Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

George and Eunice McGuire Scholarship

Application Deadline:
December 15
Amount Range:
Approximately $6,100
Dr. John Zibert

Scholarship Details

The George and Eunice McGuire Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Education Department (formerly known as the School of Education). This scholarship is funded by the estate of the late Dr. George and Mrs. Eunice McGuire. Past tuition grants have been awarded to one undergraduate and one graduate winner.

The Award

The McGuire Scholarship Committee will honor the memory of the late George and Eunice McGuire by selecting a student who exemplifies the qualities of excellence, respect and hospitality. All undergraduate and graduate students (except MATL) in the Saint Xavier University Education Department are eligible to submit an application. Past tuition grants have been awarded to one undergraduate and one graduate winner. The grant is applied towards tuition in the following academic year.

Exact amount of tuition grants depends on available funds from endowments and individual student's account status. Please check with Financial Aid before applying.


  • Applicants must complete the online application form below. The two letters of recommendation must be mailed or hand-delivered. Complete applications will include the application form, the essay, two letters of recommendation (with forms attached) and a resume. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 2.8 or better.
  • Applicants must submit an essay (double-spaced, one to two pages). Please provide specific examples of how you embrace the values of excellence, respect and hospitality and how they relate to your plans for working in the field of education.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. The letters of recommendation should refer to the values noted above and should be sent directly to the address below, postmarked by December 15 or hand-delivered to WAC Room G-203 by 4 p.m. December 15:

Saint Xavier University
The McGuire Scholarship Committee
c/o Education Department
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Application Form

The application form is closed to any further submissions.