Money for College

Each year, Barry University directly awards over $30 million in merit and talent scholarships. Many of these scholarships are renewable, so that’s money you can count on each year if you keep up with the requirements.

To qualify, you must be accepted for admission to the university.

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Here are just some of the opportunities available.

Alumni Legacy Grant

Award Amount: $1,000 per academic year

Eligibility: Open to U.S. and international freshmen and transfer students whose parent(s), grandparent(s), or legal guardian(s) graduated from Barry University.

GPA Required: 3.0 or higher

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: No separate application. If you meet eligibility requirements, the grant will be awarded to you.

Stamps Scholars Program

Award Amount: Full tuition, room and board, books, and travel over four years, plus an additional $6,000 award for study abroad or other extraordinary learning experience.

Eligibility: Open to U.S. and international freshmen with demonstrated and active leadership.

GPA Required: 3.5 or higher (international equivalent accepted)

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: Separate application required. Finalists are interviewed prior to a decision.

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Catholic High School Grant

Award Amount: $1,000 per academic year

Eligibility: Open to U.S. and international freshmen enrolling directly from a Catholic high school located in the U.S. or abroad.

GPA Required: None

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: No separate application. If you meet eligibility requirements, the grant will be awarded to you. 

Cheerleading Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000 per academic year

Eligibility: U.S. and international freshmen

GPA Required: None

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: Cheerleading tryouts required. 

Founders' Scholarship

Award Amount: Full tuition over four years

Eligibility: Open to a graduating senior from an archdiocesan Catholic high school in South Florida. The student does not have to be Catholic.

GPA Required: 3.7 or higher (weighted)

Test Score Required: Minimum 1250 SAT or 26 ACT

Application Process: Separate application required. Finalists are interviewed prior to a decision.

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Honors Program Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000 per academic year

Eligibility: Open to U.S. and international freshmen and transfer students

GPA Required: 3.7 or higher (freshmen supply high school GPA, transfer students supply GPA from a regionally accredited university)

Test Score Required: Minimum 1310 SAT (freshmen only)

Application Process: No separate application. If you meet eligibility requirements, you will be invited to participate in the Honors Program.

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Gregory F. and Donna Greene Scholarship for Education honoring Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD.

Award Amount: Two scholarships of $15,625 annually for four years.

Eligibility: Open to all applicants admitted to the University as a full-time student in the Adrian Dominican School of Education in the Bachelors of Science in Education program regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, or veteran status. Must have graduated from a public high school in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties and provide documentation of having completed a minimum of 75 service hours during high school.

GPA Required: 3.0 or higher

Test Requirements: SAT 1170 and/or ACT 26

Application Process: Submit documentation of service hours and essay to greeneschoalrship@barry.edu. Scholarship committee will verify your admission status, high school GPA, and financial need with the Office of Recruitment and Admissions.

Pep Band Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000 per academic year

Eligibility: Open to U.S. and international freshmen with two years of demonstrated experience in band or playing a musical instrument.

GPA Required: 2.5 or higher (weighted)

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: Video submission is required.

Women of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Open to active mentees in the Women of Tomorrow program in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

GPA Required: None

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: Separate application required with the Women of Tomorrow organization.

More Information: Contact your Women of Tomorrow mentor for details on how to apply.

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Award Amount: Varies

Eligibility: School students as early as 9th grade start. Must enter school achievements to date (volunteer work, AP classes, club involvement, etc.).

GPA Required: None

Test Score Required: None

Application Process: Create a free portfolio and follow Barry University page on Raise.me Keep your profile updated throughout your senior year with your accomplishments. Your earnings are instantly displayed in your Raise.me portfolio and will be included in your total merit-based award when you attend Barry.

More Information: Visit Barry University’s portfolio page on Raise.me