Alverno Scholarships

Competitive scholarships:

We’re excited to recognize students with a history of academic excellence, leadership and community service. Competitive scholarships are awarded in lieu of an Alverno academic scholarship.

Roosevelt Scholarship: This scholarship recognizes a first-year student who has demonstrated excellence in leadership. The Roosevelt Scholar will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to Alverno.

Download the application here: Roosevelt Scholarship Application

Presidential Scholarship: Recipients of the Presidential Scholarships are chosen from those who apply for the Roosevelt Scholarship. Up to 15 Presidential Scholarships are awarded. $56,000 over four years (or $14,000 per year)‌.

Please note: You do not need to apply twice. Submitting one Roosevelt application means you will be considered for both the Roosevelt and the Presidential Scholarships.


Academic scholarships:

Academic scholarships are available for up to full tuition for students coming from high school, and up to $9,500 a year for transfer students. Academic scholarships are merit-based, which means they are determined by your high school academic success. Nearly 100% of our incoming students receive an academic scholarship at the point of admission.

Catholic scholarships:

Alverno prepares students for the next level of excellence within the Franciscan traditions of hope, hospitality, service and faith. The following scholarships reinforce our commitment to students who understand the multitude of benefits and opportunities provided as a result of a high-caliber, Catholic education.

Clare Scholarship:

Recipients of the Clare Scholarship are graduates of one of the 14 high schools within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. It is awarded in lieu of an Alverno academic scholarship. $48,000 over four years (or $12,000 per year)


Scholarship Search Guide

This pdf booklet (Scholarship Guide) will help you with tips on applying for outside scholarships. It also lists several national search sites, which are a good way to get started with your scholarship search.

Popular scholarships:

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Other scholarships:

The Alverno College Financial Aid Office offers various scholarships that students can apply for throughout the year. A current listing of these scholarships can be viewed here: Scholarship List (pdf). Students are encouraged to pick up an application in the Financial Aid Office and apply.

Current Available Scholarship Applications

2015-16 Tina Emerson Nursing Scholarship Application

Scholarship Resources from SALT

Alverno is proud to have partnered up with SALT to give students even more resources when it comes to searching and applying for scholarships. Sign up for an account, then search for the following articles, or simply enter "scholarship" into the search box to find the resources you're looking for!

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