Your hard work pays off

Neumann University is committed to making it financially possible for academically qualified students to pursue their studies at the University. Each academic year, various scholarships are available to incoming students who are admitted and enrolled at Neumann. Neumann awards merit-based and other types of scholarships to first year and transfer students who have succeeded in their academic pursuits throughout high school and college. These scholarships can cover more than half of your tuition and are awarded at the time when you are ADMITTED to Neumann!

Submit your application to the University and find out how a scholarship can make your education affordable.


Merit-based Academic Scholarships

All first year, transfer and international students who complete an application for admission are considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate application is required.

Each year, the profile of the scholarship recipients varies based on the academic success of the applicant pool. These scholarships are awarded to students who have succeeded in their academic pursuits throughout their education journey.

Scholarship awards are based on a combination of your grades and/or test scores. Use Neumann’s Net Price Calculator to estimate the scholarship award you have earned by your work in high school.

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First Year Students

Academic Scholarships Amounts
Trustee Scholarship $18,000
Presidential Scholarship Up to $16,000
Dean Scholarship Up to $15,000
Assisi Award Up to $13,000
Saint John Neumann Award Up to $8,000

 


Transfer and International Students

Academic Scholarships Amounts
Francis Scholarship Up to $15,000
Clare Scholarship Up to $14,000
St. Joseph of Cupertino Scholarship Up to $12,000
Heritage Scholarship Up to $10,000

First Year Students

Merit awards for first year students are calculated based on GPA using a 4.0 scale. As a test optional school, submitting test scores may increase the amount of eligible scholarship. Below are the minimum amounts using only GPA. 

Academic Scholarships GPA Range Amounts
Trustee Scholarship 3.80-4.0 $19,000
Presidential Scholarship 3.49-3.79 Up to $18,000
Dean Scholarship 3.16-3.48 Up to $16,000
Assisi Award 2.96-3.15 Up to $14,000
Saint John Neumann Award 2.95 and below Up to $10,000

 


Transfer and International Students

Academic Scholarships GPA Range Amounts
Francis Scholarship 3.5-4.0 Up to $15,000
Clare Scholarship 3.0-3.49 Up to $14,000
St. Joseph of Cupertino Scholarship 2.5-2.99 Up to $12,000
Heritage Scholarship 2.0-2.49 Up to $10,000

Additional Scholarships and Grants

All students who complete an application for admission are considered for additional scholarships and grants. No separate application is required. Additional awards are reviewed annually and may vary based on the academic success of the applicant pool.

The below grants and awards are for those starting in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.

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This award, in the amount of $3,000 per year, is granted to first time first year student who are currently enrolled or graduated from a Catholic high school. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the university and will be notified after their admittance to Neumann University. No additional application is required for the award.

This award, in the amount of $3,000, is granted to students who indicate a desire to live on-campus at Neumann University. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University and will be notified after their admittance. The award is renewable each year provided the student remains in good academic standing and qualifies to remain in on-campus housing.

This award, in the amount of $2,000 per year, is granted to first time first year students who indicate a desire to major in Nursing at Neumann University. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University and will be notified after their admittance. The award is renewable each year provided the student remains in good academic standing within the Nursing program.

This award, in the amount of $1,000 per year, is granted to students who desire to follow in their family's footsteps and become Neumann Knights. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University when they indicate a parent, grandparent and/or sibling graduated from or currently enrolled in Neumann University, and will be notified after their admittance to Neumann University. No additional application is required for the award.

This award, in the amount of $3,000 per year ($1,500 each semester), is given to incoming full-time transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa members. The PTK Scholarship may be awarded in addition to a student’s merit scholarship. Students are considered for this scholarship at the time of application to the University and will need to submit a copy of their PTK membership card/record as a supplemental item with their application.

This award, in the amount of $1,000 per year, is granted to students who are the first in their family to earn a college degree. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University, and will be notified after their admittance to Neumann University. No additional application is required for the award.


The following scholarships have special deadlines and/or a separate required application. These scholarships are typically granted after you receive an admission decision.

Six scholarships in the amount of $2,000 per scholarship are available for first time first year artists, musicians (instrumental or choral) and actors. An Early Action application for admission (deadline: December 1) is required for consideration. Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA. The online application deadline has passed. Please contact Andrew Wilbraham, Admission Counselor, at wilbraha@neumann.edu for more information. This scholarship is in addition to merit awards and is renewable each year provided the student remains in good academic standing and fulfills the expectations of the scholarship.

A limited number of scholarships ($25,000 per year over 4 years) are awarded annually to high-achieving students from Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Students must demonstrate leadership, commitment to service and academic excellence. Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA. The online application deadline has passed. Please contact Luke Chalmers, Admission Counselor, at chalmerl@neumann.edu for more information. This scholarship replaces all other institutional awards.

RaiseMe is a nationwide platform which provides micro-scholarships for high school and Transfer students. Beginning in 9th grade, students can start earning scholarships for specific academic achievements. Get an “A” in biology? That’s $500! AP or IB course? $1,200 each! $2,000 when you visit campus. Community college students also have a unique set of micro-scholarships aligned with advancing in your academic and professional goals. Continue to earn for academic, leadership, and involvement achievements, as well as the ways in which you connect with Neumann University. The scholarships earned will be the guaranteed minimum applied directly to your financial aid package. It all starts with creating your RaiseMe account.

About TAAC: The Transfer Admissions and Advising Committee is an organization of transfer coordinators and advisors at several of the Philadelphia region’s institutions of higher education. We look to find ways to work together in an effort to better support student and institutional transfer needs, and encourage transfer personnel to communicate with each other to help share experiences and successes.

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Tuition Exchange Program (TEP) and Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange (CIC:TE) Participant Institution

Neumann University is a member institution of each program.  If a parent works for a college that participates in one of these programs, the student can apply for this benefit through the institution where their parent is employed!  Tuition is covered in full and this scholarship replaces all other institutional awards.  Parents should contact their institutional representative, usually in the offices of human resources, financial aid, or admission for employee eligibility rules.  If eligible to apply and to have your application for the scholarship through one or both of these programs reviewed, students should complete the following items during the fall of senior year in high school or the fall prior to the Fall term they plan to begin college.

  • Submit admission application and be admitted before December 18
  • Submit their FAFSA before December 18
  • Submit TEP and/or CIC applications by the end of January 

Neumann will begin reviewing and making decisions on this benefit in February. 

Maximize your college resources and minimize student debt. Neumann University is a partner of the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards. SAGE is a free college savings program. You should enroll before August of your junior year in high school to earn rewards points when you (and your family) do business with select partners, including 529 plans, banks, credit unions, investment managers and others. These points can be applied directly to your tuition costs at $1 per point. Learn more about the SAGE partnership.

Adult Undergraduate Scholarships

The Charlotte Newcombe Foundation generously provides funding for Neumann University to offer scholarships to financial need-based mature students over the age of 25 who are matriculated in the undergraduate degree programs. The amount of the scholarships varies from year to year.

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Restrictive scholarships have been awarded to deserving female students who demonstrate great financial need to continue their education at the university. All awards are administrated through the office of Financial Aid at Neumann University.

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Outside Scholarship Opportunities

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Scholarships with Monthly/Varying Deadlines

Scholarships for Individuals With Disabilities
Deadlines vary

Scholarships for Military Veterans
Deadlines vary

Scholarships for Nursing Students
Deadlines vary

Scholarships for Nursing Students
Deadlines vary

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Minority Students
Deadlines vary

Discover Loans

Deadlines vary

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students
Deadlines vary

MBA Scholarships
Deadlines vary

Education & Teaching Scholarships
Deadlines vary

Graduate School Scholarships for Women
Deadlines vary

LGBTQ Scholarships
Deadlines vary

PNC Student Lending Scholarship Sweepstakes

Deadlines vary

Scholarships & Grants for Psychology Students
Deadlines vary

Kids' Chance of PA Scholarship
Deadlines vary

ZipRecruiter Scholarship
Deadlines vary

Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship
Deadlines vary

CPR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE - Financial Aid Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities
Deadlines vary

Single Parent Scholarship
Deadlines vary

Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarship
Deadline: MONTHLY

Sallie Mae UnderGraduate Scholarship
Deadline: MONTHLY

Antibodies.com Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 1 & August 1 each year

Fundera College Scholarship
Deadline: January 1 & June 1, 2020

The Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes
Deadline: MONTHLY – ending June 30, 2021

For further information, please contact the Office of Financial Assistance
by telephone at (610) 558-5521 or (800) 9-NEUMANN or e-mail us at finaid@neumann.edu.

Scholarships With Strict Deadlines