Saint Martin's is dedicated to helping you fund your education. On average, each year we award over $20 million dollars in scholarships — ranging from $100 to full tuition*.

Use our search feature to find institutional and private scholarships and awards (based on your student status or program).

First-year Saint Martin's scholarships

The following anticipated annual awards are based on a holistic review of applications and unweighted cumulative GPA.

GPAScholarship award
4.0-3.75$23,000 Chancellor's
3.74-3.5$21,000 President's
3.49-3.0$20,000 Dean's
2.99-2.75$16,000 Faculty
2.74-2.5$13,000 University
2.49-0$5,000 Angus McDonald

Transfer Saint Martin's scholarships

The following anticipated annual awards are based on a holistic review of applications and unweighted cumulative GPA of all college work.

GPAScholarship award
4.0-3.5$16,000 Trustee's (invitation only)
4.0-3.4$14,000 Chancellor's
3.39-2.85$11,000 President's
2.84-2.5$8,000 University

* Saint Martin’s is now a test optional university. Although we are test-optional, we are still happy to accept and consider SAT or ACT scores as part of your application review. Talk with your admissions counselor about how your test scores can affect your merit award.

* Be sure to include any high school activities, awards, clubs and rigor of your high school curriculum (honors, AP/IB, college in the high school, etc.) on your Saint Martin’s application as merit awards are based on a holistic review of your application.

Institutional scholarships (internal)
Students are not required to submit a separate scholarship application to be considered for most scholarships available through Saint Martin’s University, except where noted. Students who wish to receive need-based financial aid must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). The financial aid priority application deadline is January 1.

Private scholarships (external)
We encourage students to complete as many outside scholarship applications as possible! We provide a list of current, private scholarships† with separate application processes, updated as we are made aware of them. This select list of scholarships is available through our search feature. Scholarship search engines are an excellent resource for students looking for outside funding. Students can find scholarship search engine hyperlinks available under Private scholarship search engines (external).

Scholarships for international students
International students are not eligible to submit the FAFSA and may only apply to specific scholarships. Please review the eligibility requirements of each scholarship carefully.
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*Scholarship amounts are for new entering students only and are subject to change based on availability of funds and student eligibility.
Saint Martin's does not endorse any private scholarship and is not responsible for the content on any of their websites.

Scholarships & Awards

Catholic High School Award

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

First-year students only

Brief description

Graduates of Catholic high schools are eligible to receive a $2,000 renewable annual award. Students will annotate high school attendance/graduation through the admission application process and be notified of their eligibility accordingly.

Students cannot receive both the Parish Youth Leadership Scholarship and the Catholic High School Award.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission

Contact

Office of Admissions
Call: 360-438-4596 and 800-368-8803
Text: 360-810-5093
admissions@stmartin.edu

Catholic School Special Tuition Program

Eligible students

For teachers, principals, paraprofessionals in Catholic schools
within the Archdiocese of Seattle enrolled in the College of Education and Counseling.

Brief description

The Saint Martin's University Catholic school special tuition program will provide a
50 percent occupational special tuition to full-time religious and lay teachers,
principals and paraprofessionals of Catholic schools which are under the auspices
of the Archdiocese of Seattle. This special tuition will apply to students that are
fully accepted into any College of Education and Counseling
program. Individuals who are employed on a part-time basis will not be eligible for the
program. Application for this special tuition must be submitted at least two weeks
before the academic session in which a course in being offered. Saint Martin's
University reserves the right to limit the number of Catholic school special tuition
program participants in any particular course or program. It is understood that
students will be admitted on a space available basis. It is likewise understood that
this tuition grant program is not retroactive.

Deadline for application

No later than six weeks before beginning of academic session.

Contact

College of Education and Counseling
360-438-4333

Application process

1. Complete general admission application form.
2. After acceptance into the College of Education and Counseling, complete the
application for the Catholic school special tuition and email to education@stmartin.edu.

Chancellor's Scholarship - first-year (academic merit)

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University
Eligible students

First-year students

Brief description

The Chancellor's Scholarship is a $23,000 per year scholarship offered by Saint Martin's which is renewable for four years. First-year merit awards are based on a combination of high school GPA, class rank, course rigor and community service and leadership.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission.

Contact

Office of Admissions
Call: 360-438-4596 and 800-368-8803
Text: 360-810-5093
admissions@stmartin.edu

Chancellor's Scholarship - transfer (academic merit)

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University
Eligible students

Transfer students

Brief description

The Chancellor's Scholarship is a $14,000 per year scholarship offered by Saint Martin's which is renewable for four years. Transfer merit awards are based on a holistic review of applications and unweighted cumulative GPA of all college work.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission.

Contact

Office of Admissions
Call: 360-438-4596 and 800-368-8803
Text: 360-810-5093
admissions@stmartin.edu

Clint Foundation Scholarship Endowment

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

Graduate students with financial need

Brief description

Clint Foundation Scholarship Endowment is a $700 per year scholarship offered by Saint Martin's which is renewable annually. Financial need must be based on FASFA.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission.

Contact

Office of Graduate Admissions
Call: 360-412-6128
gradadmissions@stmartin.edu

Dean's Scholarship (academic merit)

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University
Eligible students

First-year students only

Brief description

The Dean’s Scholarship is a $20,000 per year award, offered by Saint Martin's, which is renewable for four years. First-year merit awards are based on a combination of high school GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores, course rigor, and community service and leadership.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission

Contact

Office of Admissions
Call: 360-438-4596 and 800-368-8803
Text: 360-810-5093
admissions@stmartin.edu

Doctor James B. Johnston Scholarship

SAGE Scholars Educational Foundation

Two $10,000 scholarships, and 100 $1,000 scholarships are being offered to SAGE Scholars
students attending member Colleges and Universities.

Apply now

Dollars for Scholars

Scholarship America

Saint Martin's University will match Dollars for Scholars awards up to $1,000.

Apply now

Education and Training Voucher (ETV)

Deadline: Awards are given year-round

The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) is an annual federal grant provided to states to fund youth who have aged out of the foster care system and who are enrolled in college, university and vocational training programs. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year based on their cost of attendance. They must enroll before their 21st birthday and may continue to receive support until age 23. Funds may be used for tuition, dorm fees, books, student loan repayments and qualified living expenses.

Eligibility: Youth must be in foster care, adopted from foster care after age 16, or aged out of foster care.

For most states, youth must be aged 18-20; however, the age requirement varies by state.

Youth must have a high school diploma or GED.

Youth must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Title IV, accredited college or vocational/technical training program.

Awards: Up to $5,000

For more information go to: www.independence.wa.gov

Contacts: Peggy Lewis, lewispj@dshs.wa.gov, 360-902-8063, or Victoria Ackerman, ACKERVM@dshs.wa.gov, 360-902-8281, or Elsie Gansberg, gansben@dshs.wa.gov, 360-902-7986.

Faculty Scholarship (academic merit)

Internal scholarship offered by Saint Martin's University

Eligible students

First-year students only

Brief description

The Faculty Scholarship is a $16,000 per year award, offered by Saint Martin's, which is renewable for four years. First-year merit awards are based on a combination of high school GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores, course rigor, and community service and leadership.

Eligibility is determined at time of admission

Contact

Office of Admissions
Call: 360-438-4596 and 800-368-8803
Text: 360-810-5093
admissions@stmartin.edu

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