2024 Application Guide for Mount St. Mary's University Freshman Merit Awards

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end as follows;
i. Le Puy Founder’s Award: 1st of December, 2023 (CLOSED)
ii. Other Merit Awards: Rolling basis

Scholarship Summary: 
Every domestic and international freshman student who applies for admission into Mount Saint Mary’s University (a women’s university) will be automatically considered for merit awards.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
There are no set criteria for eligibility but past recipients represent the top academically talented students of the applicant pool. 

Value of Scholarship: 
The MSMU Merit awards are valued as follows;
i. Le Puy Founder’s Award – Full Tuition annually {recognizes the highest levels of academic achievement and applicants' service in the spirit of our founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet}
ii. President’s Award: $19,000 - $21,000 per year (3.93+ GPA)
iii. Carondelet Award: $18,000 per year (3.60-3.92 GPA)
iv. Provost Award: $17,000 per year (3.20-3.59 GPA)
v. Opportunity Award: $15,000 per year (<3.19 GPA)
vi. Dean's International Student Award: Varies (for international students)

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Apply for admission to Mount Saint Mary’s University and you will be automatically considered for merit awards.
ii. Students interested in being considered for the Le Puy Founder’s Award must complete the additional essay in the MSMU section of the Common Application and submit their application by December 1 (prompt to be provided upon application).
iii. In January, Le Puy finalists will be selected to participate in an interview day, as the selection of the Scholars includes an interview with a Mount Saint Mary’s University selection committee made up of faculty, staff and alumnae. Scholarship winners will be announced soon after the interview day

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Mount Saint Mary’s University Freshman Merit Scholarship Page.