Khanh Linh Nguyen ‘17

Major: Physics/Financial Mathematics
Hometown:Hanoi, Vietnam

I believe Mount Union is providing me with important knowledge and hands-on experiences so that I can continue my education in graduate school and make my dream come true, which is to be a physics professor.

Presidential Scholarship Competition

Mount Union’s Presidential Scholarship Competition offers renewable full-tuition awards to eight winners. Trustee Scholarships amounting to $17,500 are awarded to many students who demonstrate outstanding performance during the Presidential Scholarship Competition but are not chosen as recipients of full-tuition awards.

Eligibility standards:

  • ACT score of at least 27 or an SAT-I score of at least 1210 (CR+M) or a new SAT-I score (March 2016 and forward) of at least 1280 (ERW+M) 
    and
  • At least a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4 point scale or a high school rank in the top 15%

The competition involves an on-campus interview session and essay. Eligible candidates are admitted students meeting the criteria listed above and will have access to register for the competition through their admission application accounts. Candidates should register for the first available competition event if possible.

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Saturday, February 18, 2017

 

If an eligible candidate cannot complete the admissions process prior to the competition date, he/she may still participate in the competition by submitting an official transcript and test scores and contacting the Office of Admission to schedule a competition date. While it is not required to be admitted to the University to compete, candidates must have submitted all original admission application materials to the University prior to the award notification dates of December 22, 2016 (for the December 3 event) or March 15, 2017 (for the February 18 event).

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Admission at (800) 334-6682 or (330) 823-2590. You may also email us at admission@mountunion.edu. Our staff will be happy to assist you.

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