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External Scholarships

External scholarships are offered by organizations and foundations outside Benedictine University. Some of the best resources for scholarships are organizations your family is associated with such as parent's employer, ethnic heritage groups, Lions Club, nonprofit volunteer organizations, community organizations, high schools, etc.

Scholarships are a great resource to help pay for your education. BenU lists below several organizations that establish scholarships to help meet the financial needs of our students. Visit our endowed scholarships for more details on how to apply for these scholarships. Additionally, many scholarships are offered by third-party organizations, look through these search engines: fastweb scholarships, U.S. Dept of Labor, just remember, do not pay for what you can do for free.

At Benedictine, typically any external scholarship goes 100% directly to the student’s account.

Organization/Type Application Deadline
Lighted Pathways Scholarship June 15, 2021
The CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship June 30, 2021
Drug Lawsuit College Scholarship November 1, 2021
Single Parent Student Scholarship November 1, 2021
GreenPal's $2,000 Scholarship for Tomorrow's Entrepreneur November 15, 2021
PNC Bank - Financial Literacy Education Scholarship Varies
The Belong Scholarship Program-A Personal Journey of Excellence Varies
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship Varies
Innovation in Education Scholarship Varies
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship Varies
Students with Disabilities Scholarships Varies
Scholarship by Design Award Varies
Fastweb Scholarship Search Varies
Cappex Scholarships Varies
Scholarship Expert Varies
Army ROTC Scholarship Varies
Scholarships 123 Varies
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Varies
Cheap Auto Insurance Commercial Video Scholarship Varies
Campus Discovery Scholarship Varies
New Beginning Scholarship Varies
Wells Fargo Tuition Funding Source Varies
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