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Additional support

Holy Names University awards a number of scholarships each year from university funds. Awards are generally made based on some combination of need plus academic merit and/or leadership qualities. Contact a Financial Aid Counselor for tips on how to research and apply for scholarships available outside of HNU.

Scholarships currently available

Scholarship Description Amount
Community College Partnership Award Transfer students entering directly from Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, City College San Francisco, Contra Costa Community College District, and Peralta Colleges are eligible for a $5,000 scholarship in addition to other awards. This is renewable annually. $5,000/year
Merit Scholarship Awarded to traditional, full-time students based on GPA Varies
HNU Grant Based on Need Varies
HNU Award Based on Need Varies
HNU Founder’s Grant Awarded to continuing students who will be living on campus. Must have been granted this scholarship at the time of admission to the University. Varies
Music Scholarship Awarded by the Music Department to students who demonstrate superior music ability and who are committed to Holy Names University and the ministry programs. Annual audition is required. Varies
Choir Scholarship Awarded by the Music Department to students who are registered for the Choir class, attend classes, and are active participants in campus events. Limited funds available. Up to $1,000
Athletic Scholarship Awarded by the Athletic Department based on talent Varies
Logan Scholarship Applicants must have intention to teach in a public school or organization and have a 3.00 GPA Minimum of 50% reduction in tuition costs
Catholic High School Scholarship Awarded to high school students who are graduates of Bishop O’Dowd, Holy Names, St. Joseph, or St. Elizabeth high schools Up to $5,000

2021-2022 HNU First Year Merit Scholarships ($15,000 – $22,000 per year)

2021-2022 HNU Transfer Merit Scholarships ($15,000 – $20,000 per year)