O-I Scholarship

Multicultural Scholarship Opportunity

A multicultural perspective explores various aspects of individuals, groups and communities. Students that receive this scholarship will be expected to explore cultural competency and what that means for society as a whole through programming, lectures, community involvement and dinner discussions. The culminating travel experience will allow students the opportunity to reflect on their time at Lourdes and how to promote the Franciscan tradition after graduation.

Deadline: March 1, 2013

Through the generous funding of the O-I Charities Foundation, students new to Lourdes University have the opportunity to apply for the O-I Endowed Multicultural Student Services Scholarship. This annual scholarship not only assists students in their efforts to attend Lourdes, but it also allows them to continue their learning through service learning projects developed by the faculty mentor, educational programming each year and an exciting senior multicultural experience abroad.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • New to Lourdes students
  • Full-time, degree seeking student in good academic standing at Lourdes, minimum GPA of 3.0. Must maintain a Lourdes cumulative GPA of 2.75 in order to maintain the scholarship annually.
  • Submit a 500 word essay to the Dean of Enrollment detailing your multicultural experiences and service work
  • (2) Letters of recommendation.
  • Must fully complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process at Lourdes.

How to Apply

Once we have received your completed application, the applications will be reviewed and students will be notified.

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Amy Mergen
Dean of Enrollment
(419) 824-3677

Recommendation Form

If your name was given by a student as a reference in support of his/her application to a Lourdes University Multicultural Scholarship, please use the link below to fill out the Recommendation Form.

Recommendation Form