Scholarships For Traditional Students

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students in recognition of high academic performance or demonstrated areas of talent.

Award amounts listed below are per academic year and may only be applied toward the cost of tuition. For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions. View scholarship offers and deadlines here

Mother Generose Cahill Scholarship - FULL TUITION

Students will be invited to compete for this scholarship. Contact Admissions for details.


Merit Scholarships and Grants - New First-Year Students in Traditional Program

Academic Merit Scholarships and Grants are awarded to eligible, full-time students when they enter the college and are renewable provided the student recipient remains enrolled full-time and in good academic standing. Awards are made based on a combination of GPA and/or ACT score and financial need. 

Presidential Scholarship $12,500 - $15,500

Dean's Scholarship $11,000

Achievement Grant $8,000 - $10,000

Success Grant $2,000 - $10,000


Merit Scholarships and Grants - Transfer Students in Traditional Program

Dean's Scholarship $11,000
Requires full-time enrollment

Achievement Grant $8,000 - $10,000
Requires full-time enrollment

Success Grant $2,000 - $10,000
Requires full-time enrollment


Performance Awards

Performance Awards may be awarded to new and continuing students and renewed, provided the student recipient continues to be enrolled full-time and in good academic standing. Additional criteria specific to each award must also be met.

Athletic Scholarship 
Scholarship amounts vary by sport.

Music Ensemble Scholarship
Scholarship amounts vary by ensemble.


Endowed and Annual Gift Scholarships

Through the generosity and support of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family alumni, donors and friends of the college, Silver Lake College of the Holy Family awards scholarship assistance to current students from more than 100 funds. These scholarships are awarded annually by a scholarship committee and are not automatically renewed for subsequent years. Endowed scholarships are used to meet a student's financial need and traditionally replace institutional grant funding. A FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required for consideration of these scholarships.


Academic Excellence Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded to Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school throughout the State of Wisconsin. The number of scholarships each high school is eligible for is based on total student enrollment. In order to receive a scholarship, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis at a participating Wisconsin college by Sept. 30 of the academic year following the academic year in which he or she was designated as a scholar. The value of the scholarship is $2,250 per year, to be applied toward tuition. Half of the scholarship is funded by the state and the other half is provided by the institution. Eligibility cannot exceed eight terms.


Private Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid posts private scholarship information outside the office as it's received and students are welcome to review the notifications there. In addition, an online Scholarship Update is revised often with current scholarship information.

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