Schedule a Visit to Compete in the Fall Scholarship Event

Pick your scholarship day: November 3 - 21, 2014

Sign up to compete any Monday, Wednesday, or Friday between November 3 and November 21.

Do you qualify to compete?
In order to be eligible to compete, you must be a first-time college student and be accepted to the University of Mary as a member of the Class of 2019. You must also have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 and a composite ACT score of 21.

What do you need to do?
Pick a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from November 3 to November 21 to come visit campus and compete for one of four scholarships. The scholarships stack on top of your academic scholarship amount. This top prize would raiser your total scholarship up to $14,000, the second prize would raise your total to $10,000, and the two third-place prizes would raise your total $8,500. All scholarships are renewable each year for four years. Competition participants will need to prep a portfolio on a leadership experience and present it to a panel of U-Mary staff members. Participants will also respond to an essay prompt. Full details will be emailed to you once you register for the event.

Here's how it works:
Pick a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday to come visit campus from Nov. 3 - Nov. 21, 2014

If you haven't already done a U-Mary campus visit, you will:

  • Meet with your personal Admissions Representative
  • Meet with an Emerging Leaders representative
  • Meet with a Student Ambassador and receive a campus tour
  • Meet with a member of the faculty who specializes in your intended major
This portion takes about 2.5 hours

Then, you move into the scholarship competition itself, where you will:

  • Provide U-Mary with a visual portfolio of your engagement in a specific leadership experience
  • Present your portfolio to a panel of U-Mary staff members
  • Have 1 hour to respond to an essay prompt

    The competition takes about 1.5 hours

    What if you already conducted your personal visit to campus?
    Not a problem, you will jump right into the competition.

To RSVP for the fall Scholarship Event, choose which day you'd like to come to campus from the below list. Please note that due to the large volume of students that come to campus to compete during this period of time, we cannot specify your start time until after you register for a specific day. Once you submit the RSVP form, we will assign you a start time for that day sometime between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. We will email you after you sign up for a given day to let you know your start time as well as provide directions to the Admissions Office. Please reach out to us with any questions at 800-288-6279. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!

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