"I like that the honors program provides challenges every year."


- Janean Shedd, Special Education
Class of 2010

Scholarship Spotlight

The Fulbright Scholarship


Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. The flagship international educational program sponsored by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and the people other countries.

Kappa Gamma Pi

National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society

If you have received a letter inviting you to apply to Kappa Gamma Pi, please read the instructions carefully before you begin the application.

To qualify for member in Kappa Gamma Pi, a nominee must:
  • Be a regularly enrolled student and have attended Marywood for the last two years.
  • Be a leader in co-curricular or volunteer projects, on campus or off-campus and have an outstanding record of service and leadership.
  • Have an exceptional scholastic record and have attained a cumulative QPA of 3.50 or higher.
  • Be willing to accept membership, knowing that acceptance is a commitment of personal responsibility for future service and leadership in church, civic and Kappa Gamma Pi sponsored activities.

Marywood University may nominate up to 10% of the graduating class.

Click the link above to go to the application in MS Word form. In the application form, please use the tab key to move between categories. Grey text areas indicate space for requested information. Completed applications, including the faculty letter of support, must be submitted by February 22, 2013.

Once the committee has had the opportunity to review all applications, we will meet to select this year’s nominees.  All applicants will be notified of their status by March 18, 2013.  Kappa nominees and their families and friends will be invited to the installation ceremony in April.

Best wishes,

Ann O’Brien, LSW
Assistant Director for Service-Learning and Community Service
Swartz Center, Room 132

For information on the national organization, visit http://www.kappagammapi.org/.