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Merit-Based Scholarships

Academic Scholarship Requirements

Fall 2023 Freshman Merit Scholarships

St. John’s University offers merit-based scholarships to qualified first year, full-time undergraduate students who enroll in a bachelor’s level degree program for the Fall 2023 term. The admission application is used to automatically determine merit scholarship eligibility; no additional application is required.

All applicants may be considered for a range of other merit- and need-based grants. Financial need is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All eligible students are encouraged to file the FAFSA when it becomes available October 1. St. John's awarded $368 million in Undergraduate financial aid in the  2021-22 academic year.

If you would like more information about our other scholarship opportunities, please feel free to look at our Catholic, Ozanam, and transfer scholarships. In addition, please look into all of the financial assistance available at St. John's through our financial aid services.

Office of Undergraduate Admission

Queens and Manhattan Campus
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