Loyola University Chicago

Giving to Loyola

Hear from our students

More than 96 percent of Loyola students receive some form of financial aid. For many of these students, this support means the difference between a Loyola education and a dream deferred.

Hear some of Loyola’s finest students discuss how important scholarship support has been to their education.

  • Future doctor plans to help hometown community

    “I am from a low-income immigrant family, and I never thought I would be fortunate enough to receive a college education.” - Stephanie Cardenas, Biology major, Class of 2019
  • First-generation student mentors others like her

    “Scholarship support motivates me to continue my studies, stay involved, and maintain focus during my undergraduate career.” - Teresa Dorado, Environmental science and visual communications major, Class of 2020
  • Adult student finds second chance with SCPS

    “As a first-generation college student and a single parent, I thought my chances of receiving a secondary education were long gone.” - Norma Glasco, Management major, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Mentor and friend hopes to pass on wisdom to youth

    “The groundwork and resources that Loyola provides its students help us to be well-rounded and more prepared for not only college life but also life after college.” - Wesley Ibarra, Health systems management major, Class of 2019
  • JFRC alumna serves as leader, teacher

    “I cannot imagine a better place to further my personal growth and my faith than Loyola University Chicago.” - Kimberly Ocampo, Spanish and secondary education major, Class of 2019, JFRC Spring '16
  • Student heals others from the inside out

    “It is one thing to physically heal someone and another to understand that person and maybe even help them on a larger scale.” - Nicholas Popernik, Psychology and biology major, Class of 2019