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These renewable scholarships are offered based on academic performance, strength of college-level coursework, and participation in extracurricular activities. A separate application is not required. Scholarships are awarded based on your submitted materials at the time of application

Up to $4,000 per year

Students transferring to John Carroll University to pursue science and technology majors are invited to apply for Molding Identity & Raising Retention through Opportunities for Reflection In STEM (MIRRORS) scholarships. These scholarships, funded from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program, will provide up to $4,000 per year to students with significant demonstrated financial need and academic promise to succeed in STEM disciplines (any major in any of the following departments:  Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science, and Physics) at JCU. Students must also be U.S. citizens. Scholarships are renewable for students who continue to meet eligibility requirements.

Transfer students enrolling at JCU in Fall 2021 as juniors, along with students who transferred to JCU during the 2020-2021 academic year as sophomores, are eligible to apply. Visit for more information and to access the application. 

These awards are given to members of Phi Theta Kappa. This scholarship is renewable for a second year. You must indicate membership on your application for admission to be eligible.

Students who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in their most recent semester at our local community colleges (Tri-C, Lakeland, and Lorain) will be considered for a $2,000 Articulation Award.

Be sure to research and apply for outside scholarships, which can help you gain additional support for your John Carroll educational experience. All legitimate scholarship searches should be free and should not ask for any credit card or bank information. If you are unsure of the legitimacy of a scholarship offer or search, please do not hesitate to contact Student Enrollment and Financial Services or the Better Business Bureau.

Explore a list of reputable scholarship search engines our students have found helpful and scholarships we hope our students pursue.

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Veterans Program

You answered the call of service and put your life on the line for our country. You’ve earned the right to the high-quality Jesuit education John Carroll provides.