of $599.36 to each qualifying student.

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