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George and Eunice McGuire Scholarship

Application Deadline:
January 31, 2021
Duration:
One-Time
Amount Range:
$4,200-$6,400*
Contact:
Dr. Sheryl O'Sullivan
773-298-3889
sosullivan@sxu

Scholarship Details

The George and Eunice McGuire Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Education Department. 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 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.

Requirements

  • All files, including the application, must be submitted no later than January 31, 2021.
  • Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate students in education.
  • Applicants must complete the online application form below.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 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. Upload the essay with the application.
  • Complete applications will include the application form and the essay. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

*Award amount will vary based on availability of funds and number of scholarships awarded.

Application Form

The online application form is now open.