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Saint Leo University Campus Grants and Scholarships

Saint Leo University offers a variety of grants and scholarships to eligible first time in college students (and some eligible transfer students) attending University Campus. Students with questions should contact their admissions counselor or call (352) 588-8283.

For current university students, scholarships are available at https://saintleo.academicworks.com/.
For current outside scholarship opportunities, see https://www.saintleo.edu/outside-scholarship.

The information below is applicable to the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 incoming classes.

2020-2021

2020-2021 Awards & Scholarships

Presidential Award

up to $13,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Dean's Award

up to $11,500 for Incoming Freshmen

Excellence Award

up to $10,000 for Incoming Freshmen

University Award

up to $8,500 for Incoming Freshmen

Campus Award

up to $7,000 for Incoming Freshmen

The Catholic Promise Scholarship

up to $14,000 for Florida Residents

The Catholic Promise Scholarship

Award Amount: up to $14,000

Eligibility Requirement: for Florida Residents

Full-time Students enrolling in Spring 2021 at University Campus will be eligible for the Catholic Promise Scholarship, given that the following criteria are met:

  • Student must be a Florida resident.
  • Student must have attended a Catholic high school in the state of Florida for all four years.
  • Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 unweighted GPA at the time of admission.
  • Student must maintain full-time enrollment status while attending Saint Leo University, Main Campus.
  • Student must live on campus all four years
  • Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA while attending Saint Leo University.
  • Student must be an applicant for the Fall 2020 semester.

View/Download Catholic Promise Scholarship flyer

Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship

up to $16,000 for International Students

Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship

Award Amount: up to $16,000

Eligibility Requirement: for International Students

  • Student must be an international student on a F-1 Visa
  • Student must be a citizen from of a Latin American country or Caribbean country
  • Student must be in active immigration status
  • Student must attend Saint Leo University – University Campus
    • Not applicable for Education Centers and Online Programs
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12 – 18 credits) each semester
  • Student must be a first time in college student
    • Not applicable to transfer students
  • Student must remain academically eligible to return to Saint Leo University
  • Students who are fully sponsored by a government agency will not qualify for this discount
  • Automatically renewable each semester until graduation

Presidential Transfer Award

up to $12,000 for Transfer Students

Dean's Transfer Award

up to $10,000 for Transfer Students

Excellence Transfer Award

up to $8,000 for Transfer Students

University Transfer Award

up to $6,000 for Transfer Students

Study Florida 50% Tuition Scholarship

50% of Tuition for Transfer Students

Study Florida 50% Tuition Scholarship

Award Amount: 50% of Tuition

Eligibility Requirement: for Transfer Students

  • Students who complete or will complete an Associate's Degree in the United States will qualify for a 50% tuition scholarship. This scholarship is applicable for new students enrolling in Spring 2021 and Fall 2021.

    • Students must attend the University Campus.
    • Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to qualify.
    • Sponsored students will not qualify.

    View/Download Study Florida Scholarship flyer

    If you are an international student, the following eligibility requirements apply:

    • Student must be an international student on a F-1 Visa
    • Student must be in active immigration status
    • Student must attend Saint Leo University – University Campus
      • Not applicable for Education Centers and Online Programs
    • Student must be enrolled full-time (12 – 18 credits) each semester
    • Student must enroll in on-ground undergraduate coursework
    • Student must remain academically eligible to return to Saint Leo University
    • Students who are fully sponsored by a government agency will not qualify for this discount
2021-2022

2021-2022 Awards & Scholarships

Tuition Advantage Program

Tuition Advantage Program

Award Amount:

Eligibility Requirement:

The Tuition Advantage Program is designed to cover the full tuition of Florida resident students with a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA or higher, whose families make less than $50,000 per year based on the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)* on their 2019 tax return. The program covers the student's full tuition when institutional, state, and federal funds are added.

Students must enter Saint Leo's University Campus as an incoming freshman student.

Students who participate in the Tuition Advantage Program are eligible to attend Saint Leo's University Campus for a bachelor's degree program at no out-of-pocket tuition cost. The four-year estimated value of a Tuition Advantage financial aid package exceeds $100,000.

*Adjusted gross income is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Florida residency is determined by the FAFSA as well as the Student Financial Services Office at Saint Leo.

Additional Requirements:

  • Maintain continuous full-time enrollment (12-15 credits per semester)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA
  • Must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Presidential Award

up to $14,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Dean's Award

up to $13,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Excellence Award

up to $12,000 for Incoming Freshmen

University Award

up to $11,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Campus Award

up to $10,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Catholic Promise Award

stackable $3,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Catholic Promise Award

Award Amount: stackable $3,000

Eligibility Requirement: for Incoming Freshmen

Stackable Award Amount: $3,000

Eligibility Requirement: Full-time students enrolling in Fall 2021 at University Campus will be eligible for the Catholic Promise Scholarship, given that the following criteria are met:

  • Must graduate from a Catholic High School with GPA of 2.3
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must attend Saint Leo’s University Campus beginning in Fall 2021
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA and full-time status while earning your Bachelor's degree
  • Cannot be combined with Athletic Aid

View/Download Catholic Promise Scholarship flyer

Global Citizen Award

stackable $3,000 for Incoming Freshmen

Global Citizen Award

Award Amount: stackable $3,000

Eligibility Requirement: for Incoming Freshmen

Stackable Award Amount: $3,000

Eligibility Requirement: International students are automatically considered for this award based on their application for admission. Limited awards are available.

Presidential Transfer Award

up to $12,000 for Transfer Students

Dean's Transfer Award

up to $10,500 for Transfer Students

Excellence Transfer Award

up to $9,000 for Transfer Students

University Transfer Award

up to $7,500 for Transfer Students

Study Florida 50% Tuition Scholarship

50% of Tuition for Transfer Students

Study Florida 50% Tuition Scholarship

Award Amount: 50% of Tuition

Eligibility Requirement: for Transfer Students

Students who complete or will complete an Associate's Degree in the United States will qualify for a 50% tuition scholarship. This scholarship is applicable for new students enrolling in Spring 2021 and Fall 2021.

  • Students must attend the University Campus.
  • Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to qualify.
  • Sponsored students will not qualify.

View/Download Study Florida Scholarship flyer

If you are an international student, the following eligibility requirements apply:

  • Student must be an international student on a F-1 Visa
  • Student must be in active immigration status
  • Student must attend Saint Leo University – University Campus
    • Not applicable for Education Centers and Online Programs
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12 – 18 credits) each semester
  • Student must enroll in on-ground undergraduate coursework
  • Student must remain academically eligible to return to Saint Leo University
  • Students who are fully sponsored by a government agency will not qualify for this discount

If you are an international student, the following eligibility requirements apply:

  • Student must be an international student on a F-1 Visa
  • Student must be in active immigration status
  • Student must attend Saint Leo University – University Campus
    • Not applicable for Education Centers and Online Programs
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12 – 18 credits) each semester
  • Student must enroll in on-ground undergraduate coursework
  • Student must remain academically eligible to return to Saint Leo University
  • Students who are fully sponsored by a government agency will not qualify for this discount
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