Paul & Ann Skvarla, and Fr. Norbert Skvarla Memorial Award

Scholarship Amount

$2,000 awarded per year

Who Can Apply?

  • Incoming Freshman
  • Lisle
  • College of Science & Health


This award provides a merit scholarship based on academic performance for students entering Benedictine with a declared major within the College of Science and Health.

Incoming freshman admitted to Benedictine University that meet a set academic criterion are eligible to apply for our College of Science and Health Scholarships. Students receive these awards based on successful application and review of scholarship committee. Each scholarship is a $2,000 award per year and renewal of the award is reviewed on annual basis.



  • Admitted to Benedictine University as an incoming freshman
  • Declared a major in the College of Science and Health
  • A minimum high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • A minimum composite ACT score of 26 or SAT score of 1230 (If applicable but not needed)
  • At least 1 letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor

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