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Scholarships and Finances for International Students

St. Scholastica's rigorous academics engage students in meaningful educational experiences in and outside the classrooms, from firsthand undergraduate research and internships to study abroad and volunteer opportunities.

Put simply, a degree from The College of St. Scholastica is a worthwhile investment.

2021-2022 estimated costs

Tuition: $38,750
Room & Board: $10,696
Fees (Technology, Orientation, Health Service, Student Services): $735
Health Insurance: $3,000 (estimate)
Estimated costs for books: $1,200
Estimated personal expenses: $2,500

Estimated total costs: $56,881

Enrollment Deposit

Pay any time after acceptance. International students must pay a $500 enrollment deposit. This deposit will be applied to tuition at the start of the semester.

Scholarships

The College of St. Scholastica awards merit-based scholarship funds (Benedictine Scholarships) to students based on evaluation of their application and the accompanying materials (i.e., Official transcripts — curriculum pursued and cumulative GPA, test scores (i.e., IELTS, TOEFL).

Benedictine (merit) Scholarship levels

  • $26,000/yr or $104,000 over four years
  • $25,000/yr or $100,000 over four years
  • $24,000/yr or $96,000 over four years
  • $22,000/yr or $88,000 over four years
  • $19,000/yr or $76,000 over four years

Note: Scholarship terms will not be changed once a student arrives on campus. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years or until receiving a bachelors degree as long as you maintain full-time enrollment status and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Receive consideration for additional aid upon acceptance and submission of the certification of finances form.

As required by INS (Immigration and Naturalization Services) regulations, international students must demonstrate that they have access to adequate money to pay for their educational expenses. A tuition deposit is required before the issuance of the I-20 form, which is required to secure a visa to enter the United States.

American students who apply from abroad are not eligible for these special international scholarships but instead should apply for special programs available only to U.S. citizens.

Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship opportunity at The College of St. Scholastica

Incoming first-year or transfer students at The College of St. Scholastica are eligible to apply for the Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship. Preference is given to Polish nationals (living in Poland or the United States) and/or to U.S. citizens of Polish ancestry. Selected applicants will receive a $5,000 scholarship (renewable for up to three additional years - until completion of Bachelors degree). 

The first step is to apply to The College of St. Scholastica for undergraduate admission. Once accepted, you are eligible to apply for the $5,000 renewable Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship. 

If you are interested in pursuing a Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship, please contact Beth Kleinschmidt at bkleinsc@css.edu. The Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship application is due March 1 of each year. All students will receive notification of the status of their scholarship application by May 1 of each year.

Stypendium naukowe Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship w College’u Św. Scholastyki

Obecni studenci studiów licencjackich w College’u Św. Scholastyki (College of St. Scholastica) oraz przyszli studenci ubiegający się o przyjęcie na studia w tej szkole są uprawnieni do ubiegania się o stypendium Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship. Preferowani są obywatele polscy (mieszkający w Polsce lub Stanach Zjednoczonych) lub obywatele USA o polskim pochodzeniu. Laureaci otrzymają stypendium w wysokości 5,000 USD (z możliwością przedłużenia na całe studia licencjackie). 

Pierwszym krokiem jest złożenie wniosku do College’u Św. Scholastyki o przyjęcie na studia licencjackie. Po pozytywnym rozpatrzeniu wniosku, możesz ubiegać się o stypendium Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship w kwocie 5,000 USD. 

Jeżeli jesteś zainteresowany/a stypendium Wasie Polish Heritage Scholarship, prosimy o kontakt z Beth Kleinschmidt pod adresem bkleinsc@css.edu. Aplikacje należy składać do 1 marca każdego roku. Wszystkie aplikacje zostaną rozpatrzone do 1 maja kazdego roku.

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