If you are applying for an academic scholarship, you must be a full-time student and maintain the GPA stipulated by your particular award for yearly renewal. Students who fail to meet the academic requirements for scholarship renewal will have their eligibility for financial aid renewed on an individual basis.
Corazon C. Aquino Scholarship
This four-year, full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a high-achieving incoming student of Filipino descent. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 GPA. There is no separate application for this scholarship. Recipients will be selected in early March.
First Year Merit Scholarship
Awarded to prospective students at the time of acceptance, this four-year scholarship is offered to first-year students based on their grade point average and standardized test scores (SAT or ACT). Depending on the amount, recipients must maintain a 2.75 cumulative grade point average for yearly renewal. Some students will be invited to interview with our scholarship committee to compete for an additional supplementary award. Interviews will be scheduled between January 15 and March 1.
Fonthill Writing Award
This four-year, room and board scholarship is awarded to four prospective students eager to develop their writing skills. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA. A panel comprised of faculty, including the Director of Writing, will judge applicant portfolios. Recipients must pursue a minor in writing and be an active participant in writing in a campus club or student organization.
International Student Merit Scholarship
Awarded to prospective international students at the time of acceptance, this scholarship (four years for incoming and two to three years for transfers) is offered to first-year and transfer international students based on their grade point average, class rank, and standardized test scores. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade point average for yearly renewal.
Mary Ambrose Dunphy, S.C. Scholarship
The Mary Ambrose Dunphy, S.C. Scholarship was established in honor of the first dean of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. To be eligible for the award, the applicant must be a niece or nephew of a Sister of Charity or the child of an employee of the Sisters of Charity.
Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship
This four-year, full room and board scholarship is awarded to prospective students with high academic profiles and outstanding community service and leadership skills. The scholarship requires an annual commitment for continuation. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA and fulfill a commitment to a service project of their choice. Recipients of the award will reside with a fellow Seton Service and Leadership Program scholar.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to community college students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and who have a cumulative GPA of 3.50. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of past academic standing only. Applicants must submit proof of membership, e.g., PTK Membership card or copy of PTK Certificate.
Transfer Merit Scholarship
To be eligible, students must submit an application for admission and have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.5–4.0 at previous institutions. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 grade point average for yearly renewal. Students will be notified about the amount of the merit scholarship at the time of acceptance.
Virginia Warder Jackle Scholarship
The Virginia Warder Jackle Scholarship, established in honor of Mount Saint Vincent alumna and benefactor, is awarded each year to the daughter or son of a Mount graduate. The recipient is required to apply for financial aid by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Other Endowed Scholarships include:
Academy of Mount Saint Vincent Scholarship
George I. Alden Trust Scholarship
The Altman Foundation Scholarship
Charles Buckley Scholarship
Monsignor James Byrne Scholarship
Eileen Campion Smith Memorial Scholarship
Patricia Delbalso McNamara Scholarship
Margaret L. Decker Scholarship
Thomas F. DeNaouley Scholarship
George and Marie Doty Scholarship
Ellen Dennehy Doyle ’41 Scholarship
Karen Hunting Drambour Memorial Scholarship
Future Leadership Foundation Scholarship
Patrick and Veronica Flynn and Children Scholarship
Sr. Marion Francis Harriott Scholarship
William Randolph Hearst Scholarship
Ann Selinger Henegan ’49 Scholarship
Maggie Doody Hoffman Scholarship
Sr. Magdalen Horsting, S.C. Memorial Scholarship
Joseph and Rose Murray Houlihan Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Josephine Doty Jaburg Scholarship
Kimbery Fund Scholarship in Communication
Dorothy Lupo Scholarship
Dr. Oswald La Rotonda Scholarship
1st Marine Lt. Lawrence J. Boudria Scholarship
Mastronardi Foundation Scholarship
Joseph and Marie McGovern Scholarship
Margot and Carrol Muccia, Jr. Scholarship
Paul and Marilyn Paganucci Scholarship
Marybeth Lavallee Pullum Scholarship
Marion McCann Short Scholarship
Simpson Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
Edna Sandroni Ulasewicz Scholarship
Katherine Canavan Weber Nursing Scholarship