Patricia Bobic Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship valued up to $1,500 will be awarded to a full-time student attending classes at a DeVry University campus in Colorado. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in DeVry University in the state of Colorado.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    • Applicant must complete an essay no more than a 500 words on the following topic:Provide examples of how you have assisted others in need. How will you continue to “pay it forward”?
  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

Susan Q. Brown Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to an eligible international student enrolled in a DeVry University undergraduate program who is not eligible for Title IV funding. Scholarships will be disbursed equally over each session/semester over the academic year beginning January 2019 and ending December 2020. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a current international/F1 Visa student enrolled in a DeVry University undergraduate program.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours.
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:

Why have you chosen to travel internationally to attend DeVry University? What opportunities do you believe having a degree from DeVry University will provide a how will your degree improve your life and the lives of others?

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.

DeVry University Scholarship – East Region

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to eligible students enrolled at DeVry University – East Region (includes the following states: Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania or Virginia). The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University at one of the east region campuses.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?
  • Applicant must obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

DeVry University Scholarship – North Region

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to eligible students enrolled at DeVry University – North Region (includes the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri or Ohio). The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University at one of the north region campuses.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?
  • Applicant must obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

DeVry University Scholarships – Online

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to eligible students attending DeVry University Online. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University Online.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?
  • Applicant must obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

DeVry University Scholarship – South Region

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to eligible students enrolled at DeVry University – South Region (includes the following states: Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee or Texas). The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University in one of the south region campuses.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?
  • Applicant must obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

DeVry University Scholarship – West Region

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to eligible students enrolled at DeVry University – South Region locations (includes the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado or Nevada). The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University at one of the west region campuses.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?
  • Applicant must obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

Hewlett Packard Scholarship

Two scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled at DeVry University. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must be continuing classes in the Electronics and Computer Technology program.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:

Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

Keller Graduate School of Management Scholarship

Scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled at Keller Graduate School of Management. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at Keller Graduate School of Management.
  • Applicant must have earned at least nine (9) credit hours (may include the January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:Describe the importance of leadership and provide examples of your leadership style and leadership that you demonstrate in your school communities or work.Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

David MacFarlane Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships valued up to $1,000 will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled at DeVry University in Illinois or Ohio. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University in Illinois or Ohio.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:
    How has your family background affected the way you see the world? As a result, as a first generation college student, how important is education in your life.
  • Applicant must submit letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant must be first in their family to go to college.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

Mercer Scholarship

Three scholarships valued up to $1,500 each will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled in classes at DeVry University. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:

Describe the most challenging obstacle you’ve had to overcome. Discuss its impact on your life. What have you learned from the experience? How has overcoming this obstacle shaped who you are today?

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.

Don Morris Memorial Scholarship

Don Morris was a founding board member of the Empower Scholarship Fund and was a key in the development to ensure its mission is focused on assisting students, specifically those that have a financial need and have a good academic track record. As a non-profit specialist at the Chicago, Illinois law office of Mayer Brown, Don provided necessary legal counsel throughout the development of the Scholarship Fund. Sadly, Don passed away in 2017. However, his vision and leadership provided a path resulting in scholarship assistance for thousands of students.

One scholarship valued at $1,500 each will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled at DeVry University. Scholarships will be disbursed equally over each session/semester over the academic year beginning as early as May 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine or Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:

Describe the importance of leadership and provide examples of your leadership style and leadership that you demonstrate in your school communities or work.

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.
  • Recipient must submit a letter of the thank you to the Don Morris family before funds will be disbursed. This letter is to be sent to the Scholarship Fund office.

Rita Rily Gross Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled at a DeVry University campus in the Phoenix area. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded in full based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at a DeVry University campus in the Phoenix area.
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than a 500 words on the following topic:

As a single parent, what was the most difficult aspect of pursuing your education? As you near graduation, what advice would you give to other single parents attending DeVry University?

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior.
  • Applicant must be a single parent.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA.
  • A thank you letter addressed to the family of Rita Rily Gross is to be submitted prior to the disbursement of funds. This letter is to be sent to the Scholarship Fund office.

James “Slim” Saullo Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $1,500 will be awarded to an eligible student enrolled in classes at DeVry University in Orlando, Florida. The recipient must be enrolled for each session/semester at the time of disbursement. The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at DeVry University Orlando, Florida.
  • Applicant must have successfully transferred or completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours (may include January session).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must complete an essay no more than 500 words on the following topic:

In what ways have, you contributed to your community, work or charitable organization. Beyond your career aspiration or current employment, how do you plan to use your degree to enrich and give back to your community?

  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or leader in the community who is familiar with the applicant but is not related.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Biomedical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronic and Computer Technology or Electronic Engineering Technology.
  • Applicant is to be judged in need of financial assistance from information obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, in part by the completion of the FAFSA