Belong Scholarship Program

Scholarship Amount

$2,000 awarded per year

Who Can Apply?

  • Lisle
  • Incoming Freshman
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Transfer Student


The Belong Scholarship Program – A Personal Journey of Excellence offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of exclusive experiences within the Benedictine, Local and Global communities. In addition to an annual scholarship, students will be able to meet with leaders in a variety of fields, be exposed to diverse and unique cultural experiences, have special access to events/programming, and more.


Eligible students to apply for the Belong Scholarship Program are those that identify as a first-generation college student.

First-Generation Student is defined as a student whose parent(s) did not complete a 4-year college or university degree, regardless of other family’s member’s level of education; if a parent started college or university and did not finish their degree; students with parents who attended international universities as first-generation.

Additional Information

Please note that the Belong Scholarship Program uses a priority application deadline date of February 1, 2024. 

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