Matching Programs

The University of Saint Francis has agreed to partner with multiple organizations by matching scholarships dollars. Below is a list of scholarships currently matched by USF along with the associated requirements.

The university has a priority Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline of March 10 prior to the student’s fall enrollment. Students completing the FAFSA after the March 10 deadline will be awarded funds as they are available. All institutional funds are limited to full-time enrollment and applied toward tuition and fees only.

USF Yellow Ribbon Matching Grant

Students who qualify for Post 9/11 veterans benefits and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program will receive a matching grant from USF. Students may renew this grant as long as they maintain a 2.0 GPA and remain in good academic standing to receive financial aid. There are 100 undergraduate grants available and an additional 10 graduate grants in the School of Professional Studies, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Creative Arts and School of Arts and Sciences.

Chase Leadership Academy Scholarship

Students who receive a scholarship from their participation in the Chase Leadership Academy will receive a matched scholarship up to $500.

Indiana Hispanic Scholarship Foundation (IHSF)

USF will match scholarships received from the IHSF. The institutional match cannot exceed tuition and fees after federal and state aid. Scholarships from IHSF can be used for room and board for residential students. The maximum award is $5,000. The match may include other aid received from the university such as athletic aid, academic aid or need-based aid.

Dollars for Scholars

The university will match up to $500 awarded by the Dollars for Scholars program. In order to receive the match, students must be enrolled full time, have funding from the scholarship foundation sent directly to USF and provide an approved Dollars for Scholars Matching Form, available from the scholarship foundation. USF will match up to a total of $10,000 per academic year on a first-come, first-served basis.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

The university will match up to $4,000 awarded by Horatio Alger for students enrolled full time. The match may include other aid received at the university such as athletic aid, academic aid or need-based aid.

Questa 1/2 Back Loan Program

Students who receive a loan from Questa Education Foundation and qualify for the organization’s 50 percent loan forgiveness program will have an additional 25 percent paid back by USF.