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Freshman Scholarships ending Spring 2019

Marymount University offers a variety of scholarship opportunities to help freshman students meet the costs of their education. The Net Price Calculator is a tool designed to help you estimate your financial aid options for MU, which may include the following:

Freshman Academic Scholarships

Scholarship qualifications for first-time freshman students entering Marymount in the Fall 18-Spring 19 semesters  

Scholarships Amount  Minimum GPA
(on a 4.0 scale)
Minimum Standardized Test Score (SAT or ACT)
Presidential Scholarship $16,000 3.8+  N/A
3.5-3.79 1200+ (old) or 1270+ (new) 26+
Dean Scholarship $14,500 3.5+ N/A N/A
2.8+ 1100+ (old) or 1170 (new) 24+
Success Scholarship $13,500 3.25+ N/A N/A
2.8+ 1000+ (old) or 1080 (new) 21+
Achievement Scholarship $12,500 3.0+ N/A N/A
2.8+ 950+ (old) or 1030+ (new) 20+

Eligible full-time freshman applicants are automatically offered the highest scholarship they qualify for from the list below.
  • The Marymount Presidential Scholarship is a $16,000.00 annual award.
  • The Marymount Dean Scholarship is a $14,500.00 annual award.
  • The Marymount Success Scholarship is a $13,500.00 annual award.
  • The Marymount Achievement Scholarship is a $12,500.00 annual award.

All academic scholarships are renewable for up to four years of study, provided you maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of (at least) a 2.5. In order to receive priority consideration for these awards, your application for admission and supporting documents should be submitted no later than March 1. Please note that no student may be awarded more than one of these scholarships.

Marymount Virginia Residential Grant

This $1,500 grant is offered to all full-time freshman applicants from Virginia who live on Marymount's campus. It is renewable for up to four years of study, provided the student stays in on-campus housing.

Marymount Out-of-State Residential Grant

This $2,000 grant is offered to all full-time freshman applicants living in US states and the District of Columbia but outside of Virginia and who stay in campus housing during their time at Marymount. It is renewable for up to four years of study, provided the student stays in on-campus housing 

Refer-a-Saint Scholarship

The Refer-a-Saint Scholarship is a referral-based benefit for current students and applicants. If a current Marymount student has referred you, you may complete this referral form to be eligible for receiving a one-time $500 scholarship upon enrollment. Your referrer is also eligible to receive a one-time $500 credit on their student account.

Catholic High School Scholarship

This $2,000 tuition scholarship is automatically offered to full-time freshman applicants who have graduated or will graduate from a Catholic high school. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years of study, provided the student maintains good academic standing at Marymount.

Spirit of Service Scholarship

This competitive, renewable $2,500 scholarship is available to students with a record of high academic achievement and extensive volunteer service experience with school, church, or community organizations. Recipients are expected to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and must complete 60 hours of community service per semester.

The Spirit of Service Scholarship has strict application deadlines and must be completed by:

  • November 11 - Spring Entry
  • January 15 - Fall Entry
  • March 1 - Fall Entry

Spirit of Service Scholarship application

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for Women in Science and Mathematics

This competitive scholarship provides women majoring in Biology, Mathematics, or Information Technology (Computer Science specialty) with full tuition and room and board for up to four years. Applicants should be U.S. citizens with a record of high academic achievement and an interest in teaching or research in math or science. This scholarship cannot be used for Study Abroad.

Priority consideration will be given to scholarship applications received by February 1. Later applications will be considered on a funds-available basis.

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship application

Honors Program Scholarship

Freshmen admitted to the Marymount University Honors Program may be eligible for an additional scholarship award. Admission to the program is very competitive. Applicants should have a 3.5 high school GPA and a 1270 SAT or 27 ACT composite score is preferred. Also, all Honors Program applicants must submit a letter of recommendation specific to their Honors application.

The Honors Program has strict application deadlines and must be completed by:

  • November 11 - Spring and Fall Entry
  • January 13 - Fall Entry
  • March 8 - Fall Entry 

Honors Program application 

Tuition Exchange Scholarships

The following guidelines are applicable to students who wish to attend Marymount University as tuition exchange (TE) scholarship students:

Undergraduate Education

TE scholarships are for tuition expenses only for students who are enrolled full time in undergraduate education at Marymount University. Qualified applicants must be first-time, first-year freshmen. TE scholarship funds are for the fall and spring semesters only. Merit scholarships will not be awarded on-top of TE scholarships. 

Certificate of Eligibility for TE Scholarships

All students wishing to be TE scholarship recipients at Marymount must be certified as eligible "exports" by their host institutions.

For more information about the Tuition Exchange program and participating institutions, please visit The Tuition Exchange Inc. website.

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