Saint Pope John Paul II
Memorial Scholars Program

Established shortly after his death in 2005, the Saint John Paul II Memorial Scholarship seeks to form a cohort of students dedicated to studying and internalizing the life and pivotal teachings of this Great Saint. St. John Paul II participants will be awarded an annual scholarship of $1,500 in addition to their acceptance award.*

* Merit-based aid, in addition to a student’s acceptance award, is capped at $3,500.
Unique Features
  • Opportunity to explore and set personal goals related to Human, Spiritual, Intellectual, and Practical formation
  • Monthly meetings to discuss the life and significant works of Saint John Paul II
Requirements for the Scholarship St John Paul
  • apply by March 15
  • practicing Catholic (regular celebration of the Eucharist)
  • participation in a service trip/experience or 30 hours of approved service per year
  • participation in monthly cohort or large-group events
  • no serious conduct violations
Application Process
  • Students must apply and be accepted to Loras College in order to complete the following JPII Program application
  • Students must complete our Saint Pope John Paul II Scholarship Application
    The application includes:

    • emailing a roughly 1000-word, double-spaced, typed, original essay, based upon one of four proposed texts from Saint.John.Paul.II.
    • JPII online application form (see linked button below)

Application submission is now closed and will reopen in the fall.

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