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The Marywood University Presidential Scholars Program recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated their outstanding academic abilities. Candidates for the freshman class whose combined Critical Reading, Math, and Writing scores of the SAT are 1920 or higher and whose six-semester high school GPA is a minimum of 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) are considered for these awards. Candidates for these awards must have applied and been accepted to Marywood prior to January 31 of their senior year in high school. 

These awards are only available for full-time freshmen entering in the fall semester. These awards are renewable for up to eight (8) full-time undergraduate semesters prior to the awarding of the baccalaureate degree. Students are required to maintain full-time status and a minimum 3.25 cumulative grade point average to renew the award each year. 

Marywood University Trustees' Scholarships are awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. While Marywood University utilizes a number of factors when evaluating admissions applications, including SAT or ACT scores, high school perfor≠mance, and types of courses completed, students receiving this level of scholarship have an average SAT of 1180 (Critical Reading and Math) and an average high school GPA of 3.75. Both freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration for these awards; for transfer students performance on the postsecondary level is taken into consideration.

Marywood University Centennial Scholarships recognize students who typically have an average SAT of 1070 (Critical Reading and Math) and an average high school GPA of
3.50. Both freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration for these awards; for transfer students performance on the postsecondary level is taken into consideration.

Deans' Scholarships are awarded to students with an average SAT of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math) and an average high school GPA of 3.00. Both freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration for these awards; for transfer students performance on the postsecondary level is taken into consideration.

Marywood University Success Awards assist students who have demonstrated academic ability, with an average SAT of 950 and an average high school GPA of 2.75. Both freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration for these awards; for

Talent Awards are made to students who demonstrate outstanding proficiency in music, art, theatre or communication arts and who plan to major in one of these areas at Marywood. Talent is demonstrated through evaluation of an art portfolio, a music audition, a communication arts portfolio, or participation in the annual theatre competition. Evaluations must be completed by March 1.

Maxis/Gillet Service Awards. The University grants service awards to incoming students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the community during their high school years and have a commitment to continue that service while enrolled at Marywood. To be considered for this award, the applicant must be accepted for admission and complete the Maxis/Gillet Service Award Application by January 31. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 570-961-4723 or visit http://www.marywood.edu/campmin/maxis-gillet-service-scholars/.

Marywood Scholarships/Grants are renewable for a total of eight (8) full time semesters of undergraduate study, if the student maintains the required minimum cumulative GPA specified in the merit award letter.

Scholarships for Transfer Students

In addition to the scholarships listed above, transfer students also qualify for:

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships are awarded to transfer students who are members of this International Scholastic Order of two-year colleges. A minimum transfer GPA of 3.50 is required for consideration for this scholarship as well as an earned associate degree. The student must enroll at Marywood immediately upon graduation from a two-year college. Proof of PTK membership is required. This scholarship is renewable if the recipient maintains a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA at Marywood University. Part-time students are not eligible for this award.

Religious Tuition Reduction

The University grants a thirty percent reduction of tuition (exclusive of fees) is granted to persons who have made formal permanent commitments to the service of God by pronouncement of vows or by ordination in a recognized Church, and who are actively and exclusively engaged in religious work. This benefit may be applied, at the discretion of the University, to persons in formal, full-time training for the dedicated service described above, such as seminarians and novices. In all cases, this benefit will not be granted if the tuition charges are subsidized from another source of financial aid. The tuition reduction does not extend to courses administered by other institutions for which Marywood University credit is earned. The University, the sole judge for eligibility in every case, will require proof of status or qualifications. The application for this tuition reduction is available from the Cashier's Office or on the Marywood website, www.marywood.edu/cashier.