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Apply for Saint Paul College Scholarships

Saint Paul College offers various scholarship opportunities for fall, spring, and summer terms. Each year the college awards over $300,000 in scholarships to more than 300 students. Unlike a student loan, a scholarship is a gift that is not paid back.

Friends of Saint Paul College Foundation Scholarships

Each year the Friends of Saint Paul College Foundation raises money from private donors to support students’ educational aspirations by providing scholarship assistance.

Our online scholarship system makes it easy as you only need to complete one application each semester.

Current Application Period

2024 Summer Semester
Apply beginning February 1. Application closes at 1pm, February 23.

Summer 2024 Scholarship Application

Once award decisions are finalized, recipient information will be provided to the Business Office. Scholarship dollars disburse to your tuition after the add/drop date for the semester.

When determining scholarship awards, priority consideration will be given to applicants registered by February 23 for the Summer 2024 Semester at Saint Paul College.

After all available scholarships have been awarded, any applicants not receiving a scholarship will also be notified.

Submit an Application Online /
Login to your Scholarship Manager Account

Future Application Dates

2024 Fall Semester
Apply beginning Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Application closes at 1pm, Friday, May 17, 2024.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Friends of Saint Paul College Foundation at friends@smzd18.com or call 651.846.1741 (Monday – Friday 9:00am through 4:00pm).

How to Apply for a Saint Paul College Scholarship

The scholarship application will require time and effort to complete. We encourage you to start your application early as no extensions are possible after the deadline.

  • First-time applicants should create a scholarship account. You will need a valid email address and phone number to set up an account.
  • Prospective students will need to upload an unofficial transcript on their scholarship application. The transcript should show classes you have taken and your grades.
  • Tell us about you-
    • Describe your educational goal(s)- Include why you chose Saint Paul College, why you chose your academic program, and explain how attending Saint Paul College will help you accomplish your educational goal(s).
    • Describe your job or career goal(s)- Include why you chose that profession and explain how Saint Paul College will help you accomplish your job or career goal(s).
    • Why are you applying for a scholarship and how will obtaining a scholarship help you reach all your goals?
    • Is there anything else you would like us to know about you, your background or your life?
  • Writing support is available through our Academic Support Center (Tutoring Services) and setting up an appointment with General Reading/Writing Support.
  • A minimum of one professional reference is required for your application to be considered. Request a reference as soon as possible on the application.

If I Receive a Scholarship, What’s Expected of Me?

Most of the Saint Paul College scholarships are made possible by donations from kind and thoughtful individuals. If you receive a scholarship from Saint Paul College, we ask you to write a thank you letter/note to the donor. Instructions will be provided on how to do this online. You will also be invited to attend a scholarship reception on campus where donors enjoy the chance to meet you briefly. We strongly recommend that you make arrangements to attend these receptions which typically last one hour. You will receive details after your award about the reception.

Saint Paul College Scholarships

Science Scholar Program Application

This up to $16,000 renewable scholarship program is designed for students in science programs who have high potential and low income. The application window for Fall admission to the Science Scholars program is 4/1 through 6/30. The application window for Spring admission to the Science Scholars program is 10/1 through 11/15..

Science Scholar Program Application

External Scholarships

Scholarships are also available through local, state and national organizations. We are notified about these scholarships periodically and you can find more information about the scholarships and how to apply below. Individual applications are required for each scholarship and the application dates will be different for each scholarship.

*Disclaimer* - Please use your best judgement when applying for these scholarships. We are not responsible for the content of external websites and any scholarships offered are not associated with or managed by the Friends of Saint Paul College Foundation.

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