UIW is committed to providing educational opportunities to students from all backgrounds, regardless of financial means. More than 90 percent of UIW students receive financial assistance, and there are many opportunities available to students of all majors. We encourage our students to seek additional scholarships to finance their education through community organizations and foundation or accessing the opportunities listed below.
Scholarship Opportunities for UIW Students - Apply Now!
- 2019-2020 Maggie Donoghue Scholarship
Open to students accepted into the BSN to DNP program of the Ila Fay Miller School of Nursing with a minimum 3.25 GPA in all previous nursing coursework. Deadline: Sept. 27, 2019.
- 2019-2020 Baptist Health Foundation Scholarship
Open to U.S. citizens enrolled full-time in one of the approved programs: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Pharmacy, Traditional BSN, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Nutrition, Doctor of Optometry, Nuclear Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. Applicants must have a permanent residence within the Baptist Health Foundation's service area (approved counties listed on application). Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019.
- UIW Sibling Discount Application
Deadline: Aug. 26, 2019 to be considered for Fall 2019/Spring 2020 or Jan. 13, 2020 to be considered for Spring 2020 only.
- 2019-2020 Fifth-Year Accounting Scholarship
Open to Texas residents within 30 hours of completing the 150 semester-hour education requirement to take the CPA Exam. Must have completed at least 15 hours of upper-level account courses and file an Application of Intent with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to take the CPA Exam.
- Cardinal Chemistry Scholars (C2S) Program
Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Must be a chemistry or biochemistry major, currently enrolled at UIW or applied for full-time admission with a minimum GPA 2.8.
- San Antonio Mathematics Scholars (SAMS)
Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Must be a mathematics or statistics major, currently enrolled at UIW or applied for full-time admission with a minimum GPA 2.8.
- Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship
Open to Pell-eligible students whose parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer. Students must have also been less than 24 years of age or enrolled at an institution of higher education at the time of his or her parent’s or guardian’s death.
Program Specific Scholarships
Fashion Management Scholarship: The Jurren Sullivan Center for Fashion Management awards several scholarships in the spring. The scholarships are announced at The Cutting Edge Fiesta ® Fashion Show. These scholarships generally range from $500 to $1,500. Click here for more information and to see a list of scholarships which have been awarded in the past.
Performing and Fine Arts Scholarships: Students interested in performing and fine arts scholarships should contact the designated department for information on auditions and performance dates.
ROTC, Military and Veteran Benefits
ROTC Scholarships: Students interested in ROTC scholarships should visit the ROTC website for more information on the program, scholarships and requirements.
Military Discounts: Qualified military students and dependents may be eligible for tuition discounts. For more information, contact the UIW Business Office.
Veteran Education Benefits: The UIW Veteran Affairs Office can assist students using educational benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Assistance Programs in the pursuit of their educational goals.
UIW competes in the NCAA Division I Southland Conference. Scholarships are available and awarded by the coaches of each sport. For information on athletic scholarships, contact the Athletic Office at (210) 829-2722 or visit the Athletics Homepage
Study Abroad Scholarships
Scholarship Search Engines
Scholarship Search Engines: Students are encouraged to apply for external scholarships in addition to any UIW awards they receive. There are free search engines that students can use to find more opportunities.
Discontinued Scholarship Programs
Beginning Summer 2019, the following UIW programs will be discontinued:
- Incoming Undergraduate Students: McCracken Alumni Referral Scholarship (MARS), UIW Top 5% Scholarship, UIW Direct Admit Scholarship
- Incoming Graduate Students: Tuition discounts for Delta Mu Delta members and undergraduate students accepted to a graduate program (discounts honored for students graduating before June 1, 2019 and enrolling in the 2019-2020 academic year).
- Incoming International Students: UIW International Scholarship
- Returning Students: Upgrade Your Aid Grant
- UIW Students Traveling Abroad: Global Experience Travel (GET) Award
Outside scholarship checks may be mailed to:
University of the Incarnate Word
Office of Financial Assistance
4301 Broadway, CPO 308
San Antonio, TX 78209
Please include the student's name and ID (if known) with scholarship checks. If you are a recipient of an external award, please notify our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.