Student Life
Entrance Scholarships

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John Arnou
Manager, Student Success
519-884-8111 x 28241
Stephanie Morrison
Student Success Coordinator
519-884-8111 x 28310
Entrance Scholarships
Each year St. Jerome's University offers a number of entrance scholarships to students who are registered through St. Jerome's and are entering their first year of undergraduate studies directly from secondary school. All Ontario secondary school students applying to St. Jerome’s University are automatically considered for an entrance scholarship.  In addition, we are pleased to offer awards to deserving students and residents within the broader St. Jerome's University community that require an online application.
Note: students on their co-op term are not eligible to receive scholarships until their next academic term.
Entrance Scholarships
Program / Award
Range of scholarship
Board of Governor's Scholarship
$3,000 first-year;
$2,000 available in upper years
- Academic performance
- Honours Arts/Arts & Business
President's Scholarship of Distinction
$2,000 Entrance Scholarship;
$1,500 International Experience Award and/or;
$1,500 Research Award
Open to students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies at St. Jerome's University who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in Fall 2017.
- Early May admission average of 95%+
- Arts
- Visit the President's Scholarship web page for complete eligibility details
President's Scholarship
Open to students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies at St. Jerome’s University, who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in Fall 2017.
- Early May admission average of 90%+
- Arts
Arts Entrance Scholarship
85.0-89.9% - $1,000.00
- Academic performance
- St. Jerome's University Arts applicants are also eligible for some University of Waterloo named scholarships
-Mid-May admission average of 85-89.9%
Founder's Scholarship
One student each from selected Roman Catholic schools in Brantford, Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo, and North Bay.
- Academic performance
- May be awarded in addition to a St. Jerome's University entrance scholarship
September 2017
One student from one of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board's secondary schools or continuing education sites.
-Registered at St. Jerome's University in first year
-Application closed until 2017
September 2017
Red Seal Scholarship
Students graduating from Waterloo Catholic District School Board and Wellington School board with a Specialist High School Major (Red Seal) will be given a $500 scholarship.
To claim this scholarship, students must submit their high school diploma to the Registrar's Office by the indicated deadline
February 15, 2017
Application Based Scholarships
- To view available awards click here
- Students starting September 2017 will be contacted when applications open.
Mid-June to September CEFO Catholic Student Awards  $500

-All Catholic secondary schools in the province of Ontario are asked to select one outstanding student to be the recipient of the Catholic Education Foundation of Ontario (CEFO) Catholic Student Award.

-Any recipient of a CEFO Catholic Student Award that is beginning studies at St. Jerome's University in the Honours Arts program or Honours Arts and Business program in Fall 2017; or beginning studies at the University of Waterloo and living in residence at St. Jerome's beginning in all 2017 are eligible to receive this award

Please connect with Stephanie Morrison, Student Success Coordinator, or 519-884-8111 ext. 28310 for more information on St. Jerome's University Scholarships