25 Scholarships to Apply via The DePaul Scholarship Connect

DePaul University believes in the importance of affordability of higher education for hard-working students. Thus, through DePaul Scholarship Connect, a portal dedicated to financial aid and funding, DePaul University works with donors to award generous scholarships to eligible students from a wide variety of fields of study.

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The institution has really spent over $200,000,000 on its students’ futures. Moreover, they do not rely on a single score or performance to choose scholarship recipients. Keep reading to find the right DePaul University scholarship for you.

1. College of Education Student Teaching Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 6

This merit-based scholarship is available to current student teachers enrolled in the College of Education. It will help defray the price of a student teaching placement.

All applicants must register with DePaul Scholarship Connect and complete the following questions in order to be considered for the award:

  • Are you doing your student teaching at the moment?
  • Do you have a job right now? If yes, do you work part-time or full-time?

2. The Ali Fatemi Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Ali Fatemi is an emeritus professor and the former head of the Department of Finance and Real Estate. Additionally, he has a long list of articles in high-impact academic publications to his name.

A scholarship is given out in his name to commemorate his boundless enthusiasm. Those in excellent academic standing and financial need studying finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business will be considered for the Ali Fatemi Scholarship.

3. The Allen A. Preble Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Those pursuing a degree in Finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business are eligible for this award. Most importantly, students who are both academically successful and financially needy may benefit from the Allen A. Preble Memorial Endowed Scholarship.

4. The Arditti Risk Management Center Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students studying either finance or actuarial science may apply for this award. Those who have completed four years of mathematics in high school and who are in the top 10% of their graduating class will be eligible for the prize.

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The scholarship may be extended provided the student continues to have a 3.0 GPA or above and has not had a mark lower than a B in any finance or mathematics course.

5. The Bill Poppei Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Honors Program entrants in the Department of Finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business will be considered for the Bill Poppei Endowed Scholarship.

All candidates must have a least 3.9 GPA in financial courses and a 3.9 GPA overall to be eligible for the prize. As with the other scholarships, applications for the Bill Poppei Endowed Scholarship must be submitted through the DePaul Scholarship Connect.

6. The Brian Campbell Endowed Scholarship in Finance

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Brian Campbell is the former chairman of Kaydon Corporation and the current president and CEO of the private investment business Campbell Industries Inc. This scholarship is in his honor for undergraduates studying finance who show both financial need and academic distinction.

7. The Carlos Hernandez Meritorious Endowed Award for Undergraduate Journalism

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

In remembrance of Carlos Hernandez Gomez, a prominent journalist in Chicago, the Carlos Hernandez Meritorious Endowed Award for Undergraduate Journalism was created.

The award will grant financial help to a promising student enrolled in the undergraduate journalism program at the College of Communication who will be participating in a paid or unpaid internship in the area of journalism. To be eligible for this prize, a student’s cumulative GPA must be 3.0 or above.

8. The Center for Financial Services Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

The purpose of this program is to recognize and support Finance majors at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business. However, note that students majoring in banking or corporate finance will be given priority. All applications must be submitted online using the DePaul Scholarship Connect.

9. The Chokshi Endowed Scholarship in Finance

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

A student majoring in Finance who exhibits exceptional leadership abilities and/or a dedication to student development via mentoring may be eligible for the Chokshi Endowed Scholarship in Finance.

Students who are members of underrepresented groups or who show an interest in or commitment to working with such groups may be given preference. Additionally, students with demonstrated financial need may be offered consideration as well.

10. The Circle of Finance Opportunities Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

This is a discretionary scholarship fund awarded to undergraduate and graduate students each year by the department chair. Students in the Department of Finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business are the only ones eligible for the award.

11. The College of Communication Merit Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,400

Closing Date: September 18

Students in excellent academic standing and shown financial need via a completed FAFSA application are eligible for the College of Communication Merit Scholarship.

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Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in graduate school or a 3.0 in their major at the undergraduate level. Juniors, seniors, and students with remarkable GPAs will be given priority.

12. The Dean’s Council Endowed Scholarship in Communication

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

The Dean’s Council Endowed Scholarship in Communication is awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Communication who has submitted a FAFSA and demonstrates financial need.

Students with a 2.5 or higher GPA in their undergraduate work are encouraged to apply, as are those with a 3.0 or higher in their graduate work. Most interestingly, academically talented students will be given preference.

13. The Dr. Armand Leon DilPare, PhD Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students majoring or minoring in Finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business may apply to receive funding via this award.

Students with a strong interest in financial engineering or who are already enrolled in the MS Computational Finance program will be given preference. To apply, please sign in to your DePaul Scholarship Connect account.

14. The Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Richard H. Driehaus College of Business underclassmen, juniors, and seniors with an interest in Behavioral Finance are eligible for this honor prize. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required, and applicants must also write a brief essay on the topic of behavioral finance.

15. The Eber Family Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students studying in Finance at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business are eligible for this award, which is one of many available to them. To be considered for the award, students must demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need.

16. The Elizabeth & Robert Webb Ednowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Robb Webb has donated funds to establish the Elizabeth & Robb Webb Endowed Scholarship for students majoring or minoring in hospitality management. Both academic excellence and demonstrated financial necessity are required of applicants (as determined by the FAFSA).

In addition to taking into account demonstrated financial need, applicants will also be evaluated based on factors such as cumulative GPA (2.0 or higher), student activity, and full- or part-time employment in the hospitality industry.

17. The Eric & Christine Larsen Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

A first-generation, full-time student in good academic standing and financial need will be selected to receive the Eric and Christine Larsen Endowed Scholarship from the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business’s Department of Finance.

To apply for this scholarship via DePaul Scholarship Connect, students need to fill out an application form and write a brief essay outlining their future financial intentions. An overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.2 in financial courses are required of all candidates.

18. Finance Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Anyone pursuing higher education, whether part- or full-time, and demonstrating both academic excellence and financial need, is urged to apply for this award. The purpose of the fund is to recognize and reward exceptional Commerce undergraduates majoring in the Finance Department.

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19. The First Midwest Bank Scholarships

Amount of Award: $5,000

Closing Date: September 18

The First Midwest Bank Scholarship at DePaul University was established as part of First Midwest Bank’s efforts to ensure a strong and diversified workforce far into the future. To be eligible for this award, you must be enrolled in at least 12 credits every quarter and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

20. Fred D. Arditti Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business who are majoring or planning to major in Finance will be eligible to receive this award. In order to apply, you need to fill out an application form and write an essay about your background and why you are interested in risk management via the DePaul Scholarship Connect.

In addition, candidates need to have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 and a GPA of at least 3.5 in all financial courses.

21. The George L. Ruff Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students majoring or minoring in the School of Hospitality Leadership are eligible for scholarships made possible by a generous donation from Mr. George L. Ruff. To be eligible, students need to apply via the DePaul Scholarship Connect and have a stated major or minor in Hospitality Leadership.

22. The Hostmark Hospitality Group Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Due to a generous contribution from Mr. Jerome Cataldo, the Hostmark Hospitality Group Endowed Scholarship Fund was formed for students enrolling as majors in the School of Hospitality Leadership.

Undergraduates who are majoring or planning to study in the School of Hospitality Leadership are urged to apply for available scholarship assistance.

23. The Joe and Mary Anne Cappo Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

The Joe and Mary Anne Cappo Scholarship was created to reward a deserving junior or senior in the College of Communication who is also a first-generation college student, has shown financial need (as determined by the Office of Financial Aid), and is in excellent academic standing.

Also, applicants must have a least 2.5 GPA and demonstrate a commitment to DePaul University’s mission and values.

24. The Journalism Internship Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students aiming for a degree in journalism may count on the Journalism Internship Scholarship to help cover the costs of internships that count toward their degree. Interns in the field of journalism who meet the requirements may apply for funding via the DePaul Scholarship Connect.

25. Lori L. Holland Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Amount of Award: Varies

Closing Date: September 18

Students studying in Finance or Finance Honors at the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business will be given special recognition and financial support via this award.

Adult learners will be given priority, as will female students or those who have shown an interest in and commitment to advancing the position of women in the financial services sector.

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