Mercyhurst University scholarships are now available online
Besides Mercyhurst University scholarships offered by federal, state and private sectors; Mercyhurst University offers scholarships to students based on their financial needs, academic and artistic performance in order to help them meet up with their tuition costs.
These scholarships are offered to incoming students who cannot afford the freshman year cost like; meal plan and accommodation. These scholarships are reduced each year by one third and are renewable for four years of study.
BELOW ARE SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED TO NEW AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
- CAROLYN HERRMANN SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:
Sr. Carolyn Hermann scholarships and grants are available to students who show a high degree of academic excellence. It is one of the most significant grants offered at Mercyhurst University, which is up to $20,000US. A students GPA, ACT or SAT test scores, coursework and class rank are calculated in considering his/her eligibility for the scholarship. A student’s scholarship could be reduced if he or she qualifies for other merit-related awards like art, dance, music, and band and if his or her GPA falls below 3.0. The scholarship is not offered to students whose GPA falls below 2.5.
The President scholarships are offered to students with high academic excellence but cannot afford the tuition fee. A student is required to complete the FAFSA to be considered for this grant.
These are scholarships offered to students with outstanding athletic skills and potential by coaches. For a student to qualify for this athletic aid, he or she must meet the NCAA eligibility requirements.
The performance scholarships are offered to students who are extra talented in music and dancing by department faculty. The student who is exceptionally talented in dancing and singing are being offered these scholarships. Students must audition to be qualified for these scholarships in completing their application.
ERIE DIOCESE AND SISTERS OF MERCY HERITAGE AWARDS:
The diocese and sisters of mercy heritage awards and scholarships of $1,000 are offered to students who are applying from a Catholic high school or a Mercy-sponsored high school.
The alumni legacy scholarships and grants are offered to students who rely on Mercyhurst alumna for scholarships. The student must note their reliant on the alumni legacy on their application for Mercyhurst to verify to be eligible for this award. A student must have a 3.5 high school GPA at the time of admission.