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 performance, and types of courses completed, students receiving this level of scholarship have an average SAT of 1208 (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT of 26 and an average high school GPA of 3.89. Both freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration for these awards; for transfer students performance on the postsecondary level is taken into consideration. Typically transfer students must have a minimum postsecondary QPA of 3.50

Marywood University Centennial Scholarships recognize students who typically have an average SAT of 1106 (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT of 24 and an average high school GPA of 3.69. 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 Deans’ Scholarships are awarded to students with an average SAT of 1029 (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT of 22 and an average high school GPA of 3.41. 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 955 (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT of 20 and an average high school GPA of 3.10. 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 Opportunity Awards assist students who have demonstrated academic ability, typically with an average SAT of 932 (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT of 19 and an average high school GPA of 2.60. First-time freshmen are eligible for consideration for these awards.

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 the published date. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 570-961-4723 or visit marywood.edu/maxis-gillet.

Marywood Scholarships/Grants are renewable for up to 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.