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Scholarships

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We’re committed to making an elite, private education accessible for all.

Click on the tabs above to learn about available scholarships.

 
Nearly 100% of incoming weekday students will receive an Alverno grant or scholarship

 

 

 

 

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 Alvero 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.

Presidential Scholarship: Recipients of the Presidential Scholarships are chosen from those who apply for the Roosevelt Scholarship. Up to 15 Presidential Scholarships are awarded. $60,000 over four years (or $15,000 per year)‌

The application period has closed for this year. Applications for 2018 will be available later this year.

Academic Scholarships

In addition to competitive scholarships, Alverno College offers merit-based academic scholarships. This means they are determined by your past academic success. Academic scholarships are available for students coming directly from high school and transfer students, receiving up to $15,000 per year.

More than 90% of our incoming students receive an academic scholarship and/or grant at the point of admission.

Catholic Scholarships

For 130 years, Alverno College has prepared stduents for the next level of excellence within the Franciscan traditions of hope, hospitality, service and faith.

Clare Scholarship: The Clare Scholarship reinforces our commitment to students who understand the multitude of benefits and opportunities provided as a result of a high-caliber, Catholic education. Clare Scholars receive a $13,000 scholarship per year for up to 4 years (8 semesters) at Alverno. Recipients are graduates of any Catholic high school and students with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Special Scholarships

Mossa Scholarship: Recipients of the Mossa Scholarship are non-residents of Wisconsin. The Mossa Scholarship is available to new, weekday students who are enrolled at least half time. Recipients of this scholarship receive a $2,000 scholarship and a $4,000 housing grant.

Legacy Scholarship: Recipients of the Legacy Scholarship are daughters, granddaughters or nieces of Alverno alumnae. The Legacy Scholarship is available to new, weekday students who are enrolled at least half time. Recipients are eligible to receive a $1,000 per year renewable scholarship.

Call 414-382-6100 or email Admissions to get in touch with an admissions counselor and learn more about the academic scholarship award you are eligible to receive.

 
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Scholarships for Adult and Transfer students

 

 

Graduate, Adult and Transfer Students

Not all scholarships are for students coming straight from high school.

Our Financial Aid Office carefully curates a current listing outside scholarships and posts them every other week here: Scholarship List (pdf)

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: This renewable $1,500 transfer scholarship is open to weekday undergraduate students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Eligible students receive $750 per semester.

Transfer Academic Scholarship: Alverno College offers merit-based academic scholarships for weekday undergraduate students. This means they are determined by your past academic success. Academic scholarships are available for transfer students, receiving up to $13,000 per year.

Other Special Scholarships for Transfer Students

Mossa Scholarship: Recipients of the Mossa Scholarship are non-residents of Wisconsin. The Mossa Scholarship is available to new, weekday students who are enrolled at least half time. Recipients of this scholarship receive a $2,000 scholarship and a $4,000 housing grant.

Legacy Scholarship: Recipients of the Legacy Scholarship are daughters, granddaughters or nieces of Alverno alumnae. The Legacy Scholarship is available to new, weekday students who are enrolled at least half time. Recipients are eligible to receive a $1,000 per year renewable scholarship.

 

At Alverno, our goal is to help you find a smart, sensible path to finance your education. In addition to having one of the lowest private college tuitions in Wisconsin, Alverno offers a variety of opportunities for financial aid – including grants, scholarships, student loans and student employment.

Each student’s circumstances are different, and our staff is dedicated to helping you make the choices that are right for you. We’d love to talk to you more about finding the right financial aid for your situation.

Call 414-382-6100 or email Admissions to get in touch with an admissions counselor and learn more about the academic scholarship award you are eligible to receive.

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The Financial Aid Office is excited to announce
FREE MONEY FRIDAYS!

Every Friday from 10am to 1pm, Financial Aid staff will be available to assist students in researching and applying for scholarships. Stop into our office in Founders Hall 134. No appointments are necessary.

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ALL STUDENTS

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).

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.

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CURRENT AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

ADOBO Scholarship

SEWEC Scholarship

How to report GPA on Scholarship Applications

 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!
Resources for Study Abroad:
See the International and Intercultural Office about Travelships!

Scholarship Recommendations
The individuals who you ask to write you a recommendation letter for an internal or institutional scholarship (including faculty/staff) have the option to provide a traditional letter of ‌recommendation or use the ‌Internal Scholarship Recommendation Form.

NOTE: This form is only accepted for internal scholarships.