Scholarships Awarded Through Admissions

Lewis University Academic scholarships are awarded at the time a student is Admitted to the university. The scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate students based on outstanding high school or college academic records.  These scholarship dollars are limited, so you should apply for admission before the respective priority consideration date of January 15 for freshmen students or May 1 for transfer students. The Lewis University Office of Admission will provide you with a final decision concerning your academic scholarship eligibility once you have been officially admitted to the university.

St. John Baptist DeLaSalle Scholarship 4 Full Tuition
Lewis University Presidential Scholarship $20,000
Lewis University Trustee Scholarship $19,000
Lewis University Deans Scholarship $18,000
Lewis University Achievement Scholarship $16,000
LU Success Grant $14,000
LU Catholic High School Scholarship $1,000
LU Transfer Achievement Award $17,000
LU Transfer Achievement Award $16,000
Lewis University Academic Award $15,000
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $1,000

NOTE: Scholarships are not available to students who enroll in accelerated, contract, cohort and second bachelor's degree programs. A student will only be able to receive two institutional awards.

Scholarship Calculators

The Lewis University Scholarship Calculators will provide you with an estimated range of what you could potentially receive in merit money based on your academic record (i.e., high school GPA and ACT score for freshmen and cumulative college GPA for transfers). The calculator is updated each year once the tuition, fees and room & meal plan charges are approved by the Board of Trustees at their Fall meeting.

Lewis University Scholarship Calculators

Endowed and Annual Scholarships

Lewis University offers Endowed and Annual Scholarships made possible through the support of generous donors who understand the value of a Lewis University education and believe in the future of our students. To apply for these scholarships, click on the box below to access the application.

Students will use their myLewis credentials to log-in to the application. New freshman and transfer students can apply for Endowed Scholarships after attending SOAR (Student Orientation Advising Registration) and registering for Lewis classes.

External Scholarships

If you receive notification that you are the recipient of an external scholarship, you must forward a copy of the notification to the Office of Financial Aid Services. The scholarship will be added to your financial aid award offer at an estimated status until the check is received in the Office of Financial Aid Services. Please include your Student ID number on all correspondence.  All outside scholarships will be divided between fall and spring semesters unless otherwise specified.

Please send outside scholarship notifications and checks to:

Financial Aid Services #296
Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446

Bill/Invoice for Scholarship Payment

If an invoice is needed for a scholarship, please send your request to Annette Roemer Scholarship counselor, e-mail

If a copy of your bill is required for a scholarship, a copy of your e-bill should serve as official documentation. Any questions regarding your bill should be directed to the Office of the Bursar.

Requests for official transcripts or verification of enrollment should be directed to the Registrar’s Office.