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Outside Scholarships

Where Can You Find Them?

The scholarships awarded by St. Thomas are just the beginning. Outside scholarships can help cut the cost even more. And here are some good places to find them.

Reporting Your Scholarships

Please let us know about any scholarship you receive from any source other than the University of St. Thomas by reporting it in the financial aid award section of Murphy Online.

Fast Facts


in private scholarships receive every year by St. Thomas students

scholarships available nationally from 25,000 scholarship providers
Jr. Year
spring is the perfect time to start the scholarship search


Most of the time, the donor of your scholarship will provide details about how and when the funds will be disbursed. Please contact the donor if you have questions regarding your private scholarship.

If your donor sends a check to you, endorse the check, if needed, and forward it to the Financial Aid Office. If the donor sends the check to the Financial Aid Office, you will be contacted by e-mail if your scholarship check requires your signature. Private scholarship checks will be applied to your student account as they are received.

Unless your donor provides specific instructions, private scholarships will be credited to your student account in full provided you are enrolled as a full-time student.