Scholarships

Endowed scholarships stipulate your gift will be invested and the principal will remain intact. An endowed gift of $15,000 or more creates a named scholarship fund which will provide important financial assistance to Saint Leo students. Each year a percentage of the interest earned on the endowment is awarded as scholarship support for a specific student.

Annually funded scholarships are funded each year by friends and alumni. The impact of an annual scholarship is immediate, meaning the funds are disbursed to the student recipient in the same fiscal year as they are received. As an annual scholarship donor, you can specify the scholarship name and criteria. Annual scholarships may be established with an outright gift of $2,500 or more. It is recommended it be continued for a minimum of five years. 

We are proud to acknowledge those donors who have established the privately funded scholarships listed in the link below and thank them once again for the opportunities they have provided for Saint Leo students. If you are interested in finding out how you can contribute to an existing scholarship fund or establish a new one, you may contact the Development Office by phone at (352) 588-8483 or by email at development@saintleo.edu to learn more about setting up a new scholarship.

 Douglas R. Allen Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Douglas R. Allen; for a student who is attending any Saint Leo University location, has a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1965 with a generous grant from the Dorothy Thomas Foundation and many alumni gifts; provides a one-time award for a student currently attending any Saint Leo University location; must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be of junior standing at the time of application, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

 Athletic Scholarship

Awarded by the Saint Leo University Department of Athletics; for a deserving full-time University Campus undergraduate student-athlete; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Baker Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by William E. Baker ’68 in memory of his parents, Col. William A. and Miriam Baker; for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for active-duty military students; second preference for student veterans; and third preference for first responders (federal, state and local sworn duty officers) to help bridge gaps for tuition assistance after agency and government funding is applied; may be multiple awards.

 Lorraine White Baker ’69 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by William E. Baker ’68 in memory of his late wife, Lorraine White Baker ’69; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in elementary education or religion and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Barnett Bank Scholarship

Established in 1992 and designated for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in business administration, with preference given to minority freshmen.

 Dolly and Paul Beaver International Tourism Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Dolly and Paul Beaver; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior who is enrolled in the International Tourism program; must be enrolled in the International Tourism and Hospital Management program for a minimum of two academic semesters; have completed at least 15 credit hours by the end of the semester in which the application is submitted; have a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 at the time of application; and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Jinx Behnke Science Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Richard K. Behnke in memory of Jinx Behnke; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in one of the scientific fields or an education major with a minor in the sciences.

 Adrian Bell Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Mrs. Jane Bell in memory of her son Adrian Bell Jr.’72; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is majoring in business and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Sister Germaine Bevans, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 2010 in memory of Sister Germaine Bevans, former prioress of Holy Name Monastery and Saint Leo University trustee; for a full-time University Campus female student; must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); be of good character; have good academic standing with a GPA of at least 3.0; and have demonstrated service to Saint Leo University or to the Saint Leo University community, with preference given to an international student.

 Birds Eye Foods, Inc., Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Birds Eye Foods, Inc.; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a primary residence in the western New York region.

 Constance Schifflin Blum Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Constance S. Blum; for a University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School, Bronx, NY.

 Dr. Martin C. Blum Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Constance S. Blum in memory of Dr. Martin C. Blum; for a University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in one of sciences or in education with a concentration in science; preference given to a Catholic high school graduate.

 Aloysius Bolak Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Genevieve Horgan in memory of her brother, Dr. Aloysius Bolak; for full-time University Campus undergraduate history majors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Father Marion Bowman Scholarship

Established in 1999 with gifts from several loyal donors in memory of Father Marion Bowman, third abbot of Saint Leo, prep school instructor, and athletic coach; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Bowers Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by James E. Bowers Jr., CPO, USN (Ret.) and Anissa M. Bowers, MAJ, USAF (Ret.); for a University Campus student with a minimum 2.75 GPA and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to military/law enforcement students (veterans, active duty, first responders, or firefighters).
The Bowers family

James Bowers ’00 and his wife, Anissa, USAF (Ret.), recently established the Bowers Family Endowed Scholarship Fund, which will benefit military/law enforcement students (veterans or active duty), fire fighters, or other first responders who are in financial need.

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 Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Established in 2014 for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a member of the Lacoochee Boys & Girls Club or the Tampa Bay Boys & Girls Club, and second preference for a rising senior from the Tampa Bay area (Pasco, Hernando, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties).

 Brick House Marketing, Inc., Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Brick House Marketing, Inc.; for an undergraduate marketing major in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business; must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Bertha Brown Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1969 by Robert A. Brown, trustee emeritus, in memory of his wife, Bertha Brown; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Robert A. Buckner Great Expectations Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Robert A. Buckner in honor of Alfred A. McKethan; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 CAE Scholarship

Established in 2015 by CAE USA, Inc.; for a sophomore, junior, or rising senior accounting major with a GPA of 3.5 or higher; must have graduated from a Florida high school, -be a U.S. citizen, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Edward D. ’68 and Ann Marie Cahill Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Edward D. ’68 and Ann Marie Cahill; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is majoring in any of the disciplines of the Donald R. Tapia School of Business, has a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Dr. Jack Callan Scholarship

Established in 1995 by the South Hampton Roads Education Center in honor of Dr. Jack Callan upon his retirement; for the student wife of an active service member with junior standing (completed and passed 60-90 credit hours); must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; and be attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center.

 Mary Ann Cass Scholarship

Established for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Margaret and Thomas Catalano Great Expectations Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Richard Catalano ’75 in honor of his parents, Margaret and Thomas Catalano, for deserving full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Olympia Catalano Great Expectations Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Catalano family in memory of Olympia Catalano; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a student-athlete on the women’s tennis team who exhibits quiet and gracious leadership qualities; if not awarded to a member of the women’s tennis team, it may go to another student who exemplifies these qualities.

 CCJS Endowed Research Fellowship

Established in 2015 by the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies; for a University Campus undergraduate or graduate student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and must have an interest in the academic study of comparative theology and interfaith relations.

 Center for Online Learning (COL) Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 for students currently enrolled in the Center for Online Learning (COL) with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Ann Cleary Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Ann Cleary; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Maryon Clonts Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Janet Denlinger in memory of her stepmother, Maryon Clonts; for a full-time University Campus female student who is majoring in the sciences and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Herbert K. Collier Scholarship

Established in 1976 by the estate of Herbert K. Collier; to assist full-time University Campus undergraduates who are deemed worthy individuals and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Charles Richard Cueto Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Renee Cueto to honor her late son; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who are in the writing track and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Dade City Fire Rescue Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the Dade City Fire Rescue, Inc.; for full-time University Campus undergraduates from East Pasco County with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be studying in public safety-related programs and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

 Dorothy Elaine Dadez Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dr. Edward, MBA ’02, and Teresa Dadez in honor of his mother, Dorothy Elaine Dadez, a firm believer in the importance of education. Busy raising six children while moving seven times in sixteen years, Dorothy never had the time, energy, or money to pursue the college degree she always desired. For a civilian spouse of an active military service member attending any Saint Leo WorldWide location; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and must have completed and passed a minimum of 90 credit hours toward graduation.

 Gaston and Evelyn De Groote Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Evelyn De Groote in memory of her husband, Captain Gaston De Groote; for full-time residential students at University Campus; first preference will be for students from Nazareth, East Flanders, Belgium, hometown of Captain De Groote, with a maximum of three academically qualified students with financial need receiving scholarship awards of $15,000 each, renewable up to three years; second preference will be for four domestic students with financial need, with special consideration given to students from the Catholic parish in Riverview, FL, receiving scholarship awards of $5,000 each, renewable up to three years; third preference will be for four international students with financial need receiving scholarship awards of $5,000 each, renewable up to three years; and, after designated preferences have been satisfied, the university may make awards to any residential students with financial need and of high scholastic standing.

 Ana T. DiDonato ’00 Servant Leadership Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Student Government Union Executive Board in honor of Ana T. DiDonato ’00; for one or two full-time University Campus undergraduates entering their senior years in the coming fall; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and exemplify characteristics of servant leaders.

 John A. Donofrio ’69 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by John A. Donofrio in memory of his parents, John M. and Virginia F. Donofrio; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0.

  Dr. Patrick Draves Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 in memory of Dr. Patrick Draves; for a full-time University Campus psychology major entering his or her junior or senior year, with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must exemplify qualities of scholarship, research, and community involvement; preference given to a student planning to present research at a local, regional, or national psychology convention.

 Father Damian DuQuesnay, OSB, Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Mary Ellen McGrath ’62 in honor of her beloved teacher, Father Damien DuQuesnay, OSB, who taught the sciences to generations of Saint Leo College, Holy Name Academy, and Saint Leo College Preparatory School students; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is majoring in a scientific subject and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Dr. Maribeth Durst and Professor Chuck Fisk Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Maribeth Durst and Chuck Fisk in honor of Professor Fisk’s retirement and in celebration of their combined 77 years as Saint Leo faculty; for a full-time University Campus rising junior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Education Centers Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be currently enrolled in any Saint Leo education center and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25.

 Faculty/Staff Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Saint Leo faculty and staff; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Eileen P. and Raymond A. Fahey Scholarship

Established in 1993 by the estate of Eileen Fahey in the couple’s memory; for full-time University Campus undergraduates from Pasco County, FL; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 John Fiengo Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by friends and colleagues in memory of John Fiengo; for a student who has high scholastic standing and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Lt. Col. Charles L. and Harriet M. Fisk Endowed Scholarship for Business Administration

Established in 2011 by Mr. Charles Fisk and Dr. Maribeth Durst in honor of his parents, Lt. Col. Charles L. and Harriet M. Fisk; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any one of the disciplines within Business Administration.

 Edward L. Flemming Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Frances M. Flemming in honor of 35 years of marriage and in memory of her husband, Edward; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in psychology and be of good character.

 Florida Blue Foundation Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Florida Blue Foundation; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any one of the disciplines within the Donald R. Tapia School of Business.

 Herman and Marie Fontaine Scholarship

Established in 1991 by Herman and Marie Fontaine to affirm their belief in the mission and values of Saint Leo University; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Jeffrey Ganz “Lefty 21” Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Frederick and Claire Ganz in memory of their son, Jeff, a left-handed pitcher for the 1994 baseball team; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate student-athlete who is a left-handed pitcher for Saint Leo’s baseball team; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 John H. and Marie T. Gassler Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by John H. Gassler in memory of Marie T. Gassler; for an undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be attending any Saint Leo location, have a minimum GPA of 2.0, and be majoring in any discipline in the School of Arts and Sciences.

 Gil-Mar Garcia Scholarship

Established in 1977 by Gilberto Garcia ’34; for full-time University Campus undergraduates of Cuban/Spanish heritage, with the highest academic standing; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Ruben C. and Dorothy C. Garcia Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Ruben ’90 and Dorothy ’12 Garcia; for a full-time University Campus criminal justice or business junior or senior with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Tony and Cindy Gerbino Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Tony ’74 and Cindy ’76 Gerbino; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Barry Glover Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Dr. Leonard Territo and with gifts from colleagues and friends in memory of Barry Glover, former associate professor of criminal justice; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate criminal justice major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Jack Goddard Pre-Med Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Jack and Annette Goddard; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be pursuing a career in medicine.

  Goizueta Foundation Scholarship

Established in 2000 by The Goizueta Foundation; for full-time University Campus undergraduates of Hispanic/Latino heritage with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have family currently residing in the United States.

  The Most Reverend Rene Henry Gracida Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the Most Reverend Rene Henry Gracida; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who are in good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a theology major; there being no qualifying theology undergraduates in any given year, second preference will be for a rising senior in the School of Arts and Sciences.

  William M. Gray ’70 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1991 by William M. ’70 and Diane Gray, in memory of Winifred H. O’Donnell, a Mahoney City, PA, teacher/mentor; for full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to education majors from Mahoney City or any other Pennsylvania resident, after which any out-of-state education major.

  Raleigh Greene Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1980 in memory of Raleigh Greene ’45; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Juliet Greer Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005 in memory of Juliet Greer ’04 by her parents; for a University Campus female student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled in the MBA program; preference given to a bachelor’s degree graduate of Penn State University, a professional journalist/writer, or an undergraduate varsity student-athlete.

  Captain Charles “Bo” Harrison Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2003 in memory of Captain Charles “Bo” Harrison, a 31-year veteran of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department, killed in the line of duty on June 1, 2003; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate minority student residing in Pasco County, enrolled in Saint Leo’s criminal justice program, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  James J. Heagerty Sr. Family MBA Scholarship

Established in 1998 in memory of James J. Heagerty Sr. ’48 by his family; for a University Campus graduate student in the MBA program with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  John Peter Heatherton Family Scholarship

Established in 1977 by Margaret Heatherton-Kertis to honor the John Peter Heatherton Family; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Charles F. Henderson III Scholarship

Established in 1976 by Charles Henderson Jr. in memory of his son; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must show qualities of leadership, loyalty, and service to Saint Leo.

  Louis J. Herrmann Jr. Rotary Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the Rotary Club of Dade City; to encourage local undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be graduates of Pasco High School and Pasco-Hernando State College, preferably the East Campus, maintaining a minimum semester GPA of 2.0 while attending Saint Leo full-time, and having completed a minimum of 12 semester credits in each of the semesters for which the scholarship is given.

  Stephen Herrmann Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the Joseph J. Herrmann and Rose A. Herrmann Charitable Foundation and Mrs. Mercedes A. Herrmann in memory of Stephen Herrmann, president of Saint Leo College from 1962 to 1968; for full-time University Campus undergraduate mathematics or science students who maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Conrad N. Hilton Foundation International Tourism and Hospitality Management Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; for full-time undergraduate International Tourism and Hospitality Management majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Eileen T. Hogan/McCloskey Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 in memory of Eileen T. Hogan, who earned a master’s degree from Columbia University in 1948, signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, was aunt to Hugh P. ’67 and Mark T. McCloskey ’71, and was dedicated to helping others; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Eileen Hogan, aunt to Hugh P. ’67 and Mark T. McCloskey ’71, was an early believer in education, having attained her master’s degree from Columbia University. She took great pride in telling people her degree was signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, who eventually became the 34th president of the United States. Her life was dedicated to helping others, beginning with her 25 nieces and nephews but, more importantly, those less fortunate. Now in her memory, her family wishes to continue, in a small way, her concern for her fellow man.

  Father James Hoge, OSB, Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 with gifts from friends in memory of Father James Hoge, OSB; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a journalism/communications major.

  Holy Name Monastery Scholarships

•Benedictine Sisters of Florida Scholarship

Established by the Holy Name Monastery; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate student of junior or senior standing, of good character, in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with demonstrated service to Saint Leo University or to the Saint Leo University community, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

•Mother Rose Marie Easly Scholarship

Established by the Holy Name Monastery; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate female who is a permanent resident of East Pasco County, of good character, in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with demonstrated service to Saint Leo University or to the Saint Leo University community, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

•Sister Caroline Maertens Scholarship

Established by Holy Name Monastery; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate religious education major, of good character, in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with demonstrated service to Saint Leo University or to the Saint Leo University community, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

•Sister Carmen Young Scholarship

Established by Holy Name Monastery; for a returning full-time University Campus student, with preference given to qualified Hispanic females, of good character, in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with demonstrated service to Saint Leo University or to the Saint Leo University community, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Genevieve A. Horgan Scholarship

Established in 1991 by Genevieve A. Horgan; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior history major with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  James J. Horgan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1997 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. James J. Horgan; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is majoring in history and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  William S. Horgan Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Dr. James Horgan and his mother, Genevieve Horgan, in memory of his father and her husband, William S. Horgan; for an outstanding full-time University Campus junior or rising senior in the history department with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  John F. Hughes ’64 Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by John F. Hughes ’64; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; with first preference for a freshman legacy who is a descendant of a Saint Leo University, Saint Leo College Preparatory School, or Holy Name Academy graduate.

  Dolores Incremona Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dolores Incremona ’ 80, Major, U.S. Air Force (Ret.); for a military student currently enrolled at Saint Leo University with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for an active-duty military member, and second preference for a student-veteran.

  Jim and Terry Irvin Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Jim and Terry Irvin; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  Rosalie M. Johnson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Barbara Caldwell in memory of her mother, Rosalie M. Johnson; for a University Campus student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a resident of Pasco County, FL.

  Norman Kaye Endowed Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1992 with a generous gift from the New York Yankees Foundation, facilitated through Dr. Joseph A. Molloy ’84, former managing partner of the Yankees, and the late George Steinbrenner, Yankees owner; for an outstanding full-time University Campus undergraduate student-athlete of any intercollegiate sport; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 James D. Kiley ’74 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Kiley family in memory of James D. Kiley ’74, first Saint Leo student named NCAA Academic All-American; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a liberal arts major with proven academic excellence.

  Arthur F. Kirk Jr. Presidential Scholarship

Established in 2002 with gifts from members of the University Board of Trustees in honor of President Arthur F. Kirk Jr.; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with a promising academic future and with demonstrated significant financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dr. Arthur F. Kirk Jr. Student-Athlete Scholarship

Established in 2011 in honor of Dr. Kirk’s induction into the Saint Leo University Athletic Hall of Fame; for an outstanding full-time University Campus undergraduate student-athlete with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must not receiving a full athletic scholarship and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA after at least a year of study at Saint Leo.

  Ed and Becky Kobel Great Expectations Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Ed and Becky Kobel; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with financial need; special consideration shall be given to: those who have overcome a significant obstacle in their personal lives and have persevered in spite of a significant hardship; those who have expressed an interest in careers to serve less fortunate people in our country or abroad; those with a commitment to missionary work; and international students from underdeveloped countries who would return, after earning their degrees, to assist the development effort of their home country.

  Father Henry J. Koren, CSSp, Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Richard J. Palazzo ’72 and Mary Arnheiter Palazzo ’72 in memory of Father Henry J. Koren, professor of philosophy, who had a profound influence on his student, Mary Arnheiter; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a theology or philosophy major.

  Marilyn Ann Leitch Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dr. Edward, MBA ’02, and Teresa Dadez in honor of her mother, Marilyn Ann Leitch, a firm believer in the importance of education. As the spouse of an active-duty military service member, Marilyn found herself busy raising a family of three while moving several times in the United States, Guam, and Panama. For a civilian spouse of an active military service member with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be attending any Saint Leo WorldWide location and have completed and passed a minimum of 90 credit hours toward graduation.

  Frank J. Lewis Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 by the Frank J. Lewis Foundation; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  James R. Maiolo Family Scholarship

Established in 2003 by James R. Maiolo; for a full-time, traditional University Campus undergraduate who is majoring in environmental science and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Marilyn M. and Henry Mallue Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Marilyn M. and Henry Mallue; for a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be enrolled at one of the Virginia Education Centers, with second preference given to military students and/or adult learners.

  Frances Martin Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 upon the retirement of Frances Martin; for a Florida resident with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have graduated from a two-year college with a minimum GPA of 3.5 have transferred to Saint Leo University Campus full-time, and be majoring in social work.

  Father Edward Martineau Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the late Father Edward Martineau; for a Pasco High School graduate who has a minimum GPA of 2.5, resides in East Pasco County, attends University Campus on a full-time basis, and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dr. Donald L. McBath Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Glen Greenfelder ’61,’63,Janet Denlinger, and President Arthur F. Kirk Jr., in memory of Dr. Don McBath; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  C.P. McCabe Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1978 by Effie McCabe in honor of her husband, Cornelius Patrick, and their 48 years of marriage; for full-time University Campus junior or rising senior education majors from Pasco County who are of good character and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  John L. and Kate Brennan McCarthy Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by John L. and Kate Brennan McCarthy; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate student who is majoring in any one of the disciplines within Business Administration has a cumulative GPA of 2.0 of greater, and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a student who is entrepreneurial and has a demonstrated work ethic.

  Frank and Phyllis Mezzanini Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by colleagues, friends, and business associates to honor Frank Mezzanini, and his wife, Phyllis, upon Frank’s retirement from a distinguished 14-year career as vice president of Business Affairs; for a degree-seeking student enrolled full or part time in the criminal justice master’s degree program; first preference given to the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year as identified by the National Association for Mental Illness–Pasco County. The student must be employed as a certified law enforcement officer, corrections officer, or dispatcher who is CIT trained and an active CIT provider. Second preference is given to a student who is enrolled full or part time in the criminal justice master’s degree program and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Chad L. Michael Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Leo M. Hartz, MD, and Debra A. Hartz in memory of their son, Special Agent Chad L. Michael ’01 and funded in part by the Drug Enforcement Administration Survivors Benefit Fund; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior criminal justice major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Chad Michael

Chad Michael ’01 grew up in Muncy and Hughesville, PA and graduated from Saint Leo University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in criminology. Chad began his law enforcement career in 2001 as a patrol officer with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa, FL. He then joined the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) in 2004. Upon graduating from basic Agent Class 159, Chad was assigned to the Miami Field Division office where he spent the next five years serving as a special agent with the Enforcement Group Six. Agent Michael played a pivotal role in several major cases, including two large scale international enforcement operations resulting in the arrest of 30 individuals and the seizure of more than $1 million in drugs and assets. In September 2009, Agent Michael volunteered to serve as a member of a FAST (Foreign-Deployed Advisory and Support Team) in Afghanistan, telling fellow agents at the Miami Field Division he was the “right person for the job.” The DEA trains and supports only five of these elite tactical units. He was one of 10 Americans killed on Monday, October 26, 2009 when a U.S. military helicopter carrying seven U.S. Army soldiers, Agent Michael, and two other DEA agents, crashed in western Afghanistan. They were on a joint mission combating narcotics trafficking in support of the U.S. military efforts to secure Afghanistan.

  Mark D. Mitchell and Patricia Rueve Mitchell Great Expectations Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Mark ’72 and Patricia ’72 Mitchell in honor of their parents; for a deserving full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for a student from the Chicagoland area (Cook and Lakes counties in Illinois), second preference for a University Campus student-athlete, and third for any University Campus student.

  Dr. Michael and Dr. Elaine Moorman Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dr. Michael and Dr. Elaine Moorman; for a University Campus student (undergraduate and graduate), with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be a single parent who has custody of his or her child/ren and must maintain a GPA of 2.8.

  Dennis and Cathy Mullen Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dennis ’76 and Cathy ’77 Mullen, in honor of Dr. Frank Arnold; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Sister Mary Dorothy Neuhofer, OSB, Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 in honor of Sister Mary Dorothy Neuhofer, OSB, 1949 graduate of Holy Name Academy; member of the Benedictine Sisters of Florida; professor, university archivist, and special collections librarian at the Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library; past prioress of Holy Name Monastery; and on the occasion of her 62nd Anniversary of Vows; for a full-time rising junior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in religion, of the Catholic faith, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Bill Nye Realty, Inc., Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Bill and Andrea Nye; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from Pasco County and adjoining communities.

  Gregory Noel O’Donoghue ’54, ’87 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the O’Donoghue family in memory of Gregory Noel O’Donoghue ’54, ’87; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Karen L. and John P. O’Leary Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Karen L. and John P. ’83 O’Leary; for full-time students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines within business administration.

  Blessed Frederick Ozanam Scholarship

Established by the Saint Vincent DePaul Society of Holiday, FL, in memory of the society’s founder, Blessed Frederick Ozanam; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be enrolled in social work or religion, and maintain a 2.0 GPA; preference given to students from Saint Vincent DePaul Church, Holiday, FL, followed by students from any Catholic parish in Pasco County, and then the entire diocese of St. Petersburg, FL.

  Padala Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Robert ’73 and Kathleen Padala; for a student currently enrolled at Saint Leo University with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business.

  Father George Paulson Theology Institute Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1982 with a gift from Alexander Kotarides in honor of Father George Paulson; for deserving students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be concentrating in religious education or in religious studies and attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center.

  Dr. James A. Peer Ocala Scholarship

Established in 1998 by friends in memory of Dr. James A. Peer, chair of the Education Department and longtime Ocala Center faculty member; to provide a one-time award for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be attending the Ocala Education Center and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5; preference given to elementary education majors.

  Dr. Robert H. Peterson Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the Peterson family in memory of Dr. Robert H. Peterson; for full-time University Campus undergraduates entering their junior years, with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); award based on academic achievement.

  Lieutenant Colonel Clement E. Petters, FLNG (Retired), and Joan A. (Barthle) Petters Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the Petters Family Foundation in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Clement E. Petters, FLNG (Ret.), and Joan A. (Barthle) Petters; for a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to active-duty military, and second preference given to reservists or student-veterans.

  Carmine Picciano ’76 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2013 by John Picciano ’69 in memory of his brother, Carmine Picciano ’76; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with an interest in music and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

John Picciano

During his time as a student at Saint Leo College, John Picciano ’69 was influenced by his instructors and fellow classmates. His Saint Leo experience helped him evolve into the person he is today, and he has shown his gratitude by donating scholarship funds in memory of his late brother, Carmine ’76.

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  Walter T. Plazewski Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 with gifts from friends of Walter T. Plazewski, former Saint Leo Prep teacher; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to English or education majors.

  Thomas A. Plein Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 with a gift from the Thomas A. Plein Foundation; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 3.0 GPA while attending high school or Saint Leo University.

  Police Memorial Scholarship

A one-time only award for sworn law enforcement officers who are currently enrolled in the Saint Leo criminal justice program and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Whitney S. Powers Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Peter Powers in honor of his father, Whitney S. Powers Jr.; for deserving full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  T. Rowe Price Scholarship

Established in 2013 by the Trustees of T. Rowe Price Foundation; for a full-time University Campus rising sophomore, junior, or senior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be first generation, have a cumulative GPA of 3.25, and be majoring in one of the following: accounting, communication management, business administration, computer science, computer information systems, economics, management, marketing, or multimedia management.

 Harry J. Purchase Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the estate of Theresa Purchase in memory of Harry J. Purchase; for a student enrolled in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for students studying international tourism and hospitality management, and second preference for student studying business management.

  Father Raphael Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Saint Leo Preparatory Class of 1954 in memory of Father Raphael Schooff, headmaster of Saint Leo College Preparatory School; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Religious Education/Religious Studies Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. James B. Mooney and Mr. James C. David (The Saint Gerard Foundation); for full-time University Campus students majoring in religious studies and interested in pursuing a vocation in the Catholic priesthood, religious life, or lay ministry; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Jack and Theresa Reynolds Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Jack and Theresa Reynolds in memory of their son Brian Patrick Reynolds, in honor of their friend President Arthur F. Kirk Jr. on the occasion of his retirement, and in appreciation of the Saint Leo faculty for their support of son Kevin Reynolds ’94; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business; first preference given to a student with most need of assistance.

  Sister Mary Grace Riddles, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 1984 to honor Sister Mary Grace Riddles, OSB, a founding faculty member and doctor emeritus of Saint Leo; for worthy full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and display high standards of academic achievement, motivation, potential, and willingness to contribute time and talents to the university.

  Dr. Joanne B. Roberts Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Dr. Joanne B. Roberts in memory of her father, Alfred Bretz Jr., a lifelong educator; for an education major from the Gainesville Education Center entering his or her final internship, with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher; must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Two awards to be given—one in fall and one in spring.

 Judith Rochelle Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by colleagues and friends of Judith Rochelle in honor of her retirement; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from Pasco County and majoring in business.

  Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak for a full-time University Campus undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be a resident of East Pasco County.

  Rothrauff Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Dr. and Mrs. Tom Rothrauff Sr.; for a nontraditional single parent entering his or her junior year (completed and passed 60+ credit hours), currently attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  George Coventry and Nita Schmidt Roughgarden Scholarship

Established in 1986 through a unitrust by George and Nita Roughgarden; for University Campus undergraduate or graduate students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Lawrence E. Ruf Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 through a bequest by Lawrence E. Ruf; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo Abbey Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1971 by Rev. Simeon Thole, OSB, in the name of Saint Leo Abbey; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo University Endowed Scholarship

Established by numerous benefactors for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo University Endowed Golf Team Scholarship

Established in 1998 by the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club; for a full-time University Campus undergraduates who are members of the Saint Leo University golf team and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Sean Saunders ’93 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by friends in memory of Sean Saunders ’93; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who has participated in community service during the past twelve months and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a member of a fraternity or sorority.

  Sarasota Cardinal Mooney High School Scholarship

Established in 1990 by the late Neil LeFevre, the late James Heagerty, Jerome Cocciardi, and Robert Carr, all former trustees; for graduates of Cardinal Mooney High School, Sarasota, FL, who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, are attending Saint Leo University Campus on a full-time basis, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Anthony H.N. Schnelling and Bettina M. Whyte Endowment

Established in 2003 by Tony ’74 and Cindy ’76 Gerbino in honor of their friends, Anthony H.N. Schnelling and Bettina M. Whyte; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is enrolled in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Evelyn Smith Scholarship

Established in 1993 through a bequest gift from Leslie Smith in memory of his wife, Evelyn; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Maura Snyder Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2003 by Saint Leo students, faculty, and staff colleagues and friends in recognition of Maura Snyder’s retirement; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with proven leadership skills in extracurricular activities, a minimum GPA of 2.5., and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dr. Thomas B. Southard Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of Saint Leo’s fifth president, Dr. Thomas B. Southard; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who exhibit the will and desire to learn and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Raymond L. and Mary C. Spangler Scholarship

Established in 1979 through a bequest by Mary Spangler in memory of her late husband; creating scholarships for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); awards to be given to student studying in the fine arts and/or the fields of mathematics or science.

  Sport Business Advisory Council Internship Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the Sport Business Advisory Council; for a full-time University Campus junior or senior sport business major (60+ credit hours completed and passed) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; full-time for a minimum of two academic semesters prior to application; must be enrolled in SPB 495 and SPB 496 and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  St. Joan of Arc Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1977 by a friend of Saint Leo; to provide tuition support for a qualified full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from the St. Joan of Arc Parish in Boca Raton, FL, and recommended by the parish pastor; second preference for a rising senior.

 A. Karl Stevens Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the ISM-Florida Gulf Coast, Inc.; for a graduate student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have completed at least one academic semester in Supply Chain Global Integration Management graduate program and must have a GPA of 3.3 or above; preference for a student residing in the Tampa Bay region—Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties. One-time only award.

 Patrick J. Strom Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Dick, Kathy, and Michael Strom in memory of Patrick J. Strom; for a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a student majoring in cybersecurity, second preference to a student majoring in criminal justice, and third preference given to a student majoring in business.

  Student Government Association Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1987 by members of the Class of 1984; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who best exemplify the spirit and mission of Saint Leo through campus activities, community activities, and ambassadorship, and whose participation and leadership in extracurricular activities has been of the highest order; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Donna Sumner Cox Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Robert ’52 and Marlene Sumner ’52, in memory of their daughter, Donna Sumner Cox; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate female student-athlete with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be eligible to play a sport at Saint Leo.

 Sunshine Scholarship

Established in 2015 with annual revenue from the Florida Specialty Plate Fund; for a Florida resident currently enrolled as a student at Saint Leo University, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Frank Swager Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Sheila M. McDevitt ’60, Holy Name Academy, in memory of her cousin, C. Franklin Swager ’61, Saint Leo College, and a standout on Saint Leo’s first collegiate basketball team; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be academically qualified; preference given to a basketball player (men’s or women’s).

  Donald R. Tapia TKE Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Donald R. Tapia ’05, MBA ’07; for current full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student members of the TKE fraternity at Saint Leo University; must be in good standing, have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, have financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). May be multiple recipients annually, and scholarship amounts may vary depending on financial need of recipient.

  Zenith T. Taylor Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Zenith T. Taylor ’88 in honor of her parents, Neville G. and Sydnia M. Taylor; for a full-time University Campus international undergraduate with first preference given to Caribbean students with financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Alonna Rhoden Telese Tedesco Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Dr. John A. Tedesco in memory of Alonna Rhoden Telese Tedesco; for a University Campus undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a member of the cross country team, and second preference for a biology major.

  Pat Thompson ’87 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Pat Thompson ’87; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Touchton Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Charles F. Touchton III in memory of Saint Leo College Preparatory School; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be in good academic standing and enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences and/or the School of Education, with a major or concentration in math or science.

  Father Gregory Traeger, OSB, Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 and funded by several donors in memory of Father Gregory Traeger; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a female student-athlete.

 University College Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); students must be currently enrolled at the University College location and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25.

  Father Robert Velten, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Saint Leo Preparatory Class of 1964 in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Father Robert’s ordination as a priest; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Virginia Education Centers Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 for a Virginia resident with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be currently enrolled at one of the Virginia Education Centers, have completed two terms with Saint Leo prior to application, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Wachovia Foundation Endowed Education Scholarship

Established in 2005 with a gift from the Wachovia Foundation; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who are majoring in education and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Connie Walter Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 by James Walter in memory of his wife, Connie; for full-time University Campus minority undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Benjamin Watkins Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin E. Watkins; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dennis Weber Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Dennis Weber; for students attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and completed and passed a minimum of 30 credit hours of Saint Leo classes by the end of the Spring 1 term of each year.

 Father Benedict Weigand, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Father Robert Fucheck in memory of Father Benedict Weigand, OSB; for a student who is currently enrolled at any Saint Leo location and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Ambassador’s Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce; for full-time University Campus undergraduates from Pasco County with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Diane Callander Wetherbee ’77 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Diane Callander Wetherbee ’77 in memory of her parents, John and Patricia Callander; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0, have earned 60 credit hours, and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

  John P. Wickert ’79 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 with a bequest gift from John P. Wickert ’79; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 John A. Williams Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Thomas H. Williams ’11 and Julia N. Williams in honor of his father, John A. Williams; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in biology: biomedical and health sciences, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; first preference given to an active-duty military member or student-veteran or the spouse or child of a veteran or active-duty military member.

 Rosemarie Eisele Williams Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Rosemarie Eisele Williams in honor of her children; for a University Campus student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Rodney H. ’67 and Ruth (Seyfried) ’67 Williamson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Rodney H. ’67 and Ruth (Seyfried) ’67 Williamson, members of the charter class of the university; for a University Campus junior or rising senior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the School of Education and Social Services, with a 2.75 GPA, and actively participating in student activities: preference given to University Ministry.

 Van Devender Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Barrie ’80 and Samanatha Van Devender; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business; must have cumulative GPA of 3.0, be a female student-athlete, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 William H. Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Shannon Greer in memory of her grandfather, William H. Wilson; for two full-time University Campus students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at Saint Leo with at least 6 credit hours in philosophy, literature, or humanities.

 

Endowment Honor Roll

 Deans Fund Endowment

Established in 2015 for the best and highest purpose/s as recommended by the dean of the School of Education and Social Services, the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, or the dean of the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and approved by the vice president of Academic Affairs.

 Horgan Library Endowment

Established in 1997 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. James J. Horgan to annually enhance the historical reference section of the library.

 Arthur F. Kirk Sr. Library Endowment

Established in 2000 by Dr. Arthur F. Kirk Jr. in honor of his father, Arthur F. Kirk Sr., to purchase books on banking, finance, and financial management.

 Green Revolving Endowment

Established in 2015 through a generous gift from the estate of Bertha Evans Brown to use for energy conservation and/or campus landscaping.

 SERVE Endowment

Established in 2006 to support SERVE (Student Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences).

 Rabbi A. James Rudin Endowment for Interreligious Studies

Established in 2007 by the Board of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies in honor of Rabbi A. James Rudin receiving the 8th Annual Eternal Light Award to support interfaith education and dialogue programming at Saint Leo University.

 Thomas A. Plein SERVE Endowment

Established in 2010 with a gift from the Thomas A. Plein Foundation to support faculty/staff supervision of SERVE trips, as well as increasing the number of SERVE trips and reducing student costs.

 Honors Endowment

Established in 2014 by Dr. Jacci White to encourage and enable honors students to bring honor and glory to God through Honors Program activities related to service and academic excellence.

 Library Endowment

Established in 2001 by Bob Cabot to initiate a library endowment.

 Student-Veterans Emergency Endowment

Established in 2015 with a gift from the Military Academic Excellence Fund; to be administered through applications received and reviewed through the Office of Military Affairs and Services; awards made only to student-veterans who meet the eligibility criteria; maximum award will be $500 during any 12-month period.

  Mark D. Mitchell and Patricia Rueve Mitchell Great Expectations Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Mark ’72 and Patricia ’72 Mitchell in honor of their parents; for a deserving full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for a student from the Chicagoland area (Cook and Lakes counties in Illinois), second preference for a University Campus student-athlete, and third for any University Campus student.

  Dr. Michael and Dr. Elaine Moorman Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dr. Michael and Dr. Elaine Moorman; for a University Campus student (undergraduate and graduate), with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be a single parent who has custody of his or her child/ren and must maintain a GPA of 2.8.

  Dennis and Cathy Mullen Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dennis ’76 and Cathy ’77 Mullen, in honor of Dr. Frank Arnold; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Sister Mary Dorothy Neuhofer, OSB, Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 in honor of Sister Mary Dorothy Neuhofer, OSB, 1949 graduate of Holy Name Academy; member of the Benedictine Sisters of Florida; professor, university archivist, and special collections librarian at the Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library; past prioress of Holy Name Monastery; and on the occasion of her 62nd Anniversary of Vows; for a full-time rising junior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in religion, of the Catholic faith, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Bill Nye Realty, Inc., Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Bill and Andrea Nye; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from Pasco County and adjoining communities.

  Gregory Noel O’Donoghue ’54, ’87 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the O’Donoghue family in memory of Gregory Noel O’Donoghue ’54, ’87; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Karen L. and John P. O’Leary Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Karen L. and John P. ’83 O’Leary; for full-time students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines within business administration.

  Blessed Frederick Ozanam Scholarship

Established by the Saint Vincent DePaul Society of Holiday, FL, in memory of the society’s founder, Blessed Frederick Ozanam; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be enrolled in social work or religion, and maintain a 2.0 GPA; preference given to students from Saint Vincent DePaul Church, Holiday, FL, followed by students from any Catholic parish in Pasco County, and then the entire diocese of St. Petersburg, FL.

  Padala Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Robert ’73 and Kathleen Padala; for a student currently enrolled at Saint Leo University with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business.

  Father George Paulson Theology Institute Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1982 with a gift from Alexander Kotarides in honor of Father George Paulson; for deserving students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be concentrating in religious education or in religious studies and attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center.

  Dr. James A. Peer Ocala Scholarship

Established in 1998 by friends in memory of Dr. James A. Peer, chair of the Education Department and longtime Ocala Center faculty member; to provide a one-time award for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be attending the Ocala Education Center and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5; preference given to elementary education majors.

  Dr. Robert H. Peterson Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the Peterson family in memory of Dr. Robert H. Peterson; for full-time University Campus undergraduates entering their junior years, with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); award based on academic achievement.

  Lieutenant Colonel Clement E. Petters, FLNG (Retired), and Joan A. (Barthle) Petters Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the Petters Family Foundation in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Clement E. Petters, FLNG (Ret.), and Joan A. (Barthle) Petters; for a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to active-duty military, and second preference given to reservists or student-veterans.

  Carmine Picciano ’76 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2013 by John Picciano ’69 in memory of his brother, Carmine Picciano ’76; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with an interest in music and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

John Picciano

During his time as a student at Saint Leo College, John Picciano ’69 was influenced by his instructors and fellow classmates. His Saint Leo experience helped him evolve into the person he is today, and he has shown his gratitude by donating scholarship funds in memory of his late brother, Carmine ’76.

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  Walter T. Plazewski Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 with gifts from friends of Walter T. Plazewski, former Saint Leo Prep teacher; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to English or education majors.

  Thomas A. Plein Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 with a gift from the Thomas A. Plein Foundation; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 3.0 GPA while attending high school or Saint Leo University.

  Police Memorial Scholarship

A one-time only award for sworn law enforcement officers who are currently enrolled in the Saint Leo criminal justice program and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Whitney S. Powers Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Peter Powers in honor of his father, Whitney S. Powers Jr.; for deserving full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  T. Rowe Price Scholarship

Established in 2013 by the Trustees of T. Rowe Price Foundation; for a full-time University Campus rising sophomore, junior, or senior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be first generation, have a cumulative GPA of 3.25, and be majoring in one of the following: accounting, communication management, business administration, computer science, computer information systems, economics, management, marketing, or multimedia management.

 Harry J. Purchase Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the estate of Theresa Purchase in memory of Harry J. Purchase; for a student enrolled in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference for students studying international tourism and hospitality management, and second preference for student studying business management.

  Father Raphael Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Saint Leo Preparatory Class of 1954 in memory of Father Raphael Schooff, headmaster of Saint Leo College Preparatory School; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Religious Education/Religious Studies Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. James B. Mooney and Mr. James C. David (The Saint Gerard Foundation); for full-time University Campus students majoring in religious studies and interested in pursuing a vocation in the Catholic priesthood, religious life, or lay ministry; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Jack and Theresa Reynolds Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Jack and Theresa Reynolds in memory of their son Brian Patrick Reynolds, in honor of their friend President Arthur F. Kirk Jr. on the occasion of his retirement, and in appreciation of the Saint Leo faculty for their support of son Kevin Reynolds ’94; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business; first preference given to a student with most need of assistance.

  Sister Mary Grace Riddles, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 1984 to honor Sister Mary Grace Riddles, OSB, a founding faculty member and doctor emeritus of Saint Leo; for worthy full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and display high standards of academic achievement, motivation, potential, and willingness to contribute time and talents to the university.

  Dr. Joanne B. Roberts Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Dr. Joanne B. Roberts in memory of her father, Alfred Bretz Jr., a lifelong educator; for an education major from the Gainesville Education Center entering his or her final internship, with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher; must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Two awards to be given—one in fall and one in spring.

 Judith Rochelle Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by colleagues and friends of Judith Rochelle in honor of her retirement; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from Pasco County and majoring in business.

  Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak for a full-time University Campus undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be a resident of East Pasco County.

  Rothrauff Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Dr. and Mrs. Tom Rothrauff Sr.; for a nontraditional single parent entering his or her junior year (completed and passed 60+ credit hours), currently attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  George Coventry and Nita Schmidt Roughgarden Scholarship

Established in 1986 through a unitrust by George and Nita Roughgarden; for University Campus undergraduate or graduate students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Lawrence E. Ruf Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 through a bequest by Lawrence E. Ruf; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo Abbey Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1971 by Rev. Simeon Thole, OSB, in the name of Saint Leo Abbey; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo University Endowed Scholarship

Established by numerous benefactors for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Saint Leo University Endowed Golf Team Scholarship

Established in 1998 by the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club; for a full-time University Campus undergraduates who are members of the Saint Leo University golf team and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Sean Saunders ’93 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by friends in memory of Sean Saunders ’93; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who has participated in community service during the past twelve months and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a member of a fraternity or sorority.

  Sarasota Cardinal Mooney High School Scholarship

Established in 1990 by the late Neil LeFevre, the late James Heagerty, Jerome Cocciardi, and Robert Carr, all former trustees; for graduates of Cardinal Mooney High School, Sarasota, FL, who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, are attending Saint Leo University Campus on a full-time basis, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Anthony H.N. Schnelling and Bettina M. Whyte Endowment

Established in 2003 by Tony ’74 and Cindy ’76 Gerbino in honor of their friends, Anthony H.N. Schnelling and Bettina M. Whyte; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate who is enrolled in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Evelyn Smith Scholarship

Established in 1993 through a bequest gift from Leslie Smith in memory of his wife, Evelyn; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Maura Snyder Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2003 by Saint Leo students, faculty, and staff colleagues and friends in recognition of Maura Snyder’s retirement; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with proven leadership skills in extracurricular activities, a minimum GPA of 2.5., and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dr. Thomas B. Southard Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of Saint Leo’s fifth president, Dr. Thomas B. Southard; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who exhibit the will and desire to learn and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Raymond L. and Mary C. Spangler Scholarship

Established in 1979 through a bequest by Mary Spangler in memory of her late husband; creating scholarships for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); awards to be given to student studying in the fine arts and/or the fields of mathematics or science.

  Sport Business Advisory Council Internship Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the Sport Business Advisory Council; for a full-time University Campus junior or senior sport business major (60+ credit hours completed and passed) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; full-time for a minimum of two academic semesters prior to application; must be enrolled in SPB 495 and SPB 496 and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  St. Joan of Arc Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1977 by a friend of Saint Leo; to provide tuition support for a qualified full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be from the St. Joan of Arc Parish in Boca Raton, FL, and recommended by the parish pastor; second preference for a rising senior.

 A. Karl Stevens Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the ISM-Florida Gulf Coast, Inc.; for a graduate student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have completed at least one academic semester in Supply Chain Global Integration Management graduate program and must have a GPA of 3.3 or above; preference for a student residing in the Tampa Bay region—Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties. One-time only award.

 Patrick J. Strom Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Dick, Kathy, and Michael Strom in memory of Patrick J. Strom; for a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a student majoring in cybersecurity, second preference to a student majoring in criminal justice, and third preference given to a student majoring in business.

  Student Government Association Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1987 by members of the Class of 1984; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who best exemplify the spirit and mission of Saint Leo through campus activities, community activities, and ambassadorship, and whose participation and leadership in extracurricular activities has been of the highest order; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Donna Sumner Cox Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Robert ’52 and Marlene Sumner ’52, in memory of their daughter, Donna Sumner Cox; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate female student-athlete with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be eligible to play a sport at Saint Leo.

 Sunshine Scholarship

Established in 2015 with annual revenue from the Florida Specialty Plate Fund; for a Florida resident currently enrolled as a student at Saint Leo University, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Frank Swager Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Sheila M. McDevitt ’60, Holy Name Academy, in memory of her cousin, C. Franklin Swager ’61, Saint Leo College, and a standout on Saint Leo’s first collegiate basketball team; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be academically qualified; preference given to a basketball player (men’s or women’s).

  Donald R. Tapia TKE Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Donald R. Tapia ’05, MBA ’07; for current full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student members of the TKE fraternity at Saint Leo University; must be in good standing, have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, have financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). May be multiple recipients annually, and scholarship amounts may vary depending on financial need of recipient.

  Zenith T. Taylor Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Zenith T. Taylor ’88 in honor of her parents, Neville G. and Sydnia M. Taylor; for a full-time University Campus international undergraduate with first preference given to Caribbean students with financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Alonna Rhoden Telese Tedesco Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Dr. John A. Tedesco in memory of Alonna Rhoden Telese Tedesco; for a University Campus undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); first preference given to a member of the cross country team, and second preference for a biology major.

  Pat Thompson ’87 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Pat Thompson ’87; for full-time University Campus juniors or rising seniors with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Touchton Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Charles F. Touchton III in memory of Saint Leo College Preparatory School; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be in good academic standing and enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences and/or the School of Education, with a major or concentration in math or science.

  Father Gregory Traeger, OSB, Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 and funded by several donors in memory of Father Gregory Traeger; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); preference given to a female student-athlete.

 University College Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); students must be currently enrolled at the University College location and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25.

  Father Robert Velten, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Saint Leo Preparatory Class of 1964 in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Father Robert’s ordination as a priest; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Virginia Education Centers Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 for a Virginia resident with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be currently enrolled at one of the Virginia Education Centers, have completed two terms with Saint Leo prior to application, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  Wachovia Foundation Endowed Education Scholarship

Established in 2005 with a gift from the Wachovia Foundation; for full-time University Campus undergraduates who are majoring in education and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Connie Walter Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 by James Walter in memory of his wife, Connie; for full-time University Campus minority undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Benjamin Watkins Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin E. Watkins; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  Dennis Weber Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Dennis Weber; for students attending the South Hampton Roads Education Center with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and completed and passed a minimum of 30 credit hours of Saint Leo classes by the end of the Spring 1 term of each year.

 Father Benedict Weigand, OSB, Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Father Robert Fucheck in memory of Father Benedict Weigand, OSB; for a student who is currently enrolled at any Saint Leo location and has demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Ambassador’s Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce; for full-time University Campus undergraduates from Pasco County with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Diane Callander Wetherbee ’77 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Diane Callander Wetherbee ’77 in memory of her parents, John and Patricia Callander; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0, have earned 60 credit hours, and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

  John P. Wickert ’79 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 with a bequest gift from John P. Wickert ’79; for full-time University Campus undergraduates with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 John A. Williams Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Thomas H. Williams ’11 and Julia N. Williams in honor of his father, John A. Williams; for a full-time University Campus undergraduate with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in biology: biomedical and health sciences, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; first preference given to an active-duty military member or student-veteran or the spouse or child of a veteran or active-duty military member.

 Rosemarie Eisele Williams Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Rosemarie Eisele Williams in honor of her children; for a University Campus student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 Rodney H. ’67 and Ruth (Seyfried) ’67 Williamson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Rodney H. ’67 and Ruth (Seyfried) ’67 Williamson, members of the charter class of the university; for a University Campus junior or rising senior with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must be majoring in any of the disciplines in the School of Education and Social Services, with a 2.75 GPA, and actively participating in student activities: preference given to University Ministry.

 Van Devender Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Barrie ’80 and Samanatha Van Devender; for a full-time University Campus junior or rising senior majoring in any of the disciplines in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business; must have cumulative GPA of 3.0, be a female student-athlete, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 William H. Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Shannon Greer in memory of her grandfather, William H. Wilson; for two full-time University Campus students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at Saint Leo with at least 6 credit hours in philosophy, literature, or humanities.

 

Endowment Honor Roll

 Deans Fund Endowment

Established in 2015 for the best and highest purpose/s as recommended by the dean of the School of Education and Social Services, the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, or the dean of the Donald R. Tapia School of Business and approved by the vice president of Academic Affairs.

 Horgan Library Endowment

Established in 1997 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. James J. Horgan to annually enhance the historical reference section of the library.

 Arthur F. Kirk Sr. Library Endowment

Established in 2000 by Dr. Arthur F. Kirk Jr. in honor of his father, Arthur F. Kirk Sr., to purchase books on banking, finance, and financial management.

 Green Revolving Endowment

Established in 2015 through a generous gift from the estate of Bertha Evans Brown to use for energy conservation and/or campus landscaping.

 SERVE Endowment

Established in 2006 to support SERVE (Student Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences).

 Rabbi A. James Rudin Endowment for Interreligious Studies

Established in 2007 by the Board of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies in honor of Rabbi A. James Rudin receiving the 8th Annual Eternal Light Award to support interfaith education and dialogue programming at Saint Leo University.

 Thomas A. Plein SERVE Endowment

Established in 2010 with a gift from the Thomas A. Plein Foundation to support faculty/staff supervision of SERVE trips, as well as increasing the number of SERVE trips and reducing student costs.

 Honors Endowment

Established in 2014 by Dr. Jacci White to encourage and enable honors students to bring honor and glory to God through Honors Program activities related to service and academic excellence.

 Library Endowment

Established in 2001 by Bob Cabot to initiate a library endowment.

 Student-Veterans Emergency Endowment

Established in 2015 with a gift from the Military Academic Excellence Fund; to be administered through applications received and reviewed through the Office of Military Affairs and Services; awards made only to student-veterans who meet the eligibility criteria; maximum award will be $500 during any 12-month period.