Freshmen Scholarships

Students who apply for admission to the AQ/UDM Nursing Program, automatically become eligible for academic scholarships offered through UDM. Scholarship awards are based on such criteria as:

  • Academic performance
  • Activities and interests
  • ACT or SAT test results
  • Educational goals

Scholarships for freshmen students range from $10,000-$20,000


* Nursing students are able to compete in a varsity sport at Aquinas for their first two years in the program, but are not eligible to receive an athletic scholarship.


Catholic Education University Grant

Students who completed their education at a Catholic school (either K-12 or 9-12) in the Archdiocese of Detroit are eligible to receive a Catholic Education Univeristy Grant when they enroll as full-time, first-time students at Univeristy of Detroit Mercy beginning Fall 2015.


If you've completed grades 1-12 at a Catholic elementary and secondary school within the Archdioceses of Detroit, you are eligible to receive $5,000 annually for four years. Students who attended any Catholic school for grades 9-12 receive $2,500 annually.


Transfer Scholarships
All of our full-time UDM/Aquinas Transfer students receive a scholarship from UDM. The Criteria used to assess the amount is determined by your transfer grade point average. Scholarships range from $3,500 - $8,000.
Alumni Scholarships

Dependent children who are alumni of UDM are eligible for an alumni scholarship of $1,000 per year, for a maximum of $4,000 over four years, when the student is enrolled full time in an undergraduate program at the University.


Nursing students whose parents are alumni of Aquinas are not eligible to receive the Aquinas Alumni Scholarship.