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Academic Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships

To demonstrate its commitment to academic excellence, the University awards financial assistance to incoming freshmen and transfer students who have attained outstanding academic records. The annual scholarships are renewable until graduation, provided minimum grade point averages are maintained. The minimum averages required for retention of the award are outlined in the scholarship notification letter. Annual award amounts range from $ 2000 to $15000. Students apply directly to the Admissions Office of the University for Academic Scholarships.

McAuley Awards

Students with records of leadership, volunteerism and participation in extracurricular activities may qualify for annual awards ranging from $1000 to $5000. A separate application will be provided by the admissions office to eligible candidates.

Transfer Scholarship

Full-time transfer students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average are automatically given scholarship consideration at the time of admission.

Please note that the maximum award for any combination of the above scholarships is $17,000 per year. 

Legacy Scholarship

Incoming full-time freshmen who are the sons or daughters of Misericordia University alumni will receive a $1,000 annual award.

For additional information and criteria please contact the Misericordia University Admissions Office at 1-866-262-6363. In addition to university scholarships, monies may be available from sources outside the university such as corporations, foundations, and civic organizations.