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21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship
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21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship 
     
 

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Description

The Marian University 21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship provides an opportunity to ensure a quality collegiate educational experience while achieving academic and life goals. Marian University is committed to the success of the 21st Century Scholars throughout their college years. On the Marian University campus, you will find the 21st Century Scholars office offers daily connections to all student services, as well as monthly social and support workshops.

The scholarship supplements federal and state grants to cover the full cost of tuition. It is available for up to 25 new students each year.

Eligibility

Applicants for the scholarship must:

  • Have completed the Marian University admissions application process and been admitted in good standing.

  • Meet the requirements and be recognized as an eligible 21st Century Scholar by the State of Indiana.

  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 10, 2013.

  • For new entering freshmen: have earned a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (4.00 scale).

  • For new entering transfer students: (12 or more earned college credits from a regionally accredited institution), have earned a minimum cumulative college or university grade point average of 3.00 (4.00 scale).

  • Demonstrate a record of strong social involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.

  • Commit to an educational experience framed within the context of Marian University’s Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship.

Application Process

  1. Applicants must complete the admissions process and have been admitted to Marian University no later than January 4, 2013.

  2. Applicants must complete and submit the Marian University 21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship Application by January 4, 2013.

  3. Eligible candidates must participate in an individual interview with the director of the 21st Century Scholars Program and other committee members.

Selection

Scholarships are awarded by the selection committee based on the candidate’s record of achievement, potential contribution to Marian University, and potential to benefit from the program. These criteria are reflected in the candidate’s transcripts, academic scholarship application, references, and on-campus interview.

Award notifications will begin on Monday, February 25, 2013. Candidates not selected for a 21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship will receive a financial aid package beginning in mid-March.

Renewal

  • Active participation in the Mentor to Success Program.

  • Attend at least one Academic Success Program per semester.

  • Attend at least one session of STARR per semester.

  • Attend at least one social outing with the 21 Century Scholars office per semester.

For freshmen, the 21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship is renewable for seven consecutive semesters by:

  • Remaining in good academic and social standing.

  • Enrolling as a full-time student each semester.

For transfer students, the 21st Century Scholar Tuition Scholarship is renewable, contingent on:

  • Remaining in good academic and social standing.

  • Enrolling as a full-time student each semester.

  • Remaining Indiana state grant eligibility.