Scholarships

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 requirement for scholarship renewal will have their eligibility for financial aid renewed on an individual basis.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming students at the time of acceptance. The Admission Committee uses information supplied by the applicant to determine eligibility. The scholarship is used to help reduce tuition and can be renewed annually for up to four years as long as the recipient maintains full-time study (12 or more credits) and meets the minimum grade point average stipulated on the initial award letter. Student must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

Corazon C. Aquino Scholarship
These four-year, full tuition scholarships are awarded to a high-achieving incoming student of Filipino descent. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade point average for renewal each year. There is no separate application for this scholarship. Recipients will be selected in early March.

Fonthill Writing Award
This four-year, full tuition scholarship is awarded to a prospective student intent on developing their writing skills. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA. A panel comprised of the Department of English faculty, including the Director of Writing, will judge applicant portfolios. The recipient must choose the Writing Minor program or be an active participant in the College newspaper.

To apply, submit your application and portfolio by February 1 of your senior year in high school. See Fonthill Scholarship FAQs.

Click here for the Fonthill Writing Award application.

Mary Ambrose Dunphy, S.C. Scholarship
The Mary Ambrose Dunphy, S.C. Scholarship was established in honor of the first dean (president) 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. The recipient is required to apply for financial aid by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

NSF S-STEM Scholars
The College of Mount Saint Vincent received a highly competitive grant from the National Science Foundation, in recognition of the Mount’s strength in the sciences, to fund scholars pursuing academic studies in a field of science. To be considered, candidates must hold a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 87 with particular strength in science and mathematics courses, as well as an SAT-Math score of at least 500 and SAT-Critical Reading score of at least 450. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Interested students must submit a complete application by February 1. Candidates will be interviewed between February 1 and March 1. Learn more and apply here.

Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of New York, this four-year, full standard room and board scholarship is offered to students who have an outstanding academic profile and have demonstrated community service and leadership skills. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and continue to be a resident student for annual renewal. Candidates will be interviewed between February 1 and March 1.

Apply for the Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship.

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 Scholarship
To be eligible, students must submit an application for admission and must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better from a four-year institution. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 grade point average for yearly renewal. Students will be notified about the amount of the scholarship at the time of acceptance. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Other Endowed Scholarships include:

Academy of Mount Saint Vincent Scholarship

George I. Alden Trust Scholarship

Altman Foundation Scholarship

Aquino-Walsh Scholarship

Charles Buckley Scholarship

Monsignor 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. Marian Francis Harriott Scholarship

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

Ann Selinger Henegan Scholarship

Maggie Doody Hoffman Scholarship

Sr. Magdelen Horsting Scholarship

Joseph and Rose Murray Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Josephine Doty Jaburg Scholarship

Virginia Warder Jackle 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

Rivera Scholarship

Marion McCann Short Scholarship

Simpson Memorial Scholarship in Nursing

Edna Sandroni Ulasewicz Scholarship 

Katherine Canavan Weber Nursing Scholarship