Scholarships

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Thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, Mercy College PLUS is able to award nearly $300,000 in scholarships each year to incoming and current students. These scholarships assist with college financing and related expenses. In 2018–19, the average scholarship awarded was $1,645.

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Application process for

SCHOLARSHIPS


Mercy College scholarship applications are available in the fall and spring for students who satisfy a wide range of criteria.

CRITERIA

Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Criteria established by donor and/or scholarship fund (e.g. minority student, GPA, semester in academic program)

  • Financial need, in order from greatest to least
  • Responses to short answer questions completed during the application process

REQUIREMENTS

You must meet the following requirements to receive scholarships:

  • A 2.00 cumulative GPA for incoming or current MercyPLUS students
  • Admitted to Mercy College

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Scholarship applications are open twice each academic year. 

  • Apply March 1 - 31
    Receive funding for fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters.
  • Apply October 1 - 31
    Receive funding for winter, spring, and summer quarters.
Equity Impact

SCHOLARSHIP


The Equity Impact Scholarship is for students who are enrolled in MercyPLUS' RN to BSN program. Students can receive up to $7,500 in scholarship funds.

REQUIREMENTS

Students must meet the following requirements to receive scholarships:

  • Must be enrolled in the RN to BSN program
  • Must apply for tuition assistance via employer
  • Must submit a FAFSA
  • Must take at least two courses per quarter
  • Funds will last a maximum of six terms

HOW TO APPLY

Students can apply for the Equity Impact Scholarship via the online application when applying to MercyPLUS.

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External SCHOLARSHIPS

There are many great external scholarship opportunities out there, and we've compiled a list of some of our top choices.

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Mercy College SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer a variety of scholarship opportunities. Apply during Oct. 1 - 31 and Mar 1 - 31.

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