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Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants may be based on academic merit, financial need, or both.

  • Scholarships and grants are exclusively applied to tuition and fees.
  • These awards are considered “gift aid” and do not need to be repaid by the student.

Awards may be affected if a student changes his/her on-campus residency or number of credits taken per semester (less than 12 credits per semester).

If federal or state allocation of financial aid funds to Cabrini are adjusted at any time, Cabrini reserves the right to adjust financial aid awards as necessary.

All student's financial aid awards are contingent on availability of funds.


In addition to Cabrini scholarships and grants, many external scholarships are available to students, including (but not limited to) the following: 

 The Philadelphia Foundation Scholarships – Varies

Students in Philadelphia are eligible to apply for a plethora of scholarships! Please view all avaiable scholarships here

The Friends of the Delaware County Women’s Commission – Rising Star Scholarship - $1,000

The Friends of the Delaware County Women’s Commission is seeking applicants for their 2018 Rising Star scholarship awards. Two One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) scholarships will be awarded. One is designated for a female Delaware County high school senior entering college in fall 2018. The other is for a resident of Delaware County who is a current full or part-time undergraduate woman student of a two or four year college.

Grade Level: High school seniors and current undergraduate students

GPA Requirement: None

Requirements: Academic transcript, resume, reference letter and personal essay

Deadline to apply: April 23, 2018

Apply at: https://friendsofdcwc.wordpress.com/get-involved/rising-star-scholarship-awards/

 Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship - $10,000

Empowered is offering a $10,000 to a student who is studying to become an early childhood education teacher and demonstrates academic achievement.

Grade Level:  Undergraduate or Graduate

GPA Requirement: 3.0 GPA or above

Requirements: Must be pursuing a career as a pre k- 5th grade teacher, permanent resident or US Citizen.

Deadline to apply: June 30, 2018

Apply at https://www.education.com/scholarships/

Socialmediamonster.com Annual Scholarship Program -$1,000

Social Media Monster is a digital marketing service that offers Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram marketing services. They want to help student afford their education by offering their annual scholarship/

Grade Level: High school seniors and current undergraduate students

GPA Requirement: Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

Deadline to apply: November 15, 2018

Requirements: “Social Media has now become a part of everyday life, the question becomes does it enhance everyday life, or does it have a detrimental effect on daily activities. This is an interesting question especially for students. Today we ask you to write an essay on How Social Media affects Students in relation to their study habits”.

Apply at: https://www.socialmediamonster.com/scholarship/

Technology Scholarship: Media Rooms of the Future $3,000

Lighthouse Technologies is running a recurring scholarship essay contest for students between the ages of 17-30.

Grade Level: High school seniors and current undergraduate students

GPA Requirement: Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018

Requirements: “Write a 500-2000-word essay telling us the story of what your “media room of the future” looks like”.

Apply at: http://www.onelighthouse.com/technology-scholarship/

CellWaves Scholarship - $1,000

CellWaves is excited to offer this scholarship to a technologically minded undergraduate student each year.  We want to support the education of a deserving student who also shares our passion and curiosity for what wireless communications will become in the future.

Grade Level: High school seniors and current undergraduate students

GPA Requirement: None

Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018

Requirements: “write an essay of no more than 1,000 words about your ideas on how wireless innovations may evolve ten years in the future to change the way we live, play, communicate, socialize, or advance our thinking. All essays shall have accompanying videos to read, explain, or elaborate on the written work.  Videos shall be limited to five minutes’ maximum.  Typically, unrehearsed videos are the best. “

Apply at: https://cellwaves.net/scholarship/

ZipRecruiter Scholarship - $3,000

 ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in their quarterly Scholarship Promotion.

Grade Level:  be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S.

GPA Requirement: None

 Deadline to apply: Changes each quarter. Spring Quarter due June 30, 2018

Requirements: “Essays must be limited to 250 to 500 words and submitted in .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX file format. You may also include images, infographics, and diagrams provided that (i) the entire essay submission fits on one page and (ii) all the content, including your essay and images, etc., are your original work, and (iii) no part of your essay submission is owned by a third party. If your Entry includes any third-party materials, it will be disqualified. “

 Apply at: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

Azazie Scholarship - $1,000

Azazie would like to invite Cabrini University students to apply for the Azazie Scholarship Program.

Grade Level: High school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students

GPA Requirement: None

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2018

Requirements: Write a 500-800 word essay on the topic: "What is a problem within the industry you're currently majoring in, and how will you solve this issue?"

Apply at: https://www.azazie.com/scholarship

 Scholarships for Minority Students 

Affordable Colleges On line has created an on line guide to help students learn where to find and access scholarship money.

Scholarship opportunities are organized by demographics.

ezDinero Latino Scholarship Fund 

The goal of ezDinero financial solutions is to provide greater access and opportunity to higher education for outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

The program promotes academic excellence and encourages students to pursue and complete education in all discipline areas and graduate education.

A $1,000 Latino Scholarship is being offered.  

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

This award makes it possible for students transferring into a selective hour year college or university to peruse their dream of completing their Bachelors degree. Awards vary based on individual student financial needs. Students will be chosen based on their financial need, achievement and academic ability, leadership, persistence and service to others. http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/undergraduate-transfer/ 

Application available late August 2018

Sawinery DIY Scholarship

Swainey is offering a $1500 scholarship to a student who is loves DIY projects. Deadline to apply is April 17, 2018

  • Open to any college student.
  • No GPA requirement
  • Student must write an unique article on a DIY project they have done.

To learn more and apply click here

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Additional Resources that Cabrini Recommends for Searching for Scholarship Opportunities: 

We highly recommend looking locally for scholarship opportunities. Check with community organizations, employers, businesses, etc. 

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