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Scholarships

Walsh University offers a number of scholarships for new and returning students. Many of the scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic ability and need.

The following scholarships do not require a separate application, unless denoted with an asterisk (*). Application materials will be available on January 31 in the location specified and may also be downloaded online by visiting the financial aid website and clicking the Advancement Scholarships link. The Walsh University Application for Financial Aid, the results of the FAFSA, and the student’s academic record are used to distribute these scholarships. Some scholarships may be renewed annually if the recipient maintains the required criteria.

Advancement Scholarships (Endowed)

  • The 50th Anniversary Gala Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by various donors to the University to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Walsh University. Students must have a 2.75 grade point average or higher, participate in campus service activities, and demonstrate a commitment to Walsh and its mission.
  • Absolute Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy. An endowed scholarship with a goal to establish a working, collaborative and supportive relationship between Walsh University and Absolute in the area of Physical Therapy. This scholarship is limited to those students who are performing their clinicals at an Absolute related nursing facility.
  • Alumni Association Scholarship. A scholarship available to a full-time junior or senior with high academic standards who participates in activities of the Alumni Association and/or community service and commitment to Walsh University and its mission. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during spring semester.
  • The Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by the Alumni Board of Trustees to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Walsh University. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
  • The Alumni Association Board of Trustees Endowed Scholarship. The Alumni Board of Trustees established this endowed scholarship. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher and display financial need.
  • Alumni Renaissance Scholarship. Eleven alumni under the leadership of Larry Gessner, D.D.S., and Richard Parker, M.D., established this scholarship fund in 1992. Criteria for receiving the scholarship include: full-time sophomore, junior or senior; cumulative 3.0 grade point average; aspiration for further degrees; and participation in extracurricular and community activities. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
  • James V. and Velia Armogida Scholarship. Scholarship awarded to Stark County, Ohio, residents from the proceeds of a trust fund established by Mr. and Mrs. James V. Armogida.
  • The Aultman Hospital Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship fund established by the Aultman Hospital Foundation awarded to a nursing or physical therapy major who is a resident of Stark County, has maintained a 3.0 grade point average, and displays financial need. Preference is given to minority students.
  • Dr. J. and Ramona Austen Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior who is a member of the track or cross-country team. Preference will be given to students with a 3.5 GPA and those who demonstrate financial need.
  • The BFF-LFI Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by a generous private family foundation to be awarded to students who demonstrate involvement in campus and community service activities.
  • The Benford M. and Alice C. Barnhart and Vernon L. and Ora Lea Estes Parker Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by Paul J. and Barbara A. Barnhart in memory of their parents. Awarded annually to a full-time student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. The student must be in good standing, demonstrate loyalty to Christian principles, show financial need and be a U.S. or naturalized citizen.
  • Father Dacian O. Barrette Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior business major who has a minimum cumulative grade point average 3.0 and demonstrates a need for financial aid. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
    Father Dacian O. Barrette Scholarships. Scholarships from a fund established to honor Fr. Dacian Barrette, the first business manager of Walsh University.
  • Paul B. Belden, Jr. Endowed Scholarships. Several scholarships awarded from a fund established by the Belden family in memory of Paul B. Belden, Jr., a former trustee of the University.
  • The Rose and Henri Bernier Scholarships. Scholarships available to students majoring in a foreign language. The scholarships are in honor of Br. Henri Bernier, F.I.C., longtime Walsh University faculty member now retired, and in memory of his mother, Rose Bernier.
  • The Don & Ida Betzler Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established by Don & Ida Betzler, for students who display financial need and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students of the Catholic faith. This scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains the established criteria.
  • The Marian Birk-Selm Schuller Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established by Marian Birk. This scholarship is awarded to female students who major in Business.
  • Ann D. Black Scholarships. Scholarships awarded from the proceeds of a remainder trust established by the late Mrs. Ann D. Black.
  • The Brother Francis R. Blouin Peace Scholarship Fund. A scholarship in honor of the third president of Walsh University, available to a deserving student who demonstrates financial need.
  • The Brother Francis R. Blouin Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship in honor of the third president of Walsh University. It is awarded annually to a full-time sophomore, who demonstrates campus leadership and financial need, with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
  • The Raoul J. and Marie Blouin Endowment Fund. An annual scholarship in memory of Raoul J. and Marie Blouin, parents of the third president of Walsh University, Br. Francis R. Blouin, F.I.C., Awarded to a student in the Teacher Preparation Program. The memorial fund was established in 1988.
  • The Brothers of Christian Instruction 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the Brothers of Christian Instruction to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Walsh University. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Preference will be given to students who are in the graduate program in Theology.
  • The Buckeye Sports Supply Endowed Scholarships. Scholarships offered to students who demonstrate academic ability and financial need. The scholarship fund was established in 1990 by Michael P. Darrah, president of Buckeye Sports Supply, Canton.
  • The Edward and Henry Cain Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship renewed annually for a maximum of eight semesters, awarded to full-time students with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 without regard to financial need. Awarded to students whose elementary or secondary education was primarily obtained as residents of Stark County, Ohio.
  • Edward V. Carr and Helen E. Carr Scholarships. Awarded from an endowment fund established with a bequest from the estate of Helen Carr in memory of her son, Edward V. Carr, to assist students with financial need.
  • Ethel R. Casenheiser Scholarships. Several scholarships awarded in honor of Ethel R. Casenheiser from a bequest made by her sister, the late Dorris V. Hall.
  • The Don and Paulette Caster Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by Don and Paulette Caster with preference given to graduates from St. Thomas Aquinas High School and/or full-time employees of the Raisin Rack. *Application available online and in the Student Service Center.
  • Charter One Bank, F.S.B., Scholarships. Scholarships available to business majors, funded from an endowment created by Charter One Bank, F.S.B.
  • The Foundation for Christ and His Church. An anonymous donor established this endowed scholarship for students who maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Preference will be given to students who major in theology and have an inclination to go into religious life.
  • The Carlo Thomas Cicchini Memorial Scholarships. Awarded from an endowment grant made by Guy Cicchini of Canton in memory of his late infant son. McDonald's employees or their legal dependents will be given first priority. *Applications are available at applicable McDonald's locations, in the Student Service Center, and also online.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Nathan A. Colaner Memorial Scholarship. A four-year scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman from St. Joseph's Parish of Canton or St. Paul's Parish of North Canton who has demonstrated academic ability and financial need. If no suitable candidate from the parish qualifies, the scholarship is given for one year to a deserving applicant from another parish in Stark County. The fund was established by the family of the late Robert Colaner in memory of his parents. *Applications available at St. Joseph's Parish in Canton, St. Paul's Parish of North Canton, online and in the Student Service Center.
  • The Richard W. Cordingly Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established by '74 alum Richard Cordingly to be given to a male student who majors in Business. This scholarship is renewable to full, part-time or non-traditional students.
  • The Michele A. Culver Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established by Judith A. & Gerald M. Walsh, in honor of Michele A. Culver. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, traditional student who displays financial need and maintains a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to Education majors; this scholarship is renewable provided the recipient maintains established criteria.
  • The William W. and Anna Jean Cushwa Endowed Scholarship. A renewable endowed scholarship established by William W. and Anna Jean Cushwa. Awarded to full or part-time, traditional or non-traditional students with a 2.75 grade point average or higher, who demonstrate leadership in community service activities and show financial need. *Applications available in the Student Service Center and also online.
  • The Frank and Patricia D'Angelo Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established for students who are pursuing a degree in computer information or computer science field. Students must be citizens of the United States and display financial need.
  • Marc Deighton Scholarship. Established by friends and family in memory of Walsh student Marc Deighton, awarded to a full-time student majoring in psychology. The student must exhibit leadership qualities, be in good standing, and be at least a sophomore with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. *Applications are available in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, the Student Service Center and also online.
  • George H. Deuble Scholarships. Several scholarships awarded from an endowment fund established by the Deuble Foundation in memory of George H. Deuble.
  • The John & Marie Dowling Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by John & Marie Dowling to assist students whose hometowns are at least 50 miles from the Walsh University campus. Full-time students, both traditional and non-traditional, are eligible for this renewable scholarship. *Applications are available in the Student Service Center and also online.
  • The James J. and Norma Dreussi Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by Mrs. Norma Dreussi in memory of her husband, James J. Dreussi. Preference will be given to students who are parishioners of St. Anthony's Church in Canton, Ohio. The scholarship is renewable and students must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. *Applications available at St. Anthony's Church in Canton, in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The George W. Duncan Endowed Scholarship. This renewable scholarship was established in memory of Dr. George Duncan, former faculty member of Walsh University. Students must have a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Preference will be given to students majoring in history, political science or international relations.
  • Edward P. and Jeannette A. Elum Family Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by the Elum family. Preference is given to Elum company employees. *Applications available at the Elum Music Company, in the Student Service Center and online.
  • Philip and Hattie Eysman Scholarship. Established by the Brothers of Christian Instruction in appreciation of Philip Eysman's teaching service in the Department of Business.
  • Brother Thomas S. Farrell Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship available to a sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 who has demonstrated loyalty to Christian principles and exemplary social attitudes in the Walsh University community.
  • Brother Thomas S. Farrell Endowed Scholarship. A fund established by family and friends of Br. Thomas S. Farrell, F.I.C., first president of Walsh University, after his death on Oct. 8, 1988.
  • The Gary Farey Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Gary Farey, a long-time supporter of Walsh University. This scholarship is restricted to an incoming freshman from Canton Central Catholic or St. Thomas Aquinas High Schools. Eligible students will have a minimum 2.5 (high school) GPA and will attend Walsh University as a full-time, traditional student. Preference will be given to resident students. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient maintains established criteria.*Applications are available at Canton Central Catholic and St. Thomas Aquinas High Schools, as well as in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The Timm and Marianne Fautsko Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship available for sophomore, junior or senior students. The scholarship will be awarded, in even years, to a student with a focus in the field of Psychology; and will be awarded, in odd years, to a student with a focus in the field of Sociology. Preference will be given to students with the greatest financial need and the highest grade point average.
  • The Albert W. & Edith V. Flowers Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman from Stark County with an outstanding high school record. The fund was established by The Flowers Foundation.
  • Founders' Scholarships. Several partial scholarships awarded from a quasi-endowment fund established from the proceeds of a land sale authorized by the Board of Trustees. The fund honors the Brothers of Christian Instruction, founders of Walsh University.
  • Brother Robert Francoeur Alumni Academic Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 who has demonstrated loyalty to Walsh University, concern for its general welfare, and demonstrates financial need. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
  • GAR Foundation Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a student of superior ability and financial need, from a fund established by the GAR Foundation of Akron, Ohio.
  • Dick Gallagher Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior who participates in athletics. This student must also demonstrate high academic performance and financial need.
  • Arthur Genshaft Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship awarded through a grant from the Genshaft Foundation.
  • Grace and Edward Gibbons Scholarship. A scholarship established by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gibbons.
  • Ray and Virginia Gillman Endowed Scholarship. This endowed scholarship established by Mr. Gillman is awarded to a full-time, traditional student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Libby Ginsburg Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship in memory of Mrs. Hymie Ginsburg, whose husband was the first basketball coach of Walsh University.
  • The Keith J. Gloeckl Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship funded by Keith J. Gloeckl, class of 1972, awarded annually to an undergraduate full-time student.
    The Elizabeth Goering Endowment. A scholarship awarded to a deserving and needy student from a fund established by Mrs. Elizabeth Goering of Alfred, Maine.
  • Richard A. Gulling Leadership Scholarship. Funded by the Timken Foundation, the Timken family and Walsh University, this endowment fund awards three scholarships annually to top student leaders who have achieved above and beyond their peers and who serve as role models. Selection of winners is made by the Office of Student Affairs.
  • The HCZ Scholarship. A scholarship awarded annually from a fund established by an anonymous donor from Canton.
  • The Dr. Kenneth N. Hamilton, Jr. Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship in memory of our fifth president, Dr. Kenneth N. Hamilton, Jr. This scholarship is restricted to business majors who have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to student athletes. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
  • The Dr. Kenneth and Peggy Hamilton Scholarship. A scholarship in honor of our fifth president, Dr. Kenneth N. Hamilton, Jr. and his wife, Peggy.
  • The Joseph Harrison Academic Scholarship. A scholarship awarded in memory of Joseph Harrison, father of Br. Edward Harrison, F.I.C., a former longtime member of the University faculty. The scholarship is based on financial need.
  • Dr. Linton R. and Betty Lou Honaker Endowed Scholarship. An annual award established by Dr. Linton R. Honaker, retired director of the Walsh Teacher Preparation Program and his wife, Betty Lou. This scholarship also honors the memory of Brother Conrad J. Dionne, founder of the Walsh University Teacher Preparation Program in 1962. Awarded to the junior in the Division of Education who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, demonstrates excellent potential as a teacher and possesses the qualities of kindness, sincerity, dedication and professionalism. Family financial responsibilities or other indicated financial need should also be demonstrated.
  • Helen M. and Richard S. Hoover Memorial Scholarship. A fund established by Helen M. Hoover and restricted to students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.
  • The John F. and Loretta A. Hynes Foundation Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by the John F. and Loretta A. Hynes Foundation for minority and/or financially needy students.
  • K-9 Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a deserving freshman in the pre-veterinary or pre-medical program. Preference is given to a student who serves as a laboratory assistant. The scholarship is funded through a gift by the trustees of the former K-9 Kollege of Canton.
  • George Alex Kallas Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship awarded annually from a fund established by Mrs. Kallas in memory of her late husband. This scholarship is restricted to a student of average or above average ability who has an intense desire to earn a degree in higher education.
    Knight Foundation Scholarship. Awarded from a gift funded by the Knight Foundation.
    Knights of Columbus, Council No. 341, Scholarship. Awarded from a gift by the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 341, of Canton.
  • Aurelia and Sam Krugliak Endowed Scholarship. Established by Aurelia and Sam Krugliak, this fund grants scholarships to incoming freshmen with high academic performance.
    The Lucien and Desneiges Lacasse Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a deserving student-golfer in memory of the parents of Br. James Lacasse, F.I.C., former registrar and golf coach at the University.
  • The Joanne Lattavo Endowed Scholarship. Established by the Philip E. Lattavo Family Foundation in memory of Joanne Lattavo, a longtime member of the faculty at Walsh. The scholarship is restricted to a full-time student with financial need at the end of junior year who must present their art portfolio before a panel of judges for review. *Applications available in the Humanities office, in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The Paul B. Lemmon Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by William J. and Marilyn E. Lemmon in memory of Paul B. Lemmon. The scholarship is restricted to a student from Ohio majoring in business administration with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • The Brother Theodore Letendre Scholarship. A scholarship awarded in honor of Br. Theodore (Ted) Letendre, F.I.C., a longtime administrator of the University and member of the Board of Trustees. The scholarship is restricted to a student active in Campus Ministry.
  • The Sylvia J. Levie Memorial Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by a bequest in memory of Sylvia J. Levie.
  • The Jonathan Lucilio Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by Jonathan Lucilio for students pursuing a major in one of the following areas: Biochemistry, Chemistry or Mathematics. Eligible students must demonstrate a service orientation and work at least part-time.
  • The William L. and Sharon K. Luntz Family Endowed Scholarship. A renewable endowed scholarship established by William and Sharon Luntz. Awarded to full-time, traditional or non-traditional students.
  • The Walter I. Lusetti Memorial Scholarship Award. A scholarship awarded through an endowment grant from Walter Lusetti and Velia Armogida in memory of their nephew, Walter I. Lusetti. Scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding integrity and ability.
  • The Edward A. Mahoney Family Endowed Scholarship. This endowed scholarship was established by Edward and Louise Mahoney for students at the sophomore, junior, or senior level who major in Business. *Applications available in the DeVille School of Business, the Student Service Center, and online.
  • The Herbert E. Markley Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded in memory of Herbert E. Markley to students majoring in business with superior academic performance.
  • Nancy Markley Scholarship. A scholarship established by Nancy Markley, a charter member of the Women's Committee of Walsh University, awarded to an entering freshman from Ohio majoring in elementary education.
  • The William C. Meier Foundation Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to full-time, traditional, Roman Catholic students residing on campus. Eligible students must have financial need, maintain a 3.0 grade point average and have completed the required credit hours for sophomore level status. *Applications may be found in the Student Services Center and online.
  • The A.E. and E.V. Miller Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established in 1989, awarded to a student majoring in nursing or premedical. The scholarship is renewable annually if a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is maintained.
  • Gertrude F. Milzheimer Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from the proceeds of a bequest made by Mrs. Milzheimer.
  • The Mission Service Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a student at the graduate level in the following order: Brothers of Christian Instruction, priests residing with the Brothers and serving as community chaplains, or religious men and women from other congregations. Students must maintain a 2.75 grade point average and also receive the endorsement of the major superior or Bishop.
  • Reverend Richard J. Mucowski Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a Counseling and Human Development major in the graduate program working toward LPC licensure OR a student in B.A./M.A. program in Behavioral Science/Counseling and Human Development who has demonstrated volunteer service to a social service agency, maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or more, and is in financial need.
  • J.T. (Mike) Mulligan Alumni Scholarship. A scholarship available to a junior or senior who has demonstrated financial need and has made notable contributions in extracurricular activities. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.
  • J.T. and Josephine Mulligan Endowed Scholarship. Scholarships awarded annually from a fund established by a bequest in memory of J.T. (Mike) and Josephine Mulligan, benefactors of Walsh University.
  • The Needles Family Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by the Thomas Needles Family. This renewable scholarship is restricted to a full-time student with financial need and a minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference will be given to students majoring in business with an emphasis on Government & Foreign Affairs. Traditional and non-traditional students eligible.
  • Dr. Ernest and Alba Panasci Scholarships. Awarded each year to deserving students from a fund established by Dr. and Mrs. Panasci.
  • The Brother Ernest Paquet Academic Scholarship. A scholarship awarded in honor of Br. Ernest Paquet, F.I.C., a longtime faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. The scholarship is based on financial need.
  • The Helen Irene Peer Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Gary and Linda Byers in memory of her mother, Irene. Preference will be given to students majoring in the nursing program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. *Applications available in the Division of Nursing, in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The Pellegrino Family Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by the Pellegrino family. Preference will be given to traditional students who are members of the dioceses of Cincinnati, Cleveland, or Toledo. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. *Applications are available in the Student Service Center and also online.
  • The Coral L. Pennetti Endowed Scholarship. This endowed scholarship was established by Jim and Coral Pennetti. Preference will be given to students who major in education. *Applications available in the Student Service Center and online.
  • John J. and Marguerite M. Phillips Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by Mr. and Mrs. John J. Phillips.
  • The William C. & Dorothy A. Phillips Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Dorothy A. Phillips in memory of her husband, William C. Phillips. Full-time students who maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average or higher and display financial need will be eligible for this renewable scholarship.
  • Howard E. Possner, M.D., Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to a premedical student from a fund established by Mrs. Possner in memory of her late husband.
  • The Brother Joseph Power Academic Scholarship. A scholarship, based on financial need, awarded in honor of Br. Joseph Power, F.I.C., a longtime member of the University's English faculty.
    Brother Joseph Power Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established in honor of Br. Joseph Power, F.I.C., a longtime Walsh faculty member.
  • The Ramsburg Group Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship established by The Ramsburg Group to be awarded to a student majoring in business. Eligible students must be employed, display financial need, and maintain a 2.8 grade point average or higher.
  • Margaret E. Raridan Endowed Scholarships. Awarded from a fund established by a bequest in the estate of Margaret E. Raridan.
  • The Mark & Carol Ratti Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship awarded to a sophomore or junior student at the time of application. Preference is given to students who are of the Christian faith and who demonstrate strong school spirit. *Applications available in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The Fred R. and Joanne C. Reikowsky Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by Fred and Joanne Reikowsky. Preference will be given to students who are parishioners of St. Paul's Church in North Canton. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. *Applications available at St. Paul's Church in North Canton, in the Student Service Center and online.
  • The Congressman James B. Renacci Government Scholars Program. Congressman James B. Renacci established this endowed scholarship to support certain activities of the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs of the University.
  • Dr. Carl E. Richards Scholarship. Recognizes the Brothers' physician of 40 years; established by the Brothers upon his death in 1985. The award is intended for students in pre-medicine and other disciplines who show the potential to be of generous service to the community.
  • The L.J. "Vern" Riesbeck Legacy Scholarship. This endowed scholarship was established through a gift by Midwestern Industries in memory of their former Chairman of the Board, L.J. "Vern" Riesbeck. Eligible students must major in Business and display financial need. Preference will be given to students from Massillon Washington High School. *Applications available in the Student Service Center and online.
  • Brother Robert-Myrrl Houck Inspirational Scholarship. Awarded to the junior in the Teacher Preparation Program who has achieved the highest cumulative grade point average during the first five semesters at Walsh University.
  • St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded to a full-time, first year, Catholic student who demonstrates financial need and practices the core values of the University.
  • The Brother Charles St. James Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by a gift from Walsh University Alumni and Resident's Life offices in honor of Brother Charles St. James. An annual award to students who embody Br. Charlie's charisma in their daily life, the selected recipient is required to assist with Campus Ministry and Residence Life in the Br. Charlie Legacy Program.
  • St. Jude Endowed Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by Joseph X. and Joretta McCarthy of Massillon, Ohio.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship. Awarded from a fund established by Joseph X. and Joretta McCarthy of Massillon, Ohio.
  • Mary Alice Saxton Endowed Scholarship. Awarded from the proceeds of a trust in memory of Mary Alice Saxton.
  • The Angela and Tom Schervish Endowed Scholarship Fund. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by Angela and Tom Schervish with preference given to junior or senior level students with financial need. Student must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher. Full or part-time, traditional or non-traditional students are all eligible. *Applications available in the Student Service Center and the DeVille School of Business, as well as online.
  • Jane and Frank Schirack Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from the proceeds of a fund established by Dr. and Mrs. Frank Schirack.
  • Ann and George Seanor Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from an endowment fund established by Mr. and Mrs. George Seanor.
  • The Margaret Sigmund Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded in memory of Margaret Sigmund. Preference will be given to full-time, traditional students majoring in religion, science, or math, who desire to have a career focused in research. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
  • The Fred F. Silk Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship renewed annually for a maximum of eight semesters, awarded annually to full-time students with a grade point average equivalent to that required for Honors or Academic Scholarship recipients without regard to financial need. Awarded to students whose elementary or secondary education was primarily obtained as a resident of Stark County, Ohio.
  • Sisler-McFawn Scholarship. Awarded from the proceeds of a fund established by the Sisler-McFawn Foundation to a student from Summit County, majoring in nursing.
  • The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by the Sisters of Charity Foundation for minority and/or financially needy students.
    Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation Endowed Scholarship. Awarded to a resident of Summit County, Ohio, who demonstrates superior academic performance and financial need, and is enrolled as a full-time undergraduate matriculated student.
  • The Kimberly A. Smith Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship established by Russell and Kathy Smith in honor of their daughter Kimberly A. Smith '12. This scholarship is restricted to a sophomore, junior, or senior member of the women's golf team.
  • The Jacob H. and Theodosia J. Soehnlen Memorial Scholarships. Awarded from the proceeds of an endowment in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Soehnlen.
  • The Wiley Webster Stephens Memorial Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship fund was established by a gift from Robert Stephens O'Brien and Betty Winzeler O'Brien in memory of Bob's grandfather Wiley Webster Stephens. Preference will be given to students who major in Business.
    The Timken Employee Alumni Endowed Scholarship. Walsh University Alumni who are current or retired employees of the Timken Company established this renewable scholarship for students with a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
  • Timken Foundation Endowed Scholarships. Several scholarships awarded annually to students from an endowed trust fund established by the Timken Foundation of Canton.
  • The Marlene K. Toot '85 Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by alum Marlene K. Toot '85 and is restricted to students who are majoring in a health science field including Physical Therapy, Nursing or Physical Education.
  • Ira G. Turpin Scholarship. Honors the late Honorable Ira G. Turpin, former Stark County assistant prosecutor, judge of the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, and judge of the U.S. Fifth District Court of Appeals. The scholarship is awarded annually to an African-American student from Stark County, Ohio, who ranks in the upper one-half of his or her high school graduating class. The student selected for the scholarship must first accept all federal, state and institutional aid for which he or she is qualified. The scholarship is renewable if the student completes a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year and maintains a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • Brother Roland Vigeant Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship. A named endowed scholarship established by a gift from Walsh University Alumni and friends in honor of Brother Roland Vigeant. Restricted to an incoming freshman who is a member of the Walsh University Marching Band.
    The Corinne E. Volkmann Endowed Scholarship. Awarded in memory of Corinne E. Volkmann from a fund established in 1989.
  • The Judy Bahen Walsh Endowed Scholarship. A scholarship awarded from a fund established by Gerald M. Walsh, in honor of his wife, Judy Bahen Walsh. Eligible students will be enrolled in the Master's of Counseling or Human Development Programs and maintain a 2.5 grade point average or higher. Students must display financial need.
  • Charles A. White Memorial Scholarships. Scholarships awarded to students dedicated to service as exemplified by the late Charles A. White. The scholarships are funded through a gift by a close friend of Mr. White.
  • William K. and Lotte Wilson Scholarship. A major academic scholarship offered to an incoming freshman and renewed annually provided the recipient maintains superior academic performance.
  • Women's Committee of Walsh University Endowment. An endowment fund established in 1988 by the Women's Committee of Walsh University. This fund is used to provide academic scholarships. *Applications are available in the Student Service Center and online.

Other Scholarships

  • Walsh University Presidential Scholarships Presidential Scholarships are awarded each year to a limited number of qualified entering freshmen in an amount equivalent to the cost of regular full-time tuition. Candidates should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, strong ACT or SAT score (27/1200 critical reading + math minimum), and class ranks typically in the top quartile or higher. Student leadership, high school activities, and church and/or community service are all considered. Candidates will be invited to Scholarship Day and must be admitted to Walsh University by the published deadline, which usually falls in January of each year, to be included in the Walsh University Scholarship Day pool. Recipients of the Presidential Scholarship will qualify for renewal by maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. The Presidential Scholarship is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters. Students receiving Presidential Scholarships are required to maintain full-time status (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester), reside in the University residence halls, participate in the Walsh University Honors Program and be enrolled in the appropriate Honors course each semester while receiving at least a "B" in each Honors course. The Presidential Scholarship replaces any previously awarded institutional funds.
  • Walsh University Founders Scholarships Founders Scholarships are awarded each year to qualified entering freshman in an amount equivalent to the cost of regular full-time tuition. One Founders Scholarship may be awarded to a top scholar at each of six Youngstown Diocesan high schools per year. Candidates should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, strong ACT or SAT score (27/1200 critical reading + math minimum), and class ranks typically in the top quartile or higher. Student leadership, high school activities, and church and/or community service are all considered. Recipients of the Founders Scholarship will qualify for renewal by maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. The Founders Scholarship is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters. Students receiving the Founders Scholarship are required to maintain full-time status (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester), must reside in the University residence halls and participate in the Walsh University Honors Program while receiving at least a "B" in each Honors course. The Founders Scholarship replaces any previously-awarded institutional funds.
  • Walsh University Academic Scholarships And Merit Awards (Incoming undergraduate Freshmen) Walsh rewards incoming full-time freshmen with scholarships and merit awards based on their high academic credentials (cumulative grade point average and ACT or SAT score). These scholarships and merit awards range from $7,000 to $12,500 and are renewable by maintaining a specific cumulative grade point average. They are available for eight consecutive semesters.
  • Walsh University Honors Program Scholarships Awarded to students who have been accepted into the Walsh University Honors Program, these scholarships are renewable each year to students remaining in the Honors Program. To remain in good standing in the Honors Program, students must receive at least a "B" in each Honors course and must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (including non-honors courses) of 3.3. Students may receive this scholarship, which increases with each year of participation in the Honors Program, for a maximum of four academic years and be enrolled in an Honors course every semester.
  • Catholic High School Grant Walsh University offers the Catholic High School Graduate Grant of $1,000 to entering full-time freshman. To be eligible for the Catholic High School Graduate Grant, students must have graduated from a Catholic High school and meet the Walsh University’s admission criteria. The Catholic High School Graduate Grant is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and full-time status.
  • Diocesan Scholarship Full-time employees of the Youngstown Diocese are eligible for a scholarship that will reduce their per credit-hour charge. Students must present verification of full-time Diocesan employment. This scholarship is effective for all Walsh University credit programs, both undergraduate and graduate with the exception of Physical Therapy, which is an intensive, year-round program whose schedule does not allow for outside employment.
  • Choir and Band Scholarships Awarded to students with outstanding vocal and/or instrumental abilities who will participate in the University Chorale or band. The numbers of awards are determined by the Director. Students who are interested should contact the Director of the Chorale or Band.
  • Campus Ministry Scholarships Funded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction, this scholarship program seeks students who actively commit to the mission of Campus Ministry through exemplifying their faith in Jesus Christ.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities 

National First Ladies' Ida Saxton McKinley Scholarship  (Deadline: June 1)