Grants & Scholarships



The university considers all full-time students in the Undergraduate College who submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for these funds

St. Edward's University Grants

St. Edward’s University grants are available to students (U.S. citizens and legal residents) who show financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each year, the university provides a significant volume of grants to offset tuition. In 2014 alone, students at St. Edward’s were awarded more than $65 million.

Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)

This need-based grant is offered to eligible full-time undergraduate students who are Texas residents. Students who receive athletic scholarships are not eligible to receive TEG assistance

Federal Pell Grant

This grant is offered by the U.S. Department of Education. Eligibility for this grant is determined by the department and is based largely upon income, family size, and asset information.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

This federal need-based grant is offered in limited numbers to eligible full-time undergraduates who receive the maximum Pell Grant.



St. Edward's University competes in the Heartland conference and is a member of NCAA Division II. Coaches award scholarships based upon athletic ability with financial need taken into consideration. Scholarships are offered for the following sports:

Women's Men's
Softball Baseball
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Tennis Tennis
Soccer Soccer
Golf Golf
Cheerleading Cheerleading

Contact coaches by calling the St. Edward's Athletic Department at 512-448-8480.


Specialty Scholarships

Theatre Scholarship

A Theater Scholar receives a scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 annually for up to four years. Students must major in Theater Arts to be eligible and must maintain at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Criteria: Students are selected based on their demonstrated talent in one of four areas:

- Acting
- Directing
- Theatre Management
- Technical design and direction

Application and Deadline: Auditions for these scholarships are held at St. Edward's in late February or early March. If you're interested, make sure you apply for admission first. E-mail an admission counselor if you have questions about auditions.


St. Edward's University students have the opportunity to participate in Air Force and Army ROTC through the University of Texas at Austin. Each ROTC program offers numerous scholarship opportunities. Some participants receive a full-tuition scholarship and a book allowance, as well as a monthly stipend.

Applicants should contact Air Force ROTC at 512-471-1776 or Army ROTC at 512-471-5919 for further information.