St. Gregory's Scholarships

St. Gregory's offers an extensive financial assistance program. Almost all of our students, at all income levels, receive grants and scholarships that do not have to be repaid. Our admissions and financial aid counselors will do all they can to maximize the affordability of this uniquely beneficial education.

To be eligible for St. Gregory's scholarships and other financial aid, you must complete and submit the current 2014-2015 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Form and all required documents.

Oklahoma Catholic Grant

An Oklahoma Catholic Grant of $3,000 per school year for new or transfer students has been made possible by donations from Oklahoma Catholic Parishes and other Catholic institutions. The students parish pastor will be asked to verify that the student is an active Catholic in their parish.

Cardinal Newman Catholic Grant

A Cardinal Newman Catholic Grant of $3,000 per school year for new or transfer students is available to out-of-state residents. The students parish pastor will be asked to verify that the student is an active Catholic in their parish.

PASTORAL SCHOLARSHIP PACKAGE

To be nominated for a Pastoral Scholarship, low and middle income Oklahoma Catholic first-time freshmen should contact their parish pastors, who may nominate up to two parishioners for this need-based, renewable scholarship package.  Students nominated for the Pastoral Scholarship must apply and be accepted by St. Gregory's and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  If awarded, the Pastoral Scholarship will provide the difference between the sum of the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), grants and scholarships, employer benefits, student loans and student employment and the student’s Cost of Attendance (COA), not to exceed total institutional charges (tuition, fees, books, room and board).  Funding is limited and priority will be given to nominations received by April 15th.

GREGORIAN SCHOLARSHIP Package

Named in honor of Pope St. Gregory the Great, this scholarship package, which may include other named scholarships, is the University's highest academic award for first-time freshmen. This scholarship package is valued at up to $15,000 per school year (Up to $60,000 over four years). The Gregorian Scholarship package may only be paired with the Oklahoma Catholic Grant or the Cardinal Newman Catholic Grant.*

Requirements:
- 3.95 HS GPA, and
- 29 or higher ACT or equivalent SAT, and
- Top 10% high school class rank

To Retain Scholarship:
- Must maintain 3.6 cumulative GPA
- Must reside on campus

CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP Package

The Chancellor's Scholarship, which may include other named scholarships, recognizes high academic achievement in first-time freshmen. This award is $8,000 annually (up to $32,000 over four years). The Chancellor's Scholarship may only be paired with the Oklahoma Catholic Grant or Cardinal Newman Catholic Grant.*

Requirements:
- 3.75 or higher HS GPA, and
- 27 or higher ACT or equivalent SAT, and
- Top 10% high school class rank

To Retain Scholarship:
- Must maintain 3.6 cumulative GPA
- Must reside on campus

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP Package

The Presidential Scholarship package, which may include other named scholarships, is available to first-time freshmen and transfer students who have demonstrated strong academic success at the high school or college level. The award is $5,000 annually (up to $20,000 over 4 years). The Presidential Scholarship package may be paired with other University scholarships up to $11,000 annually.*

First-Time Freshman Requirements:
- 3.5 or higher HS GPA, and
- 23 or higher ACT or equivalent SAT, and
- Top 25% high school class rank

Transfer Students Requirements:
- 3.3 or higher College Cum. GPA

To Retain Scholarship:
- Must maintain 3.0 GPA

Leo and Virginia Cade Scholarship Package

The Leo and Virginia Cade Scholarship package, which may include other named scholarships, is available to first-time freshmen and to transfer students who have demonstrated academic success at the high school or college level. This award is up to $3,000 per year (Up to $12,000 over 4 years). The Leo and Virginia Cade Scholarship package may be paired with other University scholarships up to $11,000 annually.*

First-Time Freshman Must Meet 2 of 3 Requirements:
- 3.3 or higher HS GPA
- 22 or higher ACT or equivalent SAT
- Top 25% high school rank

Transfer Students Must Meet All Requirements:
- 2.75 or higher college cumulative GPA (transfer students)

To Retain Scholarship:
- Must maintain 2.75 GPA

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships recognize the gifts of talented entering freshmen or transfer students who will contribute to St. Gregory's rich tradition of excellence in Fine Arts. These discretionary scholarships range from $500 to $3,000 annually and are awarded by program directors in Dance, Theatre, Vocal Music and Visual Arts. The Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship may be paired with other University scholarships up to $11,000 annually.*

Requirements:
- Program Acceptance & Participation

ATHLETIC AWARDS

These discretionary awards, which may include other named scholarships, recognize the gifts of talented student-athletes who will continue St. Gregory's legacy of sportsmanship and excellence in competition. Varsity coaches determine recipients and amounts of Athletic Awards. These are exclusive awards that may only be paired with the Oklahoma Catholic Grant or Cardinal Newman Catholic Grant.*

Residence Hall Room Waivers

Returning students may receive residence hall room and board waivers for serving as Residence Hall Assistant or residence hall room discounts for serving as a Point Desk Worker. The Dean of Students is responsible for appointing students to these positions.

TEACH Grant

St. Gregory's University participates in The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program, a non-need based grant program, that currently provides up to $3,964 per year to students who are enrolled in an eligible program and who agree to teach in a high-need field, at a low-income elementary or secondary school for at least four years within eight years of completing the program for which the TEACH Grant was awarded.

If you have been awarded a Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, you must complete both TEACH Grant Counseling and an Agreement to Serve. Click here for more information: https://teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/index.action.

*Unless otherwise specified, scholarship packages may be reduced if the student receives outside grants, scholarships, employer benefits or VA benefits exceeding tuition, fees, on-campus living and book allowance.