Alyssa Rafoth '16

Major: Intervention Specialist
Hometown:Canfield, OH

Mount Union has given me the chance to participate in organizations, help the Alliance community and expand knowledge in my career path.

Presidential Scholarship Competition

Mount Union’s Presidential Scholarship Competition offers renewable full-tuition awards to eight winners. Trustee Scholarships amounting to $17,000 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 score of 1210 (CR+M)
  • 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. The competitions for this year will be held on:

  • Saturday, February 6, 2016
  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Saturday, March 12, 2016

If you are an eligible candidate, you may register for the Presidential Scholarship Competition by logging into your Mount Union application account:

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 date of April 1, 2016 to be offered a Presidential or Trustee Scholarship.

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

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