Merit-Based

Art Scholarship 

The Art Scholarship is available to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in these areas. Interested students must audition before March 1. Upon recommendation of the Department of Art, the awards are renewable each year (maxi­mum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester).

 

Music Scholarship 

The Music Scholarship is available to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in these areas. Interested students must audition before March 1. Upon recommendation of the Department of Music, the awards are renewable each year (maxi­mum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester).

 

Theatre Scholarship 

The Theater Scholarship is available to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in these areas. Interested students must audition before March 1. Upon recommendation of the Department of Theatre, the awards are renewable each year (maxi­mum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester).

 

Blended Music/Theater Scholarship 

The Blended Music/Theater Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in these combined areas. Interested students must audition before March 1. Upon recommendation of the Department of Theatre, the awards are renewable each year (maxi­mum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester).

Trustee Scholarship – $18,000

Students who have a 27 ACT and a 3.5 GPA will earn a Trustee Scholarship, and then will be considered for need-based aid as appropriate. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) if the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0*. Trustee Scholars will be invited to campus in the spring semester for academic achievement dinners to honor their accomplishments. More details coming soon. 

 

Minority Achievement Award – up to $5,000

As an institution founded on the principles of offering education with equal opportunity, the University of Mount Union deliberately works to create an inclusive culture that values diversity. The Minority Achievement Award is available to American minority students. Students must have an incoming GPA of 2.5, and up to $5,000 will be awarded at the time of financial aid packaging. Students eligible for the Minority Achievement Award will be invited to campus in the spring semester for Minority Achievement dinners to honor their accomplishments. More details coming soon.

 

Founder’s Scholarship ­– $16,000

The Founder’s Scholarship is based on a review of students’ academic credentials such as curriculum, GPA, ACT/SAT and high school rank. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) if the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0*.

 

Dean’s Scholarship – $12,000

The Dean’s Scholarship is based on a review of students’ academic credentials such as curriculum, GPA, ACT/SAT and high school rank. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0*.

*Cumulative GPA is reviewed at the end of the fourth semester and each spring semester after that. If you lose the scholarship because of the GPA requirement and bring the cumulative GPA up to 3.0 or above after the next semester, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services for a review of your financial aid. Your scholarship may be reinstated. 

 

Hartshorn Award – $10,000

The Hartshorn Award is offered to students based on a review of the students’ academic credentials such as curriculum, GPA, ACT/SAT and high school rank. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester).

 

Transfer Achievement Scholarship – $13,000 

The Transfer Achievement Scholarship is offered to students who, after graduating from high school, have taken more than 12 credit hours at another institution and have a cumulative composite GPA of 3.5* or above from all institutions enrolled. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0**.

 

Transfer University Scholarship – $11,000

The Transfer University Scholarship is offered to students who, after graduating from high school, have taken more than 12 credit hours at another institution and have a cumulative composite GPA of 3.0-3.49* from all institutions enrolled. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0**.

 

Transfer Opportunity Scholarship – $8,000

A Transfer Opportunity Scholarship is offered to students who, after graduating from high school, have taken more than 12 credit hours at another institution and have a cumulative composite GPA of 2.7-2.99* from all institutions enrolled. Eligibility is determined at the time of admission. The awards are renewable each year (maximum of eight semesters) as long as the student is a traditional undergraduate full-time student (minimum of 12 hours each semester) and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7**.  

*Transfer students who, after graduating from high school, have not taken more than 12 credit hours will be reviewed for an award based the students’ high school academic credentials such as curriculum, GPA, ACT/SAT and high school rank.

**Cumulative GPA is reviewed at the end of the fourth semester and each spring semester after that. If you lose the scholarship because of the GPA requirement and bring the cumulative GPA up to the required GPA or above after the next semester, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services for a review of your financial aid. Your scholarship may be reinstated.

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