Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are awarded on five levels ranging from $7,500 to $25,000 per year to qualified students. These renewable awards are based on a combination of the student’s ACT/SAT score and high school grade point average.


St. Francis Solanus Scholarship – Named after the patron saint of Quincy University and a Franciscan missionary who ministered to native Americans, this scholarship symbolizes the commitment of QU to offer academic excellence to students of all backgrounds.

Anthony of Padua Scholarship – Named after the first great Franciscan professor, who also had a great reputation for compassion, this scholarship reflects the goal of a Quincy University education to integrate the head and heart in learning and service.

LaVerna Scholarship – Named after a beloved mountain retreat in Tuscany, Italy, where St. Francis of Assisi experienced a deep religious experience, this scholarship reflects our belief that a Quincy University education enables students of all backgrounds and faith traditions to experience growth and transformation for successful living.

Canticle Scholarship – Named after St. Francis of Assisi’s most famous poem, the Canticle of Creatures, this scholarship reflects the Franciscan values of joy and respect for all persons and all creation; values that lie at the core of a Quincy University education.

Thomas of Celano Scholarship – Named after Thomas of Celano, the first biographer of St. Francis of Assisi, this scholarship symbolizes the conviction that a Quincy University education will enable students to create the stories of their own life journeys with integrity, service and success.