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St. John's University Service Scholarships

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St. John’s University created the service scholarships to honor the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, a United States Police Department, and a United States Fire Department who dedicate their lives to the service of others.

Child of a Police Officer Service Scholarship*

St. John’s University will award $2,000 per year for up to four years of continuous, full-time undergraduate enrollment to the children of police officers within the United States. An eligible student must be a dependent child of a police officer (full-time active service, retired, or killed in the line of duty) and a current high school senior planning to enroll at St. John’s in the Fall 2018 term. Eligibility is dependent upon parent occupation as indicated on the Undergraduate Admission application for the Fall 2018 term. To be considered for this scholarship, the admission application must be submitted on or before January 15, 2018.

Child of Firefighter Service Scholarship*

St. John’s University will award $2,000 per year for up to four years of continuous, full-time undergraduate enrollment to the children of firefighters within the United States. An eligible student must be a dependent child of a fire department member (full-time active service, retired, or killed in the line of duty) and a current high school senior planning to enroll at St. John’s in the Fall 2018 term. Eligibility is dependent upon parent occupation as indicated on the Undergraduate Admission application for the Fall 2018 term. To be considered for this scholarship, the admission application must be submitted on or before January 15, 2018.

Child of Military Service-Members Scholarship*

St. John’s University will award $2,000 per year for up to four years of continuous, full-time undergraduate enrollment to the children of United States Military service members. An eligible student must be a dependent child of a United States Military service member (full-time active service, veteran, or killed in the line of duty) and a current high school senior planning to enroll at St. John’s in the Fall 2018 term. Eligibility is dependent upon parent occupation as indicated on the Undergraduate Admission application for the Fall 2018 term. To be considered for this scholarship, the admission application must be submitted on or before January 15, 2018.

St. John’s offers a full range of merit and non-merit based scholarships – learn more here!

*Please note that students are limited to one service scholarship, and the University reserves the right to request proof of eligibility. Service scholarships are applicable to domestic students.