In partnership with the University's commitment to make college affordable for you and your family, the Matteo Ricci Institute has established 2 scholarship opportunities to support your educational goals. These scholarships can be used in addition to any other funding you may already have through the University's financial aid office. The following opportunities are available for students who are enrolled in one of the Humanities degrees. For more information about all scholarships offered by the University, please visit Academic Works.

John F. Foster, S.J. Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the generosity of donors to honor the legacy of John F. Foster, S.J., co-founder of the Matteo Ricci College at Seattle University. 

Amount Awarded: approx. $3,000

Number of Scholarships Available: 1

To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:

• be enrolled as a full-time student at the University;
• have completed at least one year of study within the Matteo Ricci Institute; and
• demonstrate a high-level of academic achievement and engagement with their course work.

Morgan Family Scholarship

The Morgan Family Endowed Scholarship was established through the generosity of Michael A. Morgan in memory of his family and their commitment to education.

Amount Awarded: approx. $2,000

Scholarships Available: 1

To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:

• Be enrolled as a full-time student at the University.
• Preference given towards students enrolled in the Matteo Ricci Institute.
• Demonstrate financial need.

*Award shall be renewable contingent on student recipients continuing to meet the award criteria and making satisfactory progress toward degree completion, as determined by the University. 

Matteo Ricci Scholarship

Amount Awarded: up to $2,250

The Matteo Ricci Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to Seattle University Matteo Ricci students based on the following criteria:

• Be accepted and/or enrolled as a student in the Matteo Ricci Institute;
• Represent a historically excluded or marginalized community;
• Demonstrate experiences that illustrate a commitment to community engagement and a just and humane world; and
• Financial need as determined by SU's Office of Student Financial Services

Length of Scholarship: Awarded yearly, students who have previously received the award can reapply.

*Scholarship recipients will be determined by a standing committee within the Matteo Ricci Institute

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