Our scholarships help you pursue your dreams. Purposefully.  

At St. Edward’s University, we’re proud of our welcoming and diverse community that includes students from 59 countries. 

Here, you’ll reap the rewards of a highly personalized educational experience, with innovative classes, graduate-level research, meaningful service activities and career-building internships. And you’ll live and learn fully in one of the most exciting cities in the U.S. — Austin, Texas.

To help make your St. Edward’s education a reality, we offer academic and athletic scholarships for international freshmen. We consider your previous academic curriculum in addition to a standout essay and application. Academic scholarships require no additional application beyond your application for admission. The full-tuition Moreau Scholarship requires a separate application. International students should also complete the CSS Profile to be considered for need-based financial aid. International transfer students are eligible for athletic and academic scholarships as well.

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Academic Scholarships

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a freshman
  • 3.0 GPA

Award: $12,000 to $30,000 annually.

Learn more about academic scholarships here.
Application: automatic with an admission application. Priority deadline Feb. 1.

Moreau Scholarship


Must be a freshman. Must graduate from a Holy Cross high school. The ideal candidate is among the top students in their class, with a strong academic profile, significant leadership experience, and community-service involvement. The award seeks to recognize students who have been outstanding representatives of Holy Cross values in the classroom and in the community. Requires a separate application, which must be received with an application for admission by Dec. 15

And the following:

  • PSAT, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, AP Exam, IB Exam, GCE/GCSE, or the Duolingo English Test

Award: Full tuition for the freshman year, plus the amount equal to freshman year tuition in subsequent years.

Application: requires separate application.

Access the Moreau Scholarship Application here.

Varsity Athletics Scholarships

St. Edward's University is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the Lone Star Conference. Coaches award scholarships to men and women based on athletic ability in baseball/softball, basketball, volleyball (women only), cross country, soccer, stunt, indoor and outdoor track, and cheerleading. Student athletes should contact the athletic director or coach of their sport.
Visit our Athletics site