Since the inception of the Villanova University's Academic Advancement Program in 1969, hundreds of students have had the opportunity to graduate and successfully pursue professional careers of their choice.
The St. Martin de Porres Grant is also offered to a select group of traditionally underrepresented students who are high school seniors from the Greater Philadelphia area. The grants, developed for current tuition and fees, are renewable annually. St. Martin de Porres Grants are awarded through the University's Admission Office. Information about the grant can be obtained from the University's Admission Office.
Presidential Scholarships for Underrepresented Alumni
The Assistant Vice President of the Center for Multicultural Affairs chairs the selection committee for the Presidential Scholarships for Underrepresented Students. The scholarships are offered to a select group of entering students, traditionally talented students are provided with tuition, room and board and books. Information about the scholarship, along with the application, is provided below. It can also be obtained from the Center for Multicultural Affairs or the University's Admission Office.