Emerging Leaders Academy Scholarship Competition

An opportunity to earn more in scholarships as an incoming freshman! The competition includes a visit to campus, essay submission, and an interview with an Emerging Leader Academy director. 

The University of Mary holds its Fall Scholarship Competition on select Mondays and Fridays during the month of November. This competition is an opportunity for incoming freshmen who have also been accepted into the university's Emerging Leaders Academy to earn incredible scholarships. See below to register for the date you prefer!

Awards include:

  • An $8,000 annual Trustee Scholarship
  • One $4,000 per year Founder's Scholarship
  • Two $2,000 Dean's Scholarships!

We would love for you to be a part of this competition. To compete, you must visit our main campus, write an essay, and interview with an Emerging Leaders Academy director

Eligibility Requirements*

To be eligible, students need to be accepted to the University of Mary and have a 3.25 GPA.

Learn about the Emerging Leaders Academy

We hope you will join us for this competition. The University of Mary is proud to offer a number of scholarship programs to aid students with tuition cost. Ninety-nine percent of undergraduate University of Mary students on campus receive scholarships or some form of financial aid!

*Fall Scholarship Competition Awards can be combined with other awards; total scholarship award gifts will not exceed cost of tuition.

Questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact the University of Mary Admissions office at: [email protected] or 701-355-8030.

The University of Mary holds its Spring Scholarship Competition in early February. This competition is an opportunity for incoming freshmen who have also been accepted into the university's Emerging Leaders Academy to earn incredible scholarships.

Awards include:

  • One $8,000 annual Trustee Scholarship
  • One $4,000 per year Founder's Scholarship
  • Two $2,000 Dean's Scholarships!

We would love for you to be a part of this competition. To compete, you must submit a media piece (Video, PowerPoint, etc.) creatively showcasing a service leadership project you've undertaken that made a meaningful difference in your community and participate in a phone interview with an Emerging Leaders Academy director. If you choose to submit a video, please keep the video length under 12 minutes.

To compete please follow the below steps:

  1. Meet eligibility requirements (explained below)
  2. Register for the competition above. The date and time of your phone interview will be sent following completion of your registration.
  3. Submit your media project to [email protected]no later than Friday, February 12, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements*

To be eligible, students need to be accepted to the University of Mary and have a 3.25 GPA.

Learn about the Emerging Leaders Academy

We hope that you will join us for this competition. The University of Mary is proud to offer a number of scholarship programs to aid students with tuition cost. Ninety-nine percent of undergraduate University of Mary students on campus receive scholarships or some form of financial aid!

*Spring Scholarship Competition Awards can be combined with other awards; total scholarship award gifts will not exceed cost of tuition.

Questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact the University of Mary Admissions office at: [email protected] or 701-355-8030.