Our Opportunities

NOTE: The system is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 cycle.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$3,125 A.P. & Gladys Dailey Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1964 by a gift to then Lewis College from the Dailey Family. CRITERIA: 1. 3.0 GPA or above. 2. Lockport...
This scholarship was established in 1964 by a gift to then Lewis College...
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  • Award: $3,125
$3,070 Aileen S. Andrew Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Math and Science Students
This scholarship assists undergraduate math and science students with financial need. It has been established through the generosity of the Aileen...
This scholarship assists undergraduate math and science students with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,070
$3,100 Andrew B. Barber Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship has been established through extraordinary generosity of Mr. Andrew B. Barber, an outstanding civic and business leader in Joliet,...
This scholarship has been established through extraordinary generosity...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,100
$1,500 Bernice and Leonard H. Lavin Endowed Scholarship for Inner City Chicagoland Students
This scholarship for Inner-City Chicagoland students with confirmed financial need was established in 2004 with a generous gift from Bernice and...
This scholarship for Inner-City Chicagoland students with confirmed...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
$1,700 Br. David Delahanty, FSC Endowed Scholarship
Brother David Delahanty, University President from 1982-1987, dedicated a great portion of his time to the enhancement of the fine arts programs at...
Brother David Delahanty, University President from 1982-1987, dedicated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,700
$4,050 Br. James Gaffney, FSC Excellence in Leadership Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2001 with a generous gift from Kevin T. and Georgene Reardon. CRITERIA: 1. Demonstrated financial need. 2. ...
This scholarship was established in 2001 with a generous gift from Kevin...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,050
$3,550 Br. Joel Damian Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate Lewis students who graduated from one of the five Christian Brothers High Schools in the...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate Lewis students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,550
$1,250 Br. Lawrence Porretta Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was created in 1994 with several generous gifts from many of Brother Lawrence’s former students, relatives, colleagues, and...
This scholarship was created in 1994 with several generous gifts from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,250
$2,900 Br. Leo Forgette Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship in honor of Brother Leo Forgette is available to declared nursing majors.
This scholarship in honor of Brother Leo Forgette is available to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,900
1,250 Broncato Endowed Scholarship
Lewis University gratefully acknowledges gifts from Drs. Jacob and Mary Jayne Broncato, as well as other donors to establish the Broncato Endowed...
Lewis University gratefully acknowledges gifts from Drs. Jacob and Mary...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,250
$1,300 Bruce D. Cheadle Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1991 by a generous gift from Mrs. Hazel Cheadle. CRITERIA: 1. Applicant must be a history major. 2. ...
This scholarship was established in 1991 by a generous gift from Mrs....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,300
$750 Brunswick Public Charitable Foundation Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1990 with a generous gift from The Brunswick Public Charitable Foundation. CRITERIA: 1. Applicant must be...
This scholarship was established in 1990 with a generous gift from The...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750
$3,700 Carey-Gillespie Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship in honor of Coach Gordie Gillespie was established in 1994 with a generous gift from Neil P. Carey. CRITERIA: 1. Must be...
This scholarship in honor of Coach Gordie Gillespie was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,700
$2,750 Cheryl A. and John M. O'Meara Charitable Foundation Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established with a generous gift from the Cheryl A. and John M. O’Meara Charitable Foundation. Criteria Student must...
This scholarship was established with a generous gift from the Cheryl A....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,750
$4,300 Chicago Area Ninety-Nines Dorothy White Endowed Scholarship
CRITERIA: Female aviation majors or female students taking aviation courses The White family will be offered the opportunity to select students...
CRITERIA: Female aviation majors or female students taking aviation...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,300
$2,325.00 Christian Brothers Legacy Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established with a generous gift from the De La Salle Christian Brothers as well as other donors. Each year Christian Brothers...
This scholarship was established with a generous gift from the De La...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,325.00
$1,500.00 Christopher Taliaferro Annual Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Christopher Taliaferro to benefit a Lewis student with a declared major of Criminal / Social Justice or...
This scholarship was established by Christopher Taliaferro to benefit a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$2,500.00 Ciarlette Family / Brother Louis De La Salle Annual Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a generous gift from David G. and Judy M. Ciarlette to benefit a Lewis University student with a declared...
This scholarship was established through a generous gift from David G....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$3,450 Clifton J. and Laura E. Kelly Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2008 with a generous gift from Clifton J. and Laura E. Kelly. CRITERIA: 1. Declared major in field of...
This scholarship was established in 2008 with a generous gift from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,450
$1,600 Daniel A. and Phyllis A. Binder Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2002 with a generous gift from the children of Daniel A. and Phyllis A. Binder to honor two of Lewis...
This scholarship was established in 2002 with a generous gift from the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,600
$3,100 Dennis and Geraldine Tonelli Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 with a generous gift from Lewis University Trustee Dennis Tonelli and his late wife,...
This scholarship was established in 2006 with a generous gift from Lewis...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,100
1,500 Dianne Marie Kulawiak Maul Annual Scholarship
The Dianne Marie Kulawiak Maul Annual Scholarship has been established by John V. Maul to benefit a Lewis University student with a declared major...
The Dianne Marie Kulawiak Maul Annual Scholarship has been established...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,500
$4,150.00 Dorothea DeTrana Endowed Scholarship
This Scholarship for undergraduate nursing students honors the life and legacy of Dorothea DeTrana, a lifetime nurse and Lewis Trustee.
This Scholarship for undergraduate nursing students honors the life and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,150.00
$1,550 Dr. August and Livia Martinucci Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1992 with a generous gift from the Martinuccis. CRITERIA: 1. Recipient is to major in the Science with...
This scholarship was established in 1992 with a generous gift from the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,550
$3,900 Dr. Edward T. Rancic Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 with a generous gift from family, friends, and associates who wish to honor the memory of long-time Lewis...
This scholarship was established in 2000 with a generous gift from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,900
$2,875 Dr. James J. Zelko Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 with a generous gift from James J. Zelko, M.D. during his lifetime, and by his family and friends in his...
This scholarship was established in 2006 with a generous gift from James...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,875
$3,000 Dr. Marilyn Bunt Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues to honor long-time Nursing Professor Marilyn Bunt. CRITERIA: 1. Student must be...
This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues to honor...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000
$1,000.00 Dr. Martha H. Rusnak Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship honors College of Education Professor emerita Dr. Martha Rusnak. CRITERIA: 1. Current full admission in the Lewis University...
This scholarship honors College of Education Professor emerita Dr....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
1,000 Dr. Michael J. Cunningham Annual Scholarship
The Dr. Michael J. Cunningham Annual Scholarship has been established by Mrs Linda D. Cunningham to benefit a Lewis University student with a...
The Dr. Michael J. Cunningham Annual Scholarship has been established by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
$1,000 Dr. Thomas Georginis Memorial Annual Scholarship
The Dr. Thomas Georginis Memorial Annual scholarship was established by the Georginis family to benefit a Lewis University student with a declared...
The Dr. Thomas Georginis Memorial Annual scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$750.00 Dr. William and Berenice McHale Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established through the generous gift of several donors. Criteria Student must demonstrate financial need as determined by...
This scholarship was established through the generous gift of several...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750.00
varies EAA Chapter 15 Annual Scholarship
This annual scholarship is supported by the generosity of the Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 15. CRITERIA: 1. Recipient is to be a...
This annual scholarship is supported by the generosity of the...
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  • Award: varies
3,050 Edward D. Lewis and Philip D. Lewis Endowed
The Edward D. Lewis and Philip D. Lewis Endowed scholarship was established with a generous gift from the Frank J. Lewis Foundation, as well as...
The Edward D. Lewis and Philip D. Lewis Endowed scholarship was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 3,050
$2,475 Emily Howe Fisk Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support nursing or science majors. CRITERIA: 1. Nursing or Science major 2. Full time Lewis Undergraduate 3....
This scholarship was established to support nursing or science...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,475
$1,500.00 English Studies and World Languages Annual Scholarship
This Scholarship was established by Dr. Jackie White to benefit a Lewis University student with a declared major in English or Foreign...
This Scholarship was established by Dr. Jackie White to benefit a Lewis...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$600.00 Estelle Katherine and Donald Fetsch Endowed
This scholarship was established with the generous contribution of various donors to benefit Lewis students. Criteria full-time...
This scholarship was established with the generous contribution of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00
$3,350.00 Father John F. Brennan Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1989 by Tony Benacka, ‘53, one of Father Brennan’s former students and good friends and other gifts form Father...
This scholarship was established in 1989 by Tony Benacka, ‘53, one of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,350.00
$3625 Female Flyer
Female Flyer Endowed Scholarship Eligible students will meet the following criteria: 1. Woman majoring in Aviation and Transportation Studies, with...
Female Flyer Endowed Scholarship Eligible students will meet the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3625
$1,000.00 Flight Check Annual Scholarship
The FlightCheck Annual Scholarship was established by Wayne Jimerson, Vice President of FlightCheck LLC, to benefit a Lewis University student with...
The FlightCheck Annual Scholarship was established by Wayne Jimerson,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,500 Frank Bozich Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 through generous gifts made by members of the Bozich family and friends, to honor the memory of their...
This scholarship was established in 1996 through generous gifts made by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
$2,875 Gladys M. Meehan Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 with a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Maruszak. This scholarship is named in honor of Mrs....
This scholarship was established in 1996 with a generous gift from Mr....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,875
$1,100 Gordon Kendall Endowed Scholarship
The Gordon Kendall Scholarship is in memory of the late Gordon Kendall, Director of Protective Services of Lewis University, who made a lasting...
The Gordon Kendall Scholarship is in memory of the late Gordon Kendall,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,100
$3,390 Harold E. White Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1992 with a generous gift from Harold E. White. CRITERIA: 1. Applicant must be majoring in Aviation 2. ...
This scholarship was established in 1992 with a generous gift from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,390
$1,550 Henry M. Kusher Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2007 with a generous gift from the Henry M. Kusher estate. CRITERIA: Recipient is to be a science or music...
This scholarship was established in 2007 with a generous gift from the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,550
$2,500.00 Hollywood Casino
CRITERIA: 1. Recipient is to be a minority undergraduate student or students who’s career plans include social work or business 2. Recipient is to...
CRITERIA: 1. Recipient is to be a minority undergraduate student or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$5,000.00 Ingredion Aviation Covid-19 Scholarship
Criteria Female student Aviation Major Financial hardship due to Covid-19
Criteria Female student Aviation Major Financial hardship due to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
$4,050.00 James A. LaGrippe Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was created with the generous contribution of several donors to benefit well qualified Lewis University students. *Criteria...
This scholarship was created with the generous contribution of several...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,050.00
2,000 James E. Neumann and Edward Meyer Annual Scholarship
The James E. Neumann and Edward Meyer Annual Scholarship was established by Adel S. Samuel to benefit a Lewis University student majoring in...
The James E. Neumann and Edward Meyer Annual Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 2,000
1,500 James R. Sefcik Annual Scholarship for Athletics
The James R. Sefcik Annual Scholarship for Athletics has been established by James R. Sefcik to benefit a Lewis University...
The James R. Sefcik Annual Scholarship for Athletics has been...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,500
$3,825 John A. Eudes Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2011 to honor the life and legacy of Trustee John Eudes. It was made possible by the generosity of Mrs. JoAnn...
This scholarship was established in 2011 to honor the life and legacy of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,825