GMercyU offers several scholarship opportunities

Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships and Grants

Gwynedd Mercy University offers several scholarships and grants to help you get a great education at an affordable cost. Known as “gift assistance,” these scholarships and grants do not need to be repaid, and generally are renewable for all four years of your education as a Main Campus student. If you have any questions about your eligibility for these scholarships, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@gmercyu.edu

Scholarships for Incoming First-Time Freshmen

Presidential Scholarship

Full Tuition- The Presidential Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship available to selected first-time freshmen. To be eligible, you will need SAT scores of at least 1300 (Math and Critical Reading combined), a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.5, and an interview with an Admissions Counselor. This full tuition scholarship is renewable for three years as long as you continue to meet eligibility requirements and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.

Mother Mary Bernard Scholarship

$10,000-$18,000 - The Mother Mary Bernard Scholarship is available to first-time freshmen who have SAT scores between 800 and 1290 (Math and Critical Reading combined). The scholarship is renewable for three years as long as you continue to meet eligibility requirements and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.

To learn about other scholarship opportunities for which you may be eligible, please review the Other Scholarships section below.

Transfer Student Scholarships and Grants

If you are transferring into Gwynedd Mercy University from another postsecondary institution with at least 24 credits, you may be eligible for one of our Transfer Scholarships. Both scholarships are awarded to students enrolling on a full-time basis and are renewable for a maximum of three years.

Gold Transfer Scholarship

$15,000- The Gold Scholarship is a special annual scholarship for transfer students with an incoming GPA of at least 3.5.  The scholarship is renewable as long as you maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 while enrolled at GMercyU.

Crimson Transfer Scholarship

$10,000- The Crimson Scholarship is a special annual scholarship for transfer students with an incoming GPA between 3.0 and 3.49.  The scholarship is renewable as long as you maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 while enrolled at GMercyU.

Transfer Student Grant

$8,500- The Transfer Student Grant is available to transfer students who enroll as full-time GMercyU students, and have earned a minimum of 24 credits with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50-2.99 from another accredited college or university. The Transfer Grant is renewable as long as you meet eligibility requirements and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 while enrolled at GMercyU.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$2,000- Gwynedd Mercy University will recognize your membership in Phi Theta Kappa and award you an additional $2,000 Phi Theta Kappa scholarship, as long as you’re a member who meets eligibility requirements. Your membership in Phi Theta Kappa must be documented and verified to qualify for the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship.

To learn about other scholarship opportunities for which you may be eligible, please review the Other Scholarships section below.

Other Scholarships and Grants

Sibling Grant

$2,000 - The Gwynedd Mercy University Sibling Grant is a $2,000 award provided to siblings who are enrolled at the same time as full-time students for at least one semester.  The grant is renewable for up to three years even after one sibling graduates, as long as the other sibling continues to be enrolled as a full-time student.

Alumni Match Scholarship

$2,000 - The Alumni Match Scholarship is offered to children of Gwynedd Mercy University alumni and is renewable for three years. To qualify for this scholarship, one of your parents must have earned an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree from GMercyU or Gwynedd-Mercy College. You must be enrolled on a full-time basis and meet all academic standards.

Catholic High School Tuition Grant (TIP)

$3,000 - If you are a first-time freshmen who graduated from a Catholic high school, you may be eligible to receive the Catholic High School Tuition Grant. The grant is renewable for up to three years, provided you are in good academic standing and are enrolled full time.

E-STEM Scholarship

$3,000 - $8,000 – Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, Gwynedd Mercy University is offering a special Ethics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (E-STEM) scholarship valued at either $3,000 or $8,000 a year.  For more information on this exciting program, visit the E-STEM Program page.

Maguire Scholars Scholarship

$5,000 - The Maguire Scholars Award is funded by Mr. and Mrs. James J. Maguire through the Maguire Foundation, a philanthropic enterprise that primarily focuses its resources on education. To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit an application and essay, demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. For more information or to apply for the award, please visit the the Maguire College Scholars page of the Maguire Foundation website.

Please note: If you have already received a bachelor’s degree, you may not be eligible for federal, state or college scholarships and grants.

Ready to apply for a GMercyU scholarship?

If you’re ready to apply for a scholarship or grant, or if you have any questions, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@gmercyu.edu.