What does RMU offer?

Robert Morris University offers scholarship awards based on financial need, academic achievement, athletic ability, and talent. Your Admissions Counselor or your Financial Aid Advisor will explain the eligibility and criteria for all scholarships and grants. These awards may be used toward tuition at RMU. Students must complete an admissions application, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and be enrolled full-time to qualify for scholarships. All grants and scholarships are limited;need to be officially accepted and are on a first-come, first serve basis.

Faculty Scholar Awards

For the 17-18 school year, the following Faculty Scholar Awards are available to 2017 High School graduates*:

  • Graduates possessing an ACT score of 22-23 AND a GPA of 3.0 or higher may qualify for the Emerging Scholar award of up to $6,000 per academic year toward a Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduates possessing an ACT score of 24-27 AND a GPA of 2.5 or higher may qualify for the Soaring Scholar award up to $9,000 per academic year toward a Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduates possessing an ACT score of 28 or higher AND a GPA of 2.5 or higher may qualify for the the Elite Academic Scholar up to $21,000 each academic year toward a Bachelor's Degree 

Click here to learn more about the Faculty Scholar Awards.

Other RMU Scholarship Opportunities**

  • Evening grant up to 30% off tuition
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships of up to $3,000 per academic year. Students must have Associate Degree with a minimum 3.5 GPA to qualify.
  • More than 70 corporate partnerships with tuition discounts for employees
  • Chicago City Colleges scholarship up to $10,000 toward the completion of a bachelor's degree





*Awards are available for incoming freshmen, who are recent 2017 high school graduates, starting enrollment during the July or September 2017 terms at RMU. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA while enrolled at RMU to renew the Faculty Scholar Award. The total of all scholarships and grants cannot exceed the cost of tuition.

**These scholarship opportunities will be offered through May 2017. 

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.