University-Funded Scholarships

Undergraduate University-Funded Scholarships

    Marywood University Trustees' Scholarships are awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. 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 typically 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.

    Recipients of this scholarship must be full-time and maintain an average QPA of 3.00.  The scholarship is intended to support undergraduate studies up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters.





    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.

    Recipients of this scholarship must be full-time and maintain an average QPA of 2.75.  The scholarship is intended to support undergraduate studies up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters.





    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.

    Recipients of this scholarship must be full-time and maintain an average QPA of 2.50.  The scholarship is intended to support undergraduate studies up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters.





    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.

    Recipients of this scholarship must be full-time and maintain an average QPA of 2.50.  The scholarship is intended to support undergraduate studies up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters.





    The Cloverfields Scholars Program helps to strengthen our culture of servant leadership by providing financial support to first generation college students who demonstrate the potential to become student leaders. An applicant must be an incoming student who has been admitted to Marywood University, and who will be a freshman in 2019-2020.  S/he must have an SAT score of 1040 or above (ACT 21) and 3.4 HS G.P.A. or greater. This scholarship will cover tuition and required fees and is renewable for four (4) years dependent on selected applicant(s) maintaining a 3.0 G.P.A., and submitting annual progress reports that contain information on internships and educational/developmental experiences.

    The application form must be emailed or postmarked (if mailing) by January 1, 2019. Applications after January 1, 2019 will be awarded on a funds available basis. Completed applications should be sent to: Marywood University, Financial Aid Office, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509; or to schmitt@marywood.edu. Applications may also be faxed to 570-961-4589.  For questions, contact Barbara Schmitt at (570) 348-6225, (8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. weekdays), or email Barbara Schmitt at schmitt@marywood.edu.



    Deadline:January 1, 2019

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    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.

    Recipients of this scholarship must be full-time and maintain an average QPA of 2.50.  The scholarship is intended to support undergraduate studies up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters.





    The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is awarded to transfer students who are members of this International Scholastic Order of two-year colleges. A minimum transfer QPA 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 the two-year college.

    Proof of PTK membership is required. This scholarship is renewed if the recipient maintains a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative QPA at Marywood University. Part-time students are not eligible for this award.





    Sibling Awards are offered to the second member of the same family when two or more dependents are enrolled at Marywood University as full-time, undergraduate students during the same semester(s).  Sibling Awards are also offered to the second member of the same family at the undergraduate level even if the other sibling has entered the graduate portion of their program at Marywood.  But if at any point in time, the graduate student stops out or drops below full-time, the Sibling Award is negated. 

    Two or more siblings enrolled only at the graduate level are not eligible for the Sibling Award.

    Students that receive Personnel Tuition Benefits are not eligible to be considered for the Marywood Sibling Award.





    Talent Awards are made to students who demonstrate outstanding proficiency in

    • music
    • art

    Talent is demonstrated through evaluation of an art portfolio or music audition.  Review dates for evaluation are included on the department web pages.  Recipients of a Talent Award must plan to major in one of these areas at Marywood.  Once awarded, they are renewable for up to eight semesters of full-time undergraduate study.  If a Talent Award recipient changes his/her major to that of one outside of art or music, the Talent Award will be rescinded.





    Marywood University is rooted in a long-standing tradition of service to local, national, and international communities. In addition to providing a variety of service opportunities, Marywood University extends this commitment to community involvement through its Maxis-Gillet Service Award, named in honor of the founders of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother Theresa Maxis, IHM and Father Louis Gillet, CSsR.

    A total of twenty $2,500.00 Service Awards are offered annually to full-time undergraduate students, including up to five first year, full-time undergraduate students who already have demonstrated outstanding service to the community and dedication to sustain that service while enrolled at Marywood. Maxis-Gillet Service Scholars are expected to participate in a minimum number of weekly community service hours and to assume a leadership role in community service activities coordinated through the Campus Ministry/Community Service Office.

    The Maxis-Gillet Service Award is offered on a yearly basis through a re-application process for up to four years. Incoming freshmen are awarded annually by March 1. Current Maxis-Gillet Scholars may be renewed and upperclassmen are awarded annually by May 1. Contact Campus Ministryto learn more about this opportunity.


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