Saint Leo University Privately-Funded Scholarship Opportunities

Saint Leo University administers a variety of privately funded scholarships made possible through gifts from generous benefactors. Students who apply for financial aid at Saint Leo University are automatically considered for the majority of these scholarship sources. The scholarships listed below invite student applications. Please carefully review awarding criteria and application deadlines for the scholarships listed below. An application must be completed for each scholarship and submitted via email on or before the stated deadline.

To apply for a Saint Leo University privately-funded scholarship, please see below:

  • Please read eligibility criteria carefully to determine your suitability.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • A separate application must be completed for each scholarship.
  • Your Saint Leo portal username and password are required to access application.
Scholarship Open Deadline

Dr. Joanne B. Roberts Scholarship – Fall

  • Must be enrolled at the Gainesville Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • Must be an education major entering final internship;
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher; and,
  • Must show demonstrated financial need.
August 8, 2014 Closed for 2013-2014

Dr. Joanne B. Roberts Scholarship – Spring

  • Must be enrolled at the Gainesville Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • Must be an education major entering final internship;
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher; and,
  • Must show demonstrated financial need.
December 10, 2014 Closed for 2013-2014

Student Government Union (SGU) Scholarship

  • For full-time University Campus undergraduates;
  • For student who best exemplify the spirit of Saint Leo through campus activities, community activities and ambassadorship;
  • For students whose participation and leadership in extracurricular activities has been of the highest order; and,
  • Awarded through the office of Student Activities and recommended by a committee composed of faculty and staff.
September 1, 2014 Closed for 2013-14

Nathan Altschuler Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the Langley Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be a military student or military spouse
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Dr. Jack Callan Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the South Hampton Roads Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be the student wife of an active service member with junior standing (completed and passed 60-90 credit hours);
  • The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Dorothy Elaine Dadez Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a civilian spouse of an active military service member;
  • The recipient must be a student currently attending a regional education center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have completed and passed a minimum of 90 credit hours toward graduation
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Marilyn Ann Leitch Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a civilian spouse of an active military service member;
  • The recipient must be a student currently attending a regional education center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have completed and passed a minimum of 90 credit hours toward graduation
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Father George Paulson Theology Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the South Hampton Roads Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be a religion major;
  • The recipient must be of junior or senior standing, passed and completed 60-90+ credit hours;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Virginia Undergraduate Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a civilian student of sophomore standing (completed 30+ credit hours);
  • The recipient must be currently enrolled at one of the Virginia continuing education centers of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have completed and passed 12 credits with Saint Leo University prior to application;
  • The recipient must reside in Virginia;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Virginia Graduate Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a graduate student currently enrolled at one of the Virginia continuing education centers of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have completed 6 credit hours with Saint Leo University prior to application;
  • The recipient must reside in Virginia;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Aloysius Bolak Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus undergraduate history major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Alumni Association Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus student of junior standing, eligible to register as a senior in the upcoming fall semester;
  • The recipient must not have been on academic, conduct or disciplinary probation for the last three semesters;
  • The recipient should exhibit an extraordinary interest in the Saint Leo University community by active involvement in campus organizations, clubs, or athletic teams
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Gaston R. and Evelyn De Groote Scholarship

  • The recipient must be full-time University Campus undergraduate students;
  • The recipient must have financial need;
  • Preference given to students from Nazareth, East Flanders, Belgium; followed by Catholic parish students from Riverview, FL; and then international and American students
January 2, 2014 May 1,
2014

Genevieve A. Horgan Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior;
  • The recipient must be a history major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

James J. Horgan Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus undergraduate student;
  • The recipient must be a history major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

William S. Horgan Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior;
  • The recipient must be a history major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. Student-Athlete Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus undergraduate male or female student-athlete who does not receive a full athletic scholarship;
  • The recipient must have completed a minimum of one academic year at Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

C. P. McCabe Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior from Pasco County;
  • The recipient must be an education major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Chad L. Michael Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior;
  • The recipient must be a criminal justice major;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
January 2, 2014 Not accepting applications for FY 14-15

Donald R. Tapia TKE Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a current member or the TKE fraternity at Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus sophomore, junior or rising senior in good social standing;
  • The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • There may be multiple recipients each year;
  • The scholarship amount may vary depending on the financial need of the recipient
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Ted Williams Museum Sport Business Scholarship

  • The recipient must be a full-time University Campus Sport Business junior or rising senior in the upcoming fall;
  • The recipient must be enrolled for a minimum of two academic semesters in the Sport Business major prior to application;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must be a student-athlete in good standing, participating in one of the intercollegiate athletic teams for a minimum of two years;
  • The recipient must have a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Syrian Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Scholarship award will vary up to total estimated cost of attendance;
  • Applicant must be a Syrian national;
  • Applicant must attend as a full-time student at the University Campus of Saint Leo University;
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on transcript;
  • Applicant must be proficient in English (both written and oral)
TBD Closed for FY 2013-14

Sport Business Advisory Board Internship Scholarship

  • Must be a Sport Business major;
  • Must be a Saint Leo University Campus junior or senior (60+ credit hours completed and passed);
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8;
  • Must be enrolled in SPB 495 and SPB 496 during the semester of the internship;
  • Must show demonstrated financial need; and,
  • Must have enrolled full-time at Saint Leo for a minimum of two academic semesters prior to application
March 15, 2014 May 1, 2014

Rothrauff Family Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipeient must be enrolled at the South Hampton Roads Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient will be a non-traditional single parent entering their junior year (completed and passed 60+ credit hours); and,
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Dennis Weber Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the South Hampton Roads Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have completed and passed a minimum of 90 credit hours toward graduation by the end of Spring I term on March 7 of each year; and,
  • The recipient must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Mary Elizabeth O’Connell Scholarship – Fall Award

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the Madison Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must be an elementary education major entering their final internship;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; and,
  • Award to be used for tuition and/or fees
August 15, 2014 Closed for 2013

Mary Elizabeth O’Connell Scholarship – Spring Award

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the Madison Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must be an elementary education major entering their final internship;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; and,
  • Award to be used for tuition and/or fees
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

Ana T. DiDonato ’00 Servant Leadership Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time University Campus undergraduate;
  • The recipient must be entering their senior year in the coming Fall;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; and,
  • The recipient must exemplify characteristics of a servant leader
September 1, 2014 Closed for 2013-14

Edward L. Flemming Memorial Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior;
  • The recipient must be a psychology major; and,
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need
January 2, 2015 Closed for 2014

ITHM Industry Liaison Council Scholarship

  • The recipients must be full-time University Campus International Tourism and/or Hospitality Management juniors and/or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipients must be enrolled in the ITHM program for a minimum of two academic semesters and have completed at least 15 credit hours in ITHM courses by the end of the semester in which the applicant is submitting;
  • The recipients must have a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 at the time of application; and,
  • Two awards shall be given - one for International Tourism and one for Hospitality Management
August 15, 2014 Closed for 2013

Madison Lions Club Scholarship – Fall Award

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the Madison Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be a resident of Madison County, FL and have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; and,
  • Award to be used for tuition and/or fees
June 15, 2014 Closed for 2013

Madison Lions Club Scholarship – Spring Award

  • The recipient must be enrolled at the Madison Education Center of Saint Leo University;
  • The recipient must be a resident of Madison County, FL and have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; and,
  • Award to be used for tuition and/or fees
January 10, 2015 Closed for 2014

Sean Saunders '93 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time University Campus student;
  • The recipient must have demonstrated financial need;
  • The recipient must demonstrate participation in community service during the last twelve months; and,
  • Preference given to a member of a fraternity or sorority
January 2, 2014 February 15, 2014

Juliet Greer Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be a University Campus female MBA student;
  • Must be a U. S. citizen;
  • With preference given to a bachelor’s degree graduate of Penn State University, or a professional journalist/writer, or an undergraduate varsity student-athlete, or a world traveler.
April 2, 2014 June 1, 2014

James J. Heagerty, Sr., Family MBA Scholarship

  • Must be a University Campus graduate student in the MBA student; and,
  • Must have demonstrated financial need.
April 2, 2014 June 1, 2014